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If you like model ships, you will love this museum! The detail that goes into each ship was amazing! Because we were a group, we were given "living history" guides that told us about the Civil War ships and some of the other battle ships...More
Maybe my expectations were way too high coming in, but I was very disappointed in this museum. I understand why the lighting has to be so low so as to preserve the articles viewed but I could barely read any of the descriptions and explanations...More
Date of experience: November 2018
ShipsoftheSea, Owner at Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago
We are so sorry to hear about your experience. We appreciate your feedback and for letting us know. As a historic home built in 1819, we face the unique challenge of providing a positive and informative tour experience for our guests while balancing museum and...More
You really need to be very interested in ships and the history of them to get the most from this museum, but it was included with other tours on a ticket we purchased and the house it’s in is also quite interesting to see.
We truly enjoyed both the museum and the gardens and grounds at this museum. In fact, we were both blown away by the very pleasant surprise when we decided to check this museum out. The ships were amazing, the history information accompanying the scale model...More
This is a small museum. There are model replicas of ships with accompanying plaquards. This is a fine museum for those interested in ships. This museum should be skipped by those who don't care about ships. The front desk person was very knowledgeable about ship...More