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Annapolis Maritime Museum

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Address: 723 Second Street, Annapolis, MD 21403
Phone Number: +1 410-295-0104
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11:00 - 15:00
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Thu - Sun 11:00 - 15:00

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Small Quirky and Interesting Museum

This is not a museum as you would expect by the name, but more of a historical building that now has small exhibits to explain the story of fishing oysters from the bay, from both... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
MtnWill
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Denver, Colorado
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New Castle, Delaware
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff at the maritime museum were friendly and informative. Had a good visit and a good walk through town getting there.

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is not a museum as you would expect by the name, but more of a historical building that now has small exhibits to explain the story of fishing oysters from the bay, from both a past and current point of view. It is quirky and interesting and certainly worth a visit if you are in the area!

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Maple Shade, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We attended a wedding here and it really was spectacular! The ceremony took place around sunset on the outside deck, right on the water -- it was beautiful! The reception flowed well with the layout of the museum. Overall, it was really, really nice!

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Annapolis
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Set in an old oyster packing plant, a nice little local museum (free entrance). Also see the weekday free concerts and the great tours to the Thomas Point lighthouse

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Annapolis, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

tucked away at waters edge the museum provides a great summary of the importance of the oyster and crab industry and how important it was and still is to Chesapeake region. Great winter evening lecture series and lively evening music concerts in the summer.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

We held our summer staff retreat at the Annapolis Maritime Museum's Barge House. It certainly accommodated all of our needs and exceeded our expectations. It is a lovely cottage with a conference room that accommodated our meeting quite nicely and a kitchen with a refrigerator. We visited in July and it was one of the hottest days of the year... More 

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Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

Great venue for a music festival 6-18+19th 2016 today and tomorrow. Plenty of space and good music to listen to. Available: eats, treats,tshirts. Come one come all. $15.00 admission.

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Fayetteville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

very worthwhile stop. Streets are tight and parking is tighter, but it's free. Crabbing and fishing pier on site and the museum is a stark reminder of the destruction people can have on the world around them. The kids loved it and the local art was amazing.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

This is a very worthwhile stop in Annapolis both for young children and adults who want to experience the history of the Oyster and how it cleans the Bay. Live fish tank, Climb aboard Oyster harvesting boat, NONA display as it monitors the Bay. Osprey display as one of the protected fishing birds on the Bay. Several videos on Oysters... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

I attended a wedding at this museum. The location is a bit tricky to get to (not their fault, the roads are small). It is right on the water, giving visitors a great view of the bay. The exhibits are low-key, but entertaining to adults and children.

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