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Incredible ship models, great collection of stuff, but POORLY designed and too dark to read most plaques and see details of anything. They will make the excuse that light will fade display materials, but other museums manage to print their information in readable black type...More
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 13 November 2018
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.