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Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum

813 S Atlantic Ave, Ocean City, MD 21842-4088
+1 410-289-4991
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Easy and fun

Ok, all you need to do is walk down to the end of the boardwalk to get to the museum. There's no... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2017
Saint Louis, Missouri
via mobile
Pretty neat but wasn't blown away

They had a nice exhibit right at the end of the inlet. Our boys might have been too young to... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2017
adam h
via mobile
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A museum dedicated to collecting and preserving the history of life saving on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Delaware and Virginia.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“coast guard” (19 reviews)
“great history” (15 reviews)
“scavenger hunt” (11 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
813 S Atlantic Ave, Ocean City, MD 21842-4088
+1 410-289-4991
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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Ok, all you need to do is walk down to the end of the boardwalk to get to the museum. There's no information overload and both you and your family will enjoy learning a few details of how challenging life was not that long ago.

Thank JonDkinn
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

They had a nice exhibit right at the end of the inlet. Our boys might have been too young to really understand what was there, but for me it was just ok. I did like looking at the pictures of the lifeguards over time. Some...More

Thank adam h
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Two floors of historical footage about the history of Ocean City and their rescue and life saving techniques. Only $3.00 to get in, and well worth it!

Thank Kandi1975
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Everyone has to stop in and visit history of the area. You will also see the largest tiger shark, and the huge anchor at the beginning of the tour.

Thank Kandi1975
Management response:Responded 26 August 2017

Thank you so much for your review!

Reviewed 17 August 2017

This is a great kid friendly place to hang out on a rainy day. They have kid activities throughout and a fun gift shop with rainy day activities to purchase. The cost is only $3 for adults, I can't remember the child rate but it...More

1  Thank SoCalTraveler001
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We learned so much history about OC. We were able to watch them feed the seahorse which the kids really enjoyed.

Thank teephillips3
Reviewed 14 August 2017

I have wanted to visit this place all my life and was very disappointed with what was inside. To get upstairs you have to climb steep steps with only 1 rail on 1 side.

Thank cyclegirl29
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Life-Saving Station Museum is well setup in a little place. You walk into the gift shop, pay a nominal fee, and begin your journey, my kids did a treasure hunt of sorts and earned a Shark tooth. Lots of Fun Ocean City Pier Facts and...More

Thank JimDeBerry
Reviewed 13 August 2017

This little museum is one of the best in Worcester Count. You will learn a lot about the history of OC, and surf rescue. It is just charming and packed with info! Be sure to ask questions of the people who work there; many have...More

Thank HotelSnob2003
Management response:Responded 26 September 2017

Thank you so much for visiting us! We are glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 20 July 2017

Stopped in here with my husband who was showing me around OC for the first time. This was a nice way to get out of the sun and heat for a little bit (also has a nicer bathroom than on the boardwalk). It's a cute...More

Thank Erika O
Management response:Responded 23 July 2017

Thank you for your review! We hope you come back to see us again!

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Response from Tom G | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a charge in the 1000 car and other psrking lots . They charge more on weekends .I often find free parking either early or after after 8 PM if going to the boardwalk . OC provides great and cheap buses on the... More

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