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Historic Sites

Apalachicola Maritime Museum
Apalachicola, Florida

The Apalachicola Maritime Museum features the "Heritage of Apalachicola," a replica of

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 Museu

Catalina Island Museum
Avalon, California

The best place to experience local history is at the Catalina Island museum, with a num

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
St. Michaels, Maryland

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

Destroyer Escort Historical Museum: Uss Slater
Albany, New York

Moored on the Hudson River in Albany, New York, the USS Slater has undergone an extensi

Erie Maritime Museum & Flagship Niagara
Erie, Pennsylvania

The Erie Maritime Museum is the homeport of the historic Flagship Niagara that won the

Independence Seaport Museum
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Visitors can explore the science, history and art of boats and boat building at the mus

Iowa Great Lakes Maritime Museum
Arnolds Park, Iowa

View rare artifacts and immerse yourself in the lore of the Iowa Great Lakes.

Lightship Overfalls
Lewes, Delaware

The Lightship "Overfalls" was the last lightship built by the United States Lighthouse

Maritime & Yachting Museum
Stuart, Florida

After seven years of planning, the Maritime & Yachting Museum of Florida, Inc.

Maritime Museum Of San Diego
San Diego, California

The Maritime Museum of San Diego's collection includes educational displays about marit

Michigan Maritime Museum
South Haven, Michigan

The museum’s ship, The Friends Good Will, is a replica of an 1810 square topsail sloop,

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 t

New Jersey Naval Museum
Hackensack, New Jersey

The exhibits and artifacts in the museum cover a wide range of naval history both withi

Northwest Seaport
Seattle, Washington

The Northwest Seaport's fleet includes the Arthur Foss, a tugboat from 1889, the Swifts

Pride Of Baltimore II
Baltimore, Maryland

This reproduction of an 1812-era Baltimore Clipper privateer represents the great marit

Queen Mary
Long Beach, California

Then board one of the Cold War's hottest weapons, the Russian submarine, code name: Sco

Rosie The Riveter World War Ii Home Front National Historical Park
Richmond, California

This relatively new National Park was established in 2000 and is still under developmen

Rv Deep Quest
Keyport, Washington

A creation of the Lockheed Missiles & Space Company, Deep Quest was designed for a

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 P

Schooner Sultana
Chestertown, Maryland

The HMS Sultana was a Royal Navy schooner that patrolled the American coast from 1768 t

South Street Seaport Museum
New York, New York

The South Street Seaport Museum preserves and interprets the history of New York City a

SS Red Oak Victory
Richmond, California

The ship has functioned as both a military and civilian vessel and its service record i

St. Clement's Island Potomac River Museum
Colton's Point, Maryland

This museum overlooks and focuses on the history of St.

Steamship Historical Society of America
East Providence, Rhode Island

THE STEAMSHIP HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA was established in 1935 as a means of bring

Steamship William G. Mather Museum, The
Cleveland, Ohio

The William G. Mather is a retired Great Lakes bulk freighter.

Submerged Heritage Preserve Program
Lake George, New York

Marked by buoys and open to divers are seven of the 900 bateaux used during the British

Texas Seaport Museum
Galveston, Texas

Explore the decks of this floating National Historic Landmark.

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