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Alutiiq Museum

Kodiak, Alaska

The Alutiiq Museum, located on the first floor of the Alutiiq Cultural Center, traces the...
Annapolis Maritime Museum

Annapolis, Maryland

Located in the old McNasby's Oyster Company building, this museum preserves the maritime...
Apalachicola Maritime Museum

Apalachicola, Florida

The Apalachicola Maritime Museum features the "Heritage of Apalachicola," a...
Atlantic Heritage Center

Somers Point, New Jersey

The Atlantic Heritage Center has been collecting local objects from the nostalgic past...
Augusta Canal

Augusta, Georgia

Visitors can float past 200 years of Georgia history on a replica canal cargo boat, visit...
Bayshore Discovery Project

Port Norris, New Jersey

The 115' A.J. Meerwald is an authentically restored 1928 Delaware Bay oyster schooner and...
Bellingham International Maritime Museum

Bellingham, Washington

The museum focuses on the maritime and naval history of the United States. Its collection...
Biscayne National Park

Homestead, Florida

Although Biscayne National Park was established for its natural history, signs of people...
Boston Harbor Islands

Boston, Massachusetts

Many of the Boston Harbor Islands contain buildings and structures related to such uses...
Buffalo And Erie County Naval And Military Park

Buffalo, New York

Besides viewing exhibits and ships, creative use of the park has spanned an incredibly...
Calvert Marine Museum

Solomons, Maryland

Established in 1970 and moved to its current location in 1975, the Calvert Marine Museum...
Cape Cod

Eastham, Massachusetts

Lighthouses, cultural landscapes, and wild cranberry bogs offer a glimpse of Cape Cod...
Cape Florida Lighthouse

Key Biscayne, Florida

The Cape Florida lighthouse is one of the most celebrated landmarks owned by the State of...
Cape May County Historical Museum

Cape May Court House, New Jersey

The period rooms include the 18th century kitchen and bedroom with its sampler collection...
Catalina Island Museum

Avalon, California

The best place to experience local history is at the Catalina Island museum, with a...
Chesapeake And Ohio Canal National Historic Park

Hagerstown, Maryland

Originally, the C&O Canal was a lifeline for communities and businesses along the...
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

St. Michaels, Maryland

Founded in 1965, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum has expanded from a two acre campus...
Chicamacomico Lifesaving Station

Rodanthe, North Carolina

This site is located on Hatteras Island in the village of Rodanthe on the Outer Banks of...
Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum

Cold Spring Harbor, New York

The Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum has served three generations of Long Islanders,...
Columbia River Maritime Museum

Astoria, Oregon

The Columbia River Maritime Museum was founded in 1962 when Rolf Klep, a native of...
Custom House Maritime Museum

New London, Connecticut

NLMS was formed in 1983 by a group of concerned citizens looking to save New London's "...
Destin History And Fishing Museum

Destin, Florida

This community museum invokes Destin's history as a fishing village. It features award...
Destroyer Escort Historical Museum: Uss Slater

Albany, New York

Moored on the Hudson River in Albany, New York, the USS Slater has undergone an extensive...
Discover Sea Shipwreck Museum

Fenwick Island, Delaware

Discoveries from the Sea Shipwreck Museum was founded with the goal of recovering and...
Door County Maritime Museum Cana Island

Bailey's Harbor, Wisconsin

Visitors to Cana Island walk across the rock causeway from the Door County mainland to...
Door County Maritime Museum Gills Rock

Gills Rock, Wisconsin

The newly remodeled facility features the fishing tug Hope built in 1930 by Sturgeon Bay...
Door County Maritime Museum Sturgeon Bay

Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin

The museum houses a gallery containing scale models of boats and ships built in Sturgeon...
East Coast Fisheries

Miami, Florida

Advertisements described the building as the “South's Most Beautiful Fish Market...
East End Seaport Museum & Marine Foundation

Greenport, New York

Among the more popular exhibits at the museum are the Fresnel lenses. The Second Order...
Erie Maritime Museum & Flagship Niagara

Erie, Pennsylvania

The Erie Maritime Museum is the homeport of the historic Flagship Niagara that won the...
Florida Keys History Of Diving Museum

Islamorada, Florida

The diving equipment, artifacts, and exhibits included at this museum document...
Fort Gratiot Lighthouse

Port Huron, Michigan

Fort Gratiot, named after General Charles Gratiot, the engineer in charge of its...
Fort Norfolk

Norfolk, Virginia

Stepping through the fort's arched entryway transports visitors to another era. The fort'...
Fort Vancouver National Historic Site

