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Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum- MOVED

206 Broadway St, Alexandria, MN 56308-1364
+1 320-759-1114
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Hidden Gem

Don't drive by this museum after grabbing your weekend adult beverages next door at the liquor... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
Shawn R
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Alexandria, Minnesota
Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum in Alexandria, MN

Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum in Alexandria, MN has a new name...Legacy of the Lakes... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
mnnice2015
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Alexandria, Minnesota
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13 Sep 2016
“Hidden Gem”
23 Aug 2016
“Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum in Alexandria, MN”
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206 Broadway St, Alexandria, MN 56308-1364
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+1 320-759-1114
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

Don't drive by this museum after grabbing your weekend adult beverages next door at the liquor store! Fantastic gardens out back and inside, what a treat for any boat lover or visitor that grew up on the lakes.

Thank Shawn R
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum in Alexandria, MN has a new name...Legacy of the Lakes Museum...celebrating our lake traditions and legacies and committed to their preservation for future generations. This museum is gorgeous if you like this kind of thing. It is very well displayed. If...More

Thank mnnice2015
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Reviewed 16 August 2016

Several areas of the outdoor gardens with waterall, lake backdrop, beautiful gardens, etc. were the perfect setting to take portrait pictures of our family to celebrate our parents 50th Wedding Anniversary! Absolutely beautiful! We did not have the opportunity to enjoy the museum, but heard...More

Thank karifernholz
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Reviewed 15 August 2016

The display of specialized and older wood boats is breathtaking and brings you back to the early days of boating in America. This tour was captivating and one of a kind. The hand made wooden boats are amazing to see.

Thank Mike G
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Reviewed 25 May 2016

Stopped by after visiting the nearby Kensington Runestone museum. This museum has some great examples of the varies boats and motors from the past. Most of these boats have been fully restored and well maintained. The wood boats such as the Chris-Crafts were especially impressive.

Thank Troy C
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Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

The boat museum was very interesting and I'm not into boats. We went for the guys in our group, but I am a history buff and the stories that each boat had posted made the visit for me. Some boats were so unique I had...More

Thank Elfy F
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Reviewed 15 March 2016

Terrific addition to the community- better every summer! I've been there for weddings- Beautiful! Great spot to access other venues in town too like the runestone museum and Big Ole.

Thank senoraCarole
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Reviewed 28 January 2016

This museum has numerous artifacts, boats and motors from the past. The building is very comfortable and the staff is exceptional. The Museum will give you a good feel of Alexandria lake days gone by.

Thank MinnesotaTraveler49
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Reviewed 26 October 2015

Less than 10 years old a great addition to the lakes area tourist attraction list. If it is made for personnel watercraft use the chances are you will see it at the museum. Has a beautiful garden in back where they have free summer concerts.

Thank Len2014
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Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

Wonderful way to spend the morning, do not miss the gardens and the photo exhibit is only there until the end of the month, I think. Listen and watch all available videos.

Thank MED1500
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