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Apalachicola Maritime Museum

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Nice history of the area and many nautical items and information

Great little place to visit, nice people. Interesting exhibits, especially the boat-building... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2018
Karl V
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Birmingham, Alabama
Worth your time. Take a cruise, you'll be glad you did.

Very friendly and knowledgeable staff and interesting museum. We took the 45 min. cruise and were... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2018
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103 Water St, Apalachicola, FL 32320-1736
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

Great little place to visit, nice people. Interesting exhibits, especially the boat-building classes. Well worth a stop. Free but donations are appreciated.

1  Thank Karl V
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

First, the very small Maritine Museum is difficult to get into. The clerk at the desk will ask you name, home address, phone number in addition to collecting the $10 for 2 entrance fee. The reason for this I would guess is that at the...More

2  Thank Ruth B
Reviewed 24 February 2018

Very friendly and knowledgeable staff and interesting museum. We took the 45 min. cruise and were glad we did. Captain Richard was fun and knowledgeable having grown up in Apalachicola. It's sad how much this community has changed, but he made history come alive.

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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

We had such fun! This is a three hour tour (how many of you are thinking of the theme song from Gillian’s Island?). Captain Ruchard was his usual cheerful self and regaled the passengers with colorful and informative stories of Apalachicola and life on the...More

1  Thank Diane K
Reviewed 21 February 2018

This is a great collection of local history. The young lady running the place was very helpful in accommodating questions. Richard on the back dock took time to share his knowledge as well. Although it is a small place, I encourage you to come inside...More

Thank lisashawn53
Reviewed 21 February 2018

I visited the area a few years ago with my sister but missed out on touring this hidden gem, as I so discovered. Even more so, they are completely DOG FRIENDLY!!! Major plus! First things first, bring a camera! My only regret was not capturing...More

Thank Joanie H
Reviewed 7 February 2018

The museum is a good presentation of the history of boating and fishing. A wooden boat building class was underway and we enjoyed a conversation with the participants and instructor.

Thank Lyndal C
Reviewed 4 February 2018

We are major fans of maritime museums; never miss visiting one that's available. This one is small, but does an excellent job with simple displays and explanations of the maritime life in the area. One of the videos showing talked about their plans for future...More

1  Thank JBTraveller99
Reviewed 22 December 2017

My friend George owns this place. Great history and beautiful boats. You can rent kyaks plan a sunset cruise there as well

1  Thank Iris W
Reviewed 3 December 2017

Great little museum on the waterfront, close to oyster plant. Lots of photos and write ups of early days in Apalachicola. Highly recommend. Donation only.

1  Thank CaRon C
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Yes! Yes! Yes! The whole museum as well as their vessels are pet friendly!
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