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This quiet museum is not short of amazing. It is only open on certain hours on summer Sundays and a quick knock on the door will open a incredible visit to both history lover and enthusiastic visitor. A must! Mr Bast will amaze you !
Mr. Bast has more knowledge about the Civil War than anyone I have met. He has 3 cases of handmade bullets. As a school teacher, I was fascinated with the Gatlin Gun---which was invented during the Civil War. Mr. Bast is a fount of knowledge!...More
This museum is a bit eclectic but interesting. Variety of artifacts representing quite a spread of subjects. There is a chair used in the Lincoln White House, pottery, Civil War memorabilia including bullets and firearms and more. The hours of operation are very limited and...More
We had a private tour of Doug Bast's museum. It's probably the best collection anywhere. Doug was so knowledgeable about all the things he collected over decades. My husband is very interested in the Civil War and was amazed at the collection. Doug is a...More
We were in Boonsboro and had read a review on it and wanted to see for our self. Doug Bast was very interesting and his collection is amazing. His rooms are filled with so many things. The Civil war collection is just Wow! He rooms...More
The Boonesbord Museum is the finest of it's type anywhere and I've sought out places like this in 47 states. On my recent visit, owner Doug Bast was incredably informative and welcoming. His collection is worthy of the Smithsonian. Boonesboro is a beautiful town and...More
My girlfriend & I had a marvelous 1 1/2-hour tour of Doug Bast's lifetime personal collections which included weapons of all sorts, carved Civil War bullets (who knew they carved bullets?), prison weapons, early surgical tools, canes, religious items, canons, country store, various glass and...More