Museum/Program/Site Type: Vessels - Replica

Tall Ships America

Tall Ships America is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization focused on youth education, leadership development and the preservation of the maritime heritage of North America. In addition to organizing the TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE® Series, Tall Ships America manages scholarship programs to make sail training experiences more affordable for young people, grant programs to assist crew…

Custom House Maritime Museum & New London Maritime Society

The mission of the New London Maritime Society (NLMS) is to protect and preserve New London’s U.S. Custom House, three area lighthouses, and Long Island Sound, and to promote,  interpret, and celebrate the rich maritime life & history of the port of New London and the surrounding region through museum exhibitions, educational programs, and preservation initiatives. Telling…

Wabash & Erie Canal Park

The Wabash & Erie Canal Association strives to restore and promote the Wabash & Erie Canal by providing educational experiences that will teach history and inspire others to become involved.

Viking Ship

The purpose of “Friends of the Viking Ship, N.F.P.” (FOVS) is: to facilitate the preservation of the 1893 Viking Ship as an important artifact from the Columbian Exposition, and to advocate its public display in a permanent museum setting with adequate security and climate control.

Ocean Institute

The Ocean Institute is an ocean education organization located in Dana Point, California. Founded as the Orange County Marine Institute in 1977, it offers ocean science and maritime history programs for K–12 students and their teachers.  

New Hampshire Boat Museum

The New Hampshire Boat Museum’s exhibitions, collections, programs, and events inspire an understanding and an appreciation of the unique role New Hampshire’s lakes play in people’s lives down through the ages.  

Nauticus

Nauticus is a maritime-themed science center and museum located on the downtown waterfront in Norfolk, Virginia, also known as the National Maritime Center.

National Canal Museum

The National Canal Museum is the Signature Program of the Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor.  

Michigan Maritime Museum

Museum with exhibits on Great Lakes & boating history & culture, plus a store & research library.

Maritime Museum of San Diego

The Maritime Museum of San Diego, established in 1948, preserves one of the largest collections of historic sea vessels in the United States.

Maritime Museum Association of San Diego

Supports the Maritime Museum of San Diego.

Madeline, Great Lakes Schooner Replica

Between 1985 and 1990, 165 Maritime Heritage Alliance volunteers gave 40,000 hours to build the schooner Madeline, a 56-ft. twin-masted replica of an 1840’s commercial vessel. When not on tour at Great Lakes ports, Madeline is berthed at Elmwood Township’s old Coal Dock (Discovery Pier) on West Bay Shore Drive, just south of the Elmwood Township Marina.

Leif Erikson Viking Ship Restoration Project

In the year 1000 A.D., this great Norwegian explorer discovered america. Today, this memorial stands in his honor in the Rose Garden at Leif Ericsson Park, Duluth, Minnesota, USA. Inside you will find replica of the ship he sailed to America in 977 A.D. and the story of its restoration

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum

With facilities open to the public May through mid-October, the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum is non-profit museum located in Vergennes, Vermont, USA. Its mission is to preserve and share the history and archaeology of Lake Champlain.  

Erie Maritime Museum / U.S. Brig Niagara

Erie Maritime Museum is a maritime museum located on Presque Isle Bay in downtown Erie, Pennsylvania. It was the first new Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission museum in twenty years when it opened its doors on May 21, 1998