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The Havre de Grace Maritime Museum

100 Lafayette St, Havre de Grace, MD 21078-3542
+1 410-939-4800
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Another Sensational Museum

Another sensational Havre De Grace museum. This one is so well organized, clean and laid-out that... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Tom J
Mount Pocono, Pennsylvania

The volunteer on duty that day wasn't 'with it'. But once inside, we found things of interest. A... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Stu B
Columbia, Maryland
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100 Lafayette St, Havre de Grace, MD 21078-3542
+1 410-939-4800
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Another sensational Havre De Grace museum. This one is so well organized, clean and laid-out that it only adds to the wonderful collection they have to exhibit. From early Native American inhabitants to the nautical history of the area, these well designed exhibits do justice...More

Thank Tom J
Reviewed 1 week ago

The volunteer on duty that day wasn't 'with it'. But once inside, we found things of interest. A small corner of the museum is devoted to John Smith and his exploration of the Chesapeake Bay. With a little imagination, you can marvel at the courage...More

Thank Stu B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a small, but wonderful maritime museum, interpreting the rich heritage of the Chesapeake Bay. There are relics on display, as well as recreations of boats and fishing paraphernalia. The museum also offers a wide range of event programming, from lectures to singers to...More

Thank LesPicker
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We visited recently to catch one of their Summer Wednesday Concerts (7-9 pm). The band on this night was High and Wide, who did boatmen songs, songs of the sea and crabbing industries, with local history and some humor thrown in. We go there a...More

Thank RenedePontbriand
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

We stopped by and everyone learned something new in a well planned space that is inviting for all ages. We plan to stop by again!

Thank fulgulite
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Stopped here on a very rainy morning to take a break on the drive from Baltimore to Philadelphia. The museum is fairly small, but covers a number of topics from traditional working boats of the Chesapeake (skipjacks, etc.) to commercial vessels built by local shipyards....More

Thank interceptpubs
Reviewed 22 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
Reviewed 9 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...More

Thank Judy Z
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

Reviewed 26 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....More

Thank Lazypine
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