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Apalachicola Maritime Museum

103 Water St, Apalachicola, FL 32320-1736
+1 850-653-2500
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Small, but interesting!

We were staying in Apalachicola with a good friend. Had a fabulous week sight-seeing. We stopped... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
MaryAnn4944
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Winter Haven, Florida
Intresting and cool

Big history buff, especially on the civil war this was very informative on what happened here... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2017
oceanminded2001
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Franklin, Tennessee
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“sunset cruise” (16 reviews)
“boat tour” (17 reviews)
“boat building” (11 reviews)
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103 Water St, Apalachicola, FL 32320-1736
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+1 850-653-2500
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"the river"
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"captain richard"
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"interesting exhibits"
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"gift shop"
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"oysters"
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"eco tour"
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"the young lady"
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"donations are appreciated"
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"local history"
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

We were staying in Apalachicola with a good friend. Had a fabulous week sight-seeing. We stopped at this museum and it was great, but small inside but told the history of Apalachicola. They had a small area at the end where you could buy some...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Big history buff, especially on the civil war this was very informative on what happened here during that time a beyond. Small with a bunch to offer. To me a must see. Plus im ex navy and have a great love for the ocean and...More

3  Thank oceanminded2001
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Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Captain Richard was kind enough to take just 4 guests on the boat tour. It's obvious that he loves what he does. Since he has lived in the area all his life, he's full of lots of interesting information. The young lady taking care of...More

2  Thank Snobird2011
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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

The museum was very informative and we decided to book a Sunset Cruise through the museum. The captain was interesting and knowledgeable about the area. We enjoyed watching dolphins swim along side of the boat-and saw an alligator !! Was a beautiful sunset !

2  Thank MAW13156
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

Our entire family was staying in St. George Island for 4th of July week and after a long morning of sightseeing, we decided to stop in to see the museum. The museum is not very big but gives some really interesting insight into the maritime...More

2  Thank Bchcomber49
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Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped in to the museum because they advertised they also had a coffee shop at the location. All I saw was a sparse gift shop and a random coffee pot. Would love to explore the museum at some point, but a little put off about...More

1  Thank mandierose7
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George F, Manager at Apalachicola Maritime Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

There is a espresso machine and a regular coffee machine for coffee. We serve coffee from either for $1 per cup. A great value given the going price at Starbucks and the like. And while we don't provide iced latte or the fancier permutations of...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2017

My wife and I were staying in Apalachicola over the 4th of July weekend and decided to stop in the museum. The museum is not very big but gives some really interesting insight into the maritime history of the city. It was very enlightening to...More

1  Thank Ben H
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Reviewed 26 June 2017

What a great stop on a Hot day of touring Apalachicola. The museum is by dontation and we certainly enjoyed the 2 hours we stayed and learned about the rivers boat travel throughout the ages. They have a wooden ketch sailboat docked that you can...More

Thank Scott S
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Reviewed 28 May 2017

This place is the brainchild of George Floyd, a local who grew up here, made it good in the business world, and returned to preserve, protect, and present the heritage of this fascinating old community. No visit to the area would be complete without touring...More

1  Thank Ed W
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Reviewed 18 May 2017

This was quite a commercial beehive in its day and gives a great perspective of the changes that have taken place over the years. Do not miss the chance to take the sunset cruise where you will be given a waterfront tour of the town...More

Thank argusinc
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JRW825
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Yes! Yes! Yes! The whole museum as well as their vessels are pet friendly!
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