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Historic Ships


Baltimore's historic ships--everything fom Civil War-era tall ship to a World War II sub--all have a story to tell. Most are floating museums that are open to the public.

1. Baltimore Maritime Museum

Four separate sites in the Inner Harbor -- a lighthouse, a submarine and two historic ships -- make up this museum. Tickets can be purchased at a kiosk near the Baltimore Aquarium or at the U.S.S. Constellation. Visit the Maritime Museum's USCGC Taney, Chesapeake Lightship, Seven Foot Knoll Lighthouse and the USS Torsk all for one price or add in the Constellation too.

2. U.S.S. Constellation

The last all-sail ship of the U.S. Navy now rests in Baltimore's Inner Harbor and is open as a museum.

3. Pride of Baltimore II

Rebuilt after its predecessor when down in Puerto Rico in 1986, this schooner is Maryland's goodwill ambassador. Moving from port to port in Maryland and around the world, the ship develops a schedule of public day sails, field trip opportunities and tours every year.

4. S.S. John W. Brown

Built in Baltimore during World War II, this "Liberty Ship" is one of the last of its kinds. It's now docked in Canton.

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