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Apalachicola Maritime Museum

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Maritime local history worth the stop

Really enjoyed our time at the museum. Learned a lot about the area and the role that the maritime... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2018
Venice, Florida

My first stop in Apalachicola. I loved it and learned a lot. Best of all, it's free! Be sure to... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2018
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  • Poor6%
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“sunset cruise”(14 reviews)
“boat building”(11 reviews)
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All reviews boat tour sunset cruise boat building the river captain richard eco tour interesting exhibits oysters gift shop donations are appreciated local history the young lady nice history barrier island cup of coffee flora and fauna well worth the visit
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Reviewed 28 September 2018

Really enjoyed our time at the museum. Learned a lot about the area and the role that the maritime community played in history. Worth the time spent looking at all the displays. The staff was friendly and encouraged us to check out the sailboat on...More

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Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

My first stop in Apalachicola. I loved it and learned a lot. Best of all, it's free! Be sure to walk out on the dock, there's a swing and a breeze!

Thank AmyAppalachia
Reviewed 19 August 2018

WOW ... what a unique familiarly experience our trip to the old lighthouse keepers house and surrounding out buildings was. Far better than the Disney ... no lines, tickets or crowds ... all real, living history. The complex dated back to the early 19th century...More

Thank riverstothesea
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Our family visited the museum for the fireworks show on the river. The captain was extremely knowledgeable about the history of the area. He took us out in the bay to watch the sunset before returning to the river for a great fireworks show. It’s...More

Thank avenrick83
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

My family and I went to the museum multiple days. The first day, July 3rd, was for a short boat ride. We went into the bay a little then turned around to go back toward the river where we would watch fireworks. It was absolutely...More

Thank Jaden P
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

My family and I Visited the Apalachicola Maritime Museum for the Fourth of July river cruise.Really enjoy the exhibits at the museum, also we were able to look at the Golden Ball. I can’t wait until the Samuel Floyd is back at the museum so...More

Thank Brooklyn V
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

My family and I visited the museum and took part in the fireworks cruise out into the bay and back up the river to watch the show for the Fourth of July, captain and crew very knowledgeable about the area and history of apalachicola. Can’t...More

Thank Nathaniel V
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Small museum with photos and things to read about Apalachicola, Oyster Capital of the World. Best to go there on a sunny day when you can see and/or go out on the boats. There is a wooden boat workshop where you can watch volunteers work...More

Thank Sarah G
Reviewed 1 August 2018

We signed up for a river cruise based on what the person at the desk showed and told us. Unfortunately they did not provide what we paid for. The route was not what we were shown on the map and the tour lasted much shorter...More

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George F, Director of Sales at Apalachicola Maritime Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

Hello, again Bob: Again as we spoke via email, I am very sorry that you were unhappy with our 3 hour Eco Education Tour. As you stated the Captain pulled the vessel into port 15 minutes early due to out flowing tides, of your 3...More

Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

My friends and I experienced such an amazing kayak trip and a sunset Cruise. Both trips gave us some amazing memories that will last a lifetime. Great friendly staff. Captains and mates extemly knowledgeable of the rich and colorful history of the beautiful hidden coast...More

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5 January 2018|
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Response from Joanie H |
Yes! Yes! Yes! The whole museum as well as their vessels are pet friendly!