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Unexpected little gem at the end of the boardwalk
This was a nice little surprise at the end of the boardwalk. We have two little ones (6,3) who enjoyed the scavenger hunt and looking at all the "treasures". They also loved the tanks with eels and...
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Nice museum
We opted to enter the museum, it was only $5 and learned so much about the local fishing industry and how folks were saved prior to the Coast Guard. Self guided and very interesting.
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Small but great museum on the boardwalk.
Enjoyed the visit to this Life-Saving Museum. Interesting to see how this has evolved over the years. It's directly on the boardwalk at the Inlet so it's easy access.
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Ocean City Life-Saving Museum

Open Today 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
813 S Atlantic Ave, Ocean City, MD 21842
(410) 289-4991


While visiting our website you can take some time to reminisce with our Ocean City Memories or let yourself travel back through time to join the heroic Surfmen of the US Life-Saving Service on a rescue mission. Preview some of our exhibits or look up family history in our genealogy section.
When in Ocean City, Maryland join us by taking a tour of the Life-Saving Station Museum. You’ll find captivating exhibits featuring the history of the U.S. Life-Saving Service and Ocean City History. Other displays include; "Surfs Up! - Riding the Waves of Change", "The Boardwalk of Yesterday", "Sands of the World", and much more.  Aquariums featuring local marine life are a favorite for young and old alike. There is something here for everyone. The meticulously restored building that was once scheduled for demolition, is now a monument to Ocean City History.


Holiday Open House
12/5/21 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
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Little Learners Program
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Little Learners Program
1/10/22 10:30 am to 11:30 am
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