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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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Maritime History

Stop in and learn about the maritime history of the local area along the Susquehanna River in... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Monica F
Belcamp, Maryland
Right on the River Walk and easy access!

We decided to stop here because we were on the River Walk. Friendly folks who run it. We didn't... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2017
Vicki A
Brunswick, Md.
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100 Lafayette St, Havre de Grace, MD 21078-3542
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stop in and learn about the maritime history of the local area along the Susquehanna River in Harford County Maryland. Beautiful exhibits and information very enlightening on how things were in earlier times.

Thank Monica F
Reviewed 9 September 2017

We decided to stop here because we were on the River Walk. Friendly folks who run it. We didn't have a lot of time but it was worth of visiting. Nice gift shop at the end!

Thank Vicki A
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Didn't know anything about this museum. Saw it while strolling the promenade. For $3, why not take a chance? It is small but a good way to spen an hour or so looking at some Bay artifacts and elarning more about the history of the...More

Thank OldTimer33592
Reviewed 15 August 2017

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 13 August 2017

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 9 August 2017

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 21 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
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