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Maritime Industry Museum at Fort Schuyler

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Address: 6 Pennyfield Avenue, New York City, NY 10465
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If you love ships and New York it's a great museum.

The other reviews are dead on. Off the beaten path - the BX40 bus via the 6 or D lines will get you to the college gate, and then a half mile walk. Poor signs - entry is in the... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2016
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 7 December 2016

The other reviews are dead on. Off the beaten path - the BX40 bus via the 6 or D lines will get you to the college gate, and then a half mile walk. Poor signs - entry is in the inner courtyard of the fort, once inside turn left and go to the library. It's not marked as museum, but... More 

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Bronx, New York
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Reviewed 20 November 2016

Had a great time at the Maritime Museum. Living in the Bronx for 6 years now I have always wanted to check this place out, but just never got around to it. This place is opened from Monday through Saturday, 9 AM to 4 PM, closed on Sundays. I regret not coming here earlier. Being a photographer, the ground of... More 

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Solomons, Maryland, United States
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Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Fort Schuyler and SUNY Maritime College have an important history interwoven with seafaring tradition. The strategic location on Throg's Point made Fort Schuyler very important to defense of New York harbor since its inception following the War of 1812. In 1874, the location became the future home of What became SUNY Maritime, the first Nautical Training institution of its kind... More 

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New York, NY
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Reviewed 10 August 2016

I visited the museum on a weekend and it was a lovely break from the hustle and bustle of the city. I took an express bus from Manhattan which left me off a short walk from the museum and the neighborhood through which I walked was largely residential with a few bars and nice views. The grounds of the SUNY... More 

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Flushing, New York
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Reviewed 9 March 2016

My boyfriend and I took a spur of the moment visit to this museum today, and it was fantastic. We were surprised that it was so empty. This museum is a unique, interesting and beautiful place that more people should take advantage of seeing. It is a walk through the rich history of everything Maritime this country has done, been... More 

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