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Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum

Ocean City Boardwalk, Ocean City, MD 21843
+1 410-289-4991
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Excellent and interesting

Lots of history of the area and life saving. Even the 7-year-old was interested. The kids got a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
akearns2017
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Montgomery Village, Maryland
a great history site

we stopped in one moringing while we were there. A great little spot which tells the story of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Taswege
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West Fargo, North Dakota
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A museum dedicated to collecting and preserving the history of life saving on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Delaware and Virginia.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Ocean City Boardwalk, Ocean City, MD 21843
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Reviewed yesterday

Lots of history of the area and life saving. Even the 7-year-old was interested. The kids got a short scavenger hunt game with a prize at the end and they did the whole thing (unheard of for these kids). I've been coming to OC for...More

Thank akearns2017
Reviewed 4 days ago

we stopped in one moringing while we were there. A great little spot which tells the story of Ocean city, how it started, what the challenges were etc. Really a great spot for history buffs.

Thank Taswege
Reviewed 1 week ago

We don't think of the OC Boardwalk as being a place for history, but you will get a real history lesson at the Life-Saving Station Museum - never knew they were the original Coast Guard - and what guts those men had also.

Thank sjohnmassoud
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First off I would like to say that the person that thinks this is expensive must be lost. Admission is $3 for an adult and a whole dollar for a child under 17. If that is expensive I must be the one lost. If you...More

Thank Cranky64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ok, all you need to do is walk down to the end of the boardwalk to get to the museum. There's no information overload and both you and your family will enjoy learning a few details of how challenging life was not that long ago.

Thank JonDkinn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They had a nice exhibit right at the end of the inlet. Our boys might have been too young to really understand what was there, but for me it was just ok. I did like looking at the pictures of the lifeguards over time. Some...More

Thank adam h
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everyone has to stop in and visit history of the area. You will also see the largest tiger shark, and the huge anchor at the beginning of the tour.

Thank Kandi1975
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review!

Reviewed 16 August 2017

This is a great kid friendly place to hang out on a rainy day. They have kid activities throughout and a fun gift shop with rainy day activities to purchase. The cost is only $3 for adults, I can't remember the child rate but it...More

1  Thank SoCalTraveler001
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We learned so much history about OC. We were able to watch them feed the seahorse which the kids really enjoyed.

Thank teephillips3
Reviewed 14 August 2017

I have wanted to visit this place all my life and was very disappointed with what was inside. To get upstairs you have to climb steep steps with only 1 rail on 1 side.

Thank cyclegirl29
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biged
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Response from Tom G | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a charge in the 1000 car and other psrking lots . They charge more on weekends .I often find free parking either early or after after 8 PM if going to the boardwalk . OC provides great and cheap buses on the... More
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