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Good history

This was a neat little museum with some great history about the area and a cool movie about the... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2018
Cleveland, Ohio
It was great what you can learn in an hour

We stopped here while waiting for the Segway Tour. Lots of information here on Sandusky's past... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2018
Columbus, Ohio
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125 Meigs St, Sandusky, OH 44870-2834
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a museum of local lore and history of Lake Erie but specifically Sandusky area. The place is small but there are a number of interesting displays. I think the most interesting was about the ice blocks that were cut from the lake and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

This was a neat little museum with some great history about the area and a cool movie about the local shipwrecks.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank damarksta
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Was very informative and great history. The gentleman there was well versed in the history of the great lakes. Fascinating artifacts of the period. A must see.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank drkacc
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Love all things maritime and found this museum to be quite nice. Not too large, but enough displays to keep one occupied and intrigued. Offered activities for children, which was an added plus!

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank weonlylive1nce
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Very small museum, in one room, with separate buildings for vintage watercraft. Short video introduction. The museum covers history of the Sandusky Bay area as a shipping port for seafood, logging, coal, etc., ice harvesting in the 19th and early 20th century, commercial fishing, and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank littlegreenapples
Reviewed 27 June 2018

We stopped here while waiting for the Segway Tour. Lots of information here on Sandusky's past. Didn't know what was involved in ice harvesting, piracy, etc, until we spent an hour here!

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank p0swalt
Reviewed 19 June 2018

I think kids would be bored stiff, Lots of history of the area which I found pretty fascinating as this area seems like it is dying now. Really interesting stories of ice harvesting, what the people did in the late 1800's, pirates, abolitionists. You learn...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank shereen_w
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Had a great time seeing the museum again. They had different things to see from our last time. We enjoyed it a lot.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank ronna1954
Reviewed 27 March 2018

This museum was a daytrip for my homeschooled kids. It's small, clean, well-maintained, and full of interesting displays. My parents went along for the trip and had a great time too. Staff was very, very kind. The bathrooms were clean and the entire facility was...More

Date of experience: January 2018
3  Thank Shopfox
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

It was a.nice break from the cedar point. It very interesting to see the history of the area! It was well worth the drive to see!

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank knightfun1765
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