Vancouver, Washington

Fort Vancouver NHS and the McLoughlin House unit offer a variety of opportunities for...
Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park

Key West, Florida

Named after 12th president Zachary Taylor, the U. S. Army began construction on Fort...
Graveyard Of The Atlantic Museum

Hatteras, North Carolina

The waters off North Carolina's Outer Banks entomb thousands of vessels and countless...
Great Lakes Naval Memorial And Museum

Muskegon, Michigan

Great Lakes Naval Memorial and Museum invites visitors to step back into time aboard two...
Havre De Grace Maritime Museum

Havre de Grace, Maryland

The Havre de Grace Maryland Maritime Musuem offers adult boat building classes, teen boat...
Heritage Museum Of Northwest Florida

Valparaiso, Florida

The Heritage Museum is located on the original main street of Valparaiso, Florida. The...
Historic Ships In Baltimore

Baltimore, Maryland

In cooperation with the USS Constellation Museum, the Maritime Museum operates four...
Hudson Athens Lighthouse

Athens, New York

Construction was begun in early 1873, and the lighthouse was completed and put into...
Hudson River Maritime Museum

Kingston, New York

With a collection comprised of paintings, prints, photographs, vessel blueprints,...
Ilanka Cultural Center

Cordova, Alaska

Opened in 2004, the Ilanka Cultural Center celebrates the history and culture of Native...
Independence Seaport Museum

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Visitors can explore the science, history and art of boats and boat building at the...
Indian River Life Saving Station

Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

The station was built in 1876 for use by the United States Lifesaving Service, a...
Iowa Great Lakes Maritime Museum

Arnolds Park, Iowa

View rare artifacts and immerse yourself in the lore of the Iowa Great Lakes. See a rare...
Jeff's Pirate Cove and Seaside Museum

Ipan Talofofo, Guam

Halfway between the Togcha River and the Cove sits a bunker built during World War II...
John Dubois Maritime Museum

Greenwich, New Jersey

The John Dubois Maritime Museum houses a large collection of Southern New Jersey Maritime...
Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse And Museum

Jupiter, Florida

The museum is owned and run by the Loxahatchee River Historical Society, which also...
Keweenaw County Historical Society & Eagle Harbor Lighthouse

Eagle Harbor, Michigan

The copper mining industry got going on the Keweenaw Peninsula in the 1840s. Lake...
Kings Mountain National Military Park

Blacksburg, South Carolina

By exploring the Visitor Center, which includes a 26 minute film, exhibit area and 1.5...
La Crosse Riverside Museum

La Crosse, Wisconsin

In 1870, the steamboat War Eagle burned and sank at the docks in La Crosse. The Riverside...
Lake Champlain Maritime Museum

Vergennes, Vermont

Focusing on the maritime history and nautical archaeology of the Champlain Valley, the...
Lightship Overfalls

Lewes, Delaware

The Lightship "Overfalls" was the last lightship built by the United States...
Long Island Maritime Museum

West Sayville, New York

On December 16, 1966 a group of concerned citizens founded the Suffolk Marine Museum...
Longboat Key Historical Museum

Longboat Key, Florida

Exhibits at the Longboat Key Historical Museum Gordon Whitney’s Shell Collection; A...
Madeline Island Museum

La Pointe, Wisconsin

The original museum is four historic log structures that have been relocated and...
Maine Maritime Museum

Bath, Maine

Maine Maritime Museum celebrates Maine’s maritime heritage and culture in order to...
Mariners' Museum

Newport News, Virginia

A large and comprehensive maritime history museum, this treasure house contains an...
Maritime & Seafood Industry Museum

Biloxi, Mississippi

The museum has brought life to local maritime history and heritage by replicating two 65...
Maritime & Yachting Museum

Stuart, Florida

After seven years of planning, the Maritime & Yachting Museum of Florida, Inc. was...
Maritime Center At The Historic Coast Guard Station

St. Simons Island, Georgia

The museum went under complete renovation in 2005 and has been converted into a center...
Maritime Museum Of San Diego

San Diego, California

The Maritime Museum of San Diego's collection includes educational displays about...
Mendocino County Museum

Willits, California

Exhibits cover a number of topics, including the 1960's counterculture, the Greenwood...
Michigan Maritime Museum

South Haven, Michigan

The museum’s ship, The Friends Good Will, is a replica of an 1810 square topsail...
Monterey History & Maritime Museum

Monterey, California

The Maritime Museum tells the history of Monterey and the surrounding area, emphasizing...
Mystic Seaport Museum

