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Annapolis Maritime Museum

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Address: 723 Second St, Annapolis, MD 21403-3323
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+1 410-295-0104
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Thu - Sun 11:00 - 15:00

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Oyster business history

Less of a fully encompassing maritime museum and more a oystering museum. The museum consists of one large room full of items related to the local oyster industry including a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 January 2017
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McMurdo Station Antarctica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I happened across a notice for "sock burning" and all the oysters I could eat at this Maritime Museum in the charming Eastport section of Annapolis. Apparently it's become a local rite of passage to celebrate spring by tossing your socks into the fire on the little beach here and that's just what I did. A $30 admission the day... More 

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Stevensville, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Museum is quaint and open to public for review. Children may enjoy but mostly for an adult viewing.

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Jupiter, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must see on your visit to town, on the list for "you have to do here". If you love the water, you'll love this place.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

Less of a fully encompassing maritime museum and more a oystering museum. The museum consists of one large room full of items related to the local oyster industry including a boat, an aquarium and several hands on exhibits; the second room is a art gallery and they also have a few outdoor exhibits with oystering vessels on display. The museum... More 

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New Castle, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

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 10 November 2016

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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Thank MtnWill
Maple Shade, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

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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Thank TripleWreck
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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