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The Havre de Grace Maritime Museum

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Address: 100 Lafayette St, Havre de Grace, MD 21078-3542
Phone Number:
+1 410-939-4800
13:00 - 17:00
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Sun 13:00 - 17:00
Wed - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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This is a very nice museum with a interesting collection of Maryland's Maritime history. If it is near the Lighthouse and Decoy Museum as well as the Havre de Grace Promenade so... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2016
Judy Z
Spring City, Pennsylvania
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Havre de Grace, Maryland
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39 reviews
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

A very nice place to spend a few hr.'s with your grandchildren. It makes for an interesting trip thru history & has quite a few interesting displays. The staff is quite knowledgeable & willing to help or answer any & all questions..

Thank ross h
Spring City, Pennsylvania
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37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

This is a very nice museum with a interesting collection of Maryland's Maritime history. If it is near the Lighthouse and Decoy Museum as well as the Havre de Grace Promenade so you can spend a lot of time visiting many different locations and not have to keep looking for parking space.

Thank Judy Z
Manchester, PA
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82 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

A deal at 3 bucks a person. It is full of interesting items and facts from the early days. Some exhibits are interactive too

Spring Grove, Pennsylvania
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Its not hard to loose a few hours here if you carefully look at all of the displays and read all of the info on the many boats of the chesapeake, along with much of the local history of the bay and Havre de Grace. I learned alot and really enjoyed all of the displays that they had painstakinly preserved... More 

Thank Lazypine
Harker Heights
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323 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2016

A small museum but very interesting. A number of displays about waterfowl hunting, ice cutting industry of old, early native American and maritime life in general. The staff was very friendly and there is a small gift shop. A $3 donations is requested to tour.

Thank David W
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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191 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2016

The museum has some good displays, but if you are into maritime museums, this one will most likely disappoint you. It is very small, and it spends more exhibits on the Chesapeake and less on boats and ships.

2 Thank JohnBCowgill
Thomasville, Georgia
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39 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2016

Havre de Grace is a very cool and historic town at the headwaters of the Chesapeake Bay. The maritime museum would be great without the blowhard, obviously alcoholic, yahoo that provides tours there. Judgmental, very ignorant, and seemingly had a total agenda of god-knows-what that was making everyone there uncomfortable. The museum is bits and pieces of stuff with the... More 

1 Thank 31792Hutch
Annapolis, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2015

lots of fun for a day trip. the museum wasn't crowded and had some really fun and interesting exhibits.

Thank erikasealing
Havre de Grace, Maryland, United States
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2015

This was a nice thing to visit when it was raining and lots of things to look at and still be able to take a short trip

Thank ry14
Abingdon, Maryland
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487 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 271 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2014

I was pleasantly surprised when we visited this museum. I've driven by it many times but had never gone in. For a small donation (just $2) you can spend some time here looking at various maritime artifacts including Coast Guard artifacts. There is a very nice video of John Smith's discovery and exploration of the Chesapeake Bay in the 1600s.... More 

1 Thank Sharon M

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