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Address: Main Street, Downtown Annapolis, Annapolis, MD 21401
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+1 410-267-7619
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11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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US$29.00*
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US$59.00*
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Original Annapolis Seafood Crawl

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Historic Museum

This museum is easy to miss when walking from downtown Annapolis to the dock, I am so glad I turned around and saw it. The staff was friendly and the facility was outfitted with... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Wence M
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Nassau, Bahamas
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Nassau, Bahamas
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29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This museum is easy to miss when walking from downtown Annapolis to the dock, I am so glad I turned around and saw it. The staff was friendly and the facility was outfitted with lots of gifts. The museum itself is quite small and does not possess lots of exhibits but the few present were educational.

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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107 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It was nice to walk all over the downtown area. A few of the old historical homes were open for tours as was the capital building. We parked close to the Naval Academy. There are plenty of restaurants and ice cream shops. It was a nice day trip.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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4 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Site of the US capital for a time prior to Washington DC becoming our capital. Beautiful buildings and homes - over 350 historic buildings. A very easy city to cover on foot.

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Long Island, NY
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Went for a quick 2 night stay. Beautiful weather to take in the sights. Went to Capitol building while in session where you can watch. Naval Academy as well as many shops and restaurants. Great place to visit..wear your walking shoes!

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Solomons, Maryland, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an experience!! Annapolis is quaint, historic, visually appealing and chock full of shopping and dining venues. The harbor is central gathering locale with interesting streets stretching out in all directions. Never boring or without something interesting to see, taste or buy. The proximity of Naval Academy and vintage State Capitol all work to make this I d of most... More 

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Owings, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love the old homes, cobblestone streets, alleys. Quite picturesque. Quaint shops. Bring coins or credit card to feed parking meters. Appears culturally diverse with lots of dining options, boutique stores.

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Winchester, United States
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

The atmosphere is fun, friendly, quaint and easy. Park your car and walk. The area is too small to drive but easy to walk. I walked to restaurants, hair appointments, tours, etc. Only took the car out once to go to the movies in a distant location.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was such a nice little area of the town. I loved the architecture and surroundings here, the greenery and even cherry blossoms were in bloom. Beautiful place. Definitely a must-see if you are in the area.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a beautiful little town! A trip well worth the drive from Baltimore or D.C. Historic town with cute little shops, good restaurants and beautiful surroundings. Make sure you visit St. John's College and the U.S. Naval Academy, both of which are worth visiting. Make sure you go to all of the government buildings. Small town with lots of history... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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278 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Downtown Annapolis shares much with other tourist hot spots -- shops ranging from fine art to trashy trinkets, lots of eating options ranging from excellent food to junk food -- with a cross-section of the American population crowding the sidewalks.

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