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Address: 701 Columbia St, Brooklyn, NY 11231
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+1 718-624-4719
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Thu 16:00 - 20:00
Sat 13:00 - 17:00

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Great place to visit in Red Hook... A boat restored filled with old items. i was lucky that there was a great jazz concert when I went there. To go there, take the Ikea ferry... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 June 2013
Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

I believe they are only open on Saturday afternoon when we happened to be there. Personally, not so much into the history, but it was definitely worth a stop in to look around.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2013 via mobile

Great place to visit in Red Hook... A boat restored filled with old items. i was lucky that there was a great jazz concert when I went there. To go there, take the Ikea ferry (free) from Pier 11 in the South East of Manhattan and get put at Fairway. Once here, walk in Red Hook, a very interesting district.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2008

The tour given by David Sharp at the Waterfront Museum was highly informative and very inspirational. David bought a barge(for one dollar) that was mired in mud over 23 years ago and has restored it to its former glory . He has ,with dedicated ardor, garnered artifacts and informative materials to educate us about the past history of this form... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2006

My students loved the waterfront Museum. David Sharp is a born showman. Not only did my students learn about the history of the waterfront, they learned about living on a boat, about a dream, about taking risks etc. In additon they got a juggling show. They saw that when a professional makes a mistake, he pickt the ball up and... More 

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