Mystic, Connecticut

Mystic Seaport, the Museum of America and the Sea, is one of the oldest living history...
National Civil War Naval Museum

Columbus, Georgia

Located in Columbus, Georgia, the National Civil War Naval Museum at Port Columbus is the...
Naval Museum Of Armament & Technology

Ridgecrest, California

China Lake, once a testing facility for military defense, now showcases U.S. Naval...
Naval Shipyard Museum & Lightship Portsmouth

Portsmouth, Virginia

Visitors can step aboard the floating lightship that served from 1915 until 1961 and see...
Navy – Merchant Marine Memorial

Washington, District Of Columbia

Located in Lady Bird Johnson Park on Columbia Island, the Navy-Merchant Marine Memorial...
New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park

New Bedford, Massachusetts

New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park is the only national park site dedicated to...
New Hampshire Boat Museum

Wolfeboro, New Hampshire

The New Hampshire Boat Museum, located in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire, two miles...
Norfolk History Museum

Norfolk, Virginia

Opened just two years ago in the historic Willoughby-Baylor House, exhibits here reveal...
North Carolina Maritime Museum

Beaufort, North Carolina

All of the museum's programs and exhibits, both general and specialized, interpret the...
Northwest Seaport

Seattle, Washington

The Northwest Seaport's fleet includes the Arthur Foss, a tugboat from 1889, the...
Ocean City Life Saving Station Museum

Ocean City, Maryland

Originally named the Ocean City Life-Saving Station, the Life-Saving Service and later...
Old Cape Henry Lighthouse

Fort Story, Virginia

The architectural integrity of the tower is representative of one of John McComb's best...
Onslow County Museum

Richlands, North Carolina

The Onslow County Museum actively pursues the acquisition of artifacts for the museum...
Pacific Tsunami Museum

Hilo, Hawaii

The Pacific Basin has a long and dramatic history of devastation and rebirth caused by...
Panama Canal Museum

Seminole, Florida

The museum collects artifacts, documents and other items of historical importance and...
Penobscot Marine Museum

Searsport, Maine

Penobscot's collection is housed in five different buildings, all dating from the first...
Point San Luis Lighthouse

San Luis Obispo, California

What may be the second most important historical momunent to the central coast is...
Ponce De Leon Inlet Lighthouse

Ponce Inlet, Florida

Completed in 1887, the Ponce de Leon Inlet Light Station was built when the area was...
Port Huron Museum

Port Huron, Michigan

The Port Huron Museum is home to over 15,000 objects and archival items relating to the...
Port Isabel Lighthouse

Port Isabel, Texas

The 82-foot tower is constructed of brick with a light that can be seen for 15 miles. It...
Portland Harbor Museum

South Portland, Maine

Visitors are provided with an opportunity to learn about the role that Portland Harbor...
Presque Isle Lighthouse

Presque Isle, Michigan

Presque Isle was named by the French during the fur trade era and means almost an island...
Pride Of Baltimore II

Baltimore, Maryland

This reproduction of an 1812-era Baltimore Clipper privateer represents the great...
Queen Mary

Long Beach, California

Then board one of the Cold War's hottest weapons, the Russian submarine, code name:...
Reedville Fishermen's Museum

Reedville, Virginia

The story of Reedville, Virginia is linked to the commercial fishing industry that...
Richardson Maritime Museum

Cambridge, Maryland

The museum includes collections of models of various boats, boatbuilders' tools, and...
Rondout West Strand Historic District

Kingston, New York

In 1828, the Delaware and Hudson Canal connected Rondout to the Pennsylvania coal trade,...
Rv Deep Quest

Keyport, Washington

A creation of the Lockheed Missiles & Space Company, Deep Quest was designed for a...
Salem Maritime National Historic Site

Salem, Massachusetts

Salem, Massachusetts has looked to the sea since the community was founded in 1626, and...
San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

San Francisco, California

Stand on the stern of Balclutha, face west to feel the fresh wind blowing in from the...
San Mateo County History Museum

Redwood City, California

Interactive exhibits include "Nature's Bounty: The Natural Resources that Built San...
Saugerties Light

Saugerties, New York

Completed in 1869 at the mouth of Esopus Creek, the Coast Guard lighthouse was abandoned...
Schooner Sultana

Chestertown, Maryland

The HMS Sultana was a Royal Navy schooner that patrolled the American coast from 1768...
Skenesborough Museum

Whitehall, New York

The Skenesborough Museum concentrates on the history of the area, along with a focus the...