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Maryport Maritime Museum

Closed Now: 10:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Small but perfectly formed

Maryport has a long history of ships, fishing, coal and iron and this friendly museum takes you on... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
David B
Well I never

Real find the curators are very informative, Ismay of White Star Titanic fame born here, many ships... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Peter H
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1 Senhouse Street, Maryport CA15 6AB, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Maryport has a long history of ships, fishing, coal and iron and this friendly museum takes you on a fascinating trip through time with much to still be seen once you know where to look.

Thank David B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Real find the curators are very informative, Ismay of White Star Titanic fame born here, many ships launched and fishermen fished

Thank Peter H
Reviewed July 3, 2018

Delightful small museum packed full of interesting items and charting the history of the port of Maryport. Well worth a look.

Thank briantayloradams
Reviewed June 16, 2018

My kids enjoyed this museum. we spent a day within the area and this was one of a few we stumble across.....we certainly don't plan everything but cannot believe I didn't see this previously!!! It wasn't a planned visit but certainly worth a visit.

Thank honestjohn418
Reviewed May 4, 2018

I went with a specific query on a past `Ship & Ornamental Carver` - James Brooker, born in Liverpool in 1815, died in Sunderland 1860 age 45. John Whinwell had a feast of information on the Maryport man which he took the trouble to put...More

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Reviewed April 9, 2018

Visited this weekend what a brilliant museum with great exhibits The staff were great with information and wonderful stories to tell well worth a visit A gem of a place Thanks

Thank Thorbs55
Reviewed September 23, 2017

Well worth the entry fee. My wife and found it really interesting, we were treated to a talk on the history of the Maryport dock area by the guide in charge of reception.

Thank Brian M
Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

A great place for kids!! My son was disappointed at the greatly advertised snake exhibition was only on in a Saturday, but apart from that a good value venue

Thank Sarah27b
Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

Went to Maryport for a drive to the waterside & decided to visit The Maritime Museum. Its quite small but well displayed with loads of history about the town. From early shipbuilding days with the coal & railway industries. Includes history about the Titanic &...More

Thank joesco
Reviewed August 28, 2017

A bit disappointed really overall. The exhibits that are there are good, just a bit limited and not enough given all the history of the port. Can be done in 15 minutes. Good extra input from the friendly guide.

Thank Chris W
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