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Historic Ships in Baltimore
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History At Its Best
Aug 26, 2014 by: DestinationDiaries from Louisville, Kentucky
The Inner Harbor area of Baltimore boasts many attractions... truly something to entertain everyone. However, this just might be my favorite! Imagine, exploring some of the best preserved ships in the country. You can touch, climb down ladders, squeeze through tunnels, an duck through doorways. But best of all, you can immerse yourself in great moments of our nation's history. You may visit one or two ships, or all four, including a lighthouse. The Historic Ships collection consists of the Seven Foot Knoll Lighthouse, the USS Constellation, USCG Cutter Taney, Lightship Chesapeake, and the magnificent submarine USS Torsk. Walking onto any of these vessels is like stepping back in history. In an almost museum-like setting, you can view artifacts, learn about life on board, or explore on your own.
I saw the Constellation
Aug 26, 2014 by: RunningBeer1957 from
I love seafaring novels and this was very cool. I really liked that they had a self guided tour and didn't make you wait and wander around with everyone else. Didn't see the other three ships but I was satisfied.
Aug 26, 2014 by: coastalgardener from Wilmington, NC
My nine year old was captivated by the history shared by the staff and the inner workings of the Constellation. We only did the one ship but he explored every inch! The ship is conveniently located between the visitor's center and the Aquarium. Thought the price was reasonable however, if you have the time to visit the other ships, the ticket price is even better.
Aug 25, 2014 by: retired_zoomie from upstate NY
Our grandkids loved the ships. I have been on the tour several times and enjoy taking new comers on the ships. If you plan to take the water taxis anywhere, use the coupons they provide to get all ships for the price of one.
Aug 24, 2014 by: Venture1to1 from Washington DC, District of Columbia
We bought the 4 ship package and they didn't bother to tell us one was closed. It was still a good deal with the military or AAA discount. It was a fair amount of walking, climbing, etc. Certainly not handicap accessible, which makes sense....but understand if you have knee replacements - you need a good bend to get through the sub room doorways! Fun and kids enjoyed!
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