National Museum of Ship Models and Sea History
|Location||201 S. Market St.|
|Website||National Museum of Ship Models and Sea History|
Recent exhibits include a 27 feet model of the RMS Queen Mary made entirely out of one million toothpicks. The collection includes ship models from the movies Tora! Tora! Tora!, Cleopatra, and Ben Hur as well as from the television series Tugboat Annie Sails Again.
The museum is open on Saturdays (11 am-4:30pm) Saturdays from April 1 to Nov. 30; also by appointment (including through the winter holidays).
In the press
The museum was featured in a 2005 Chicago Tribune cover story.
- "National Museum of Ship Models and Sea History". Atlas Obscura. Retrieved 12 December 2015.
- "Sadorus museum crammed full of maritime history with models, texts, much more". News Gazette. Retrieved 22 December 2016.
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