Maryport Maritime Museum

Maryport Maritime Museum is ideally situated at the quayside in the beautiful and historic town of Maryport.
The museum occupies the building formally known as The Queen's Head public house which entertained and boarded a great many sailors between their voyages on the high seas.

It is one of the oldest buildings in the town and was built on land owned by Humphrey Senhouse II who developed the town and harbour.

Did you know?..... Maryport Maritime Museum overlooks the harbour, which was once the third largest coal port in England.

Did you Know?..... Maryport was the birthplace of Thomas Henry Ismay, owner of the White Star Line allotting Maryport a unique place in history, at the root of the Titanic story.

Did you know?..... Maryport is perhaps the only British town with a historical family connection to the development of the Japanese shipping trade.

Find out more..... Discover the rich history of Maryport, the town, her people, and proud maritime heritage.

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