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Historic Ships in Baltimore

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Neighbourhood: Inner Harbor
As featured in 3 Days in Baltimore and 2 other guides
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Address: 301 E Pratt St Pier 1, Baltimore, MD 21202-3134 (Formerly USS Constellation)
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 16:30
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Historic Ships in Baltimore is home port to USS Constellation, the last...

Historic Ships in Baltimore is home port to USS Constellation, the last all-sail warship built by the US Navy, the submarine USS Torsk which sank the last two enemy combatants of WWII, USGC Cutter Taney, the last surviving vessel to witness the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, 7 December 1941, Lightship 116 Chesapeake, which marked the entrance to the Chesapeake Bay and the Seven Foot Knoll Lighthouse. The museum is open daily from 10:00am to 4:30pm. Tickets may be purchased on-line or at our ticket locations on Pier 1, Pier 3 or on board the USCGC Taney.

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We had a great day taking a tour of the 4 ships. Make sure to get the 4 ship package, saves a lot of money. The submarine and tall ship is a must. Try to time you visit with the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey
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Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We had a great day taking a tour of the 4 ships. Make sure to get the 4 ship package, saves a lot of money. The submarine and tall ship is a must. Try to time you visit with the powder monkey tour it is well worth it, a lot of information about the daily life on ship.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Just the U.S.S. Constitution makes this a mandatory tourist stop for everyone, but there is lots more to do as well. Allow 2 hrs for the Constitution and you will need a guided tour, but give the other ships some time as well. They are all worth part of your day here.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the 4 ship tour which is the best deal only 18 dollars for the tickets. Started at the USS Constitution and were lucky to time a guided tour through the ship, 2 hours of unbelievable knowledge of the ship and times. The submarine is a must, the size of the ship makes you wonder how they lived in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ship has a self guided tour with an electronic hand held guide. Ship is easy to get around and very educational. If the temp is above 90 it is a bit stuffy. Lots of stairs. Good time.

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Richmond, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like history, then you will love this place. There is so much to see. I can easily take you a full day if you actually take your time to see everything.

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New Bern, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kids and I showed up at 11:30am by chance and was told about cannon firing at noon. Cool. Nicely restored ship, one can really get a feel for life on board the sailing vessel near the Civil War. Highly recommend it. Parking is a pain since it is downtown, but oh well. Did not tour other ships.

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Marietta, GA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

These were great fun - even on rainy days. On hot days, the sub comes with a little misery. Save some cash and book all ships at once. If you don't you will regret it. Kids can touch everything and the architecture is really cool. There is no tour guide, but there are always plenty of other guests so you... More 

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Dysart, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The price is pretty good for a visit to 4 ships, we originally planned upon two but upgraded the tickets to include all four, The ships are clean, and as accurate as possible to maintain the historical significance of the vessels. understandably some areas are closed to the public and it would have been nice to see some of the... More 

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Frederick, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My teen loved the experience. We only had time to visit two of the ships but we would love to see the rest. Everything is well labeled. The information is both interesting and clear. I would highly recommend taking advantage of the free audio tour offered with your visit to the Constellation. Good for people who love history and people... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited three of the five ships and would gladly have visited all five but we started late, and they closed for the day before we had a chance to visit them all. The contrast between the ships was very striking and we got a real sense of how different various types of ships are, including a glimpse into the... More 

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