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Cumberland Visitor Center

13 Canal St, Cumberland, MD 21502-3052
+1 301-722-8226
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Stop here before wandering around Cumberland

The Visitor's Center is on the first floor of the C&O Museum. The rangers here are very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Rosemary C
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RI
Nice piece of history!

I enjoyed the feel of the place and the gift shop, however please note that their are stairs only... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2018
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13 Canal St, Cumberland, MD 21502-3052
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"western maryland"
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"gift shop"
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"restored train station"
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"national park"
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"step back in time"
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"train ride"
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"the gap"
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"museum"
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"wealth"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Visitor's Center is on the first floor of the C&O Museum. The rangers here are very knowledgable. You can get all sorts of brochures and maps to plan your visit. We decided on the walking tour of Baltimore Street and Washington Street. Lots of...More

Thank Rosemary C
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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed the feel of the place and the gift shop, however please note that their are stairs only. I did not see any type of elevators, therefore a visit to this place may be difficult to some.

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Reviewed 26 November 2017

Found this beautifully restored train station at the end/beginning of the Tow Path right next door. It was an interesting stop along the way. Check the prices before you purchase a gift, the two shops in the station had same items, but very different prices!

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Reviewed 11 November 2017

We came for a train ride to Frostburg and discovered much more. The visitor's center below has a free informative museum. The staff are all very accommodating and friendly. We had a great time, it's definitely worth the visit.

Thank Kaitlin S
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

The building is being restored and is quite historic. Everything is wooden and it feels like a step back in time. Be prepared to climb stairs to get to the train.

Thank madresam
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

Great museum that explains the function of the C and O Canal better than any of the other National Park C and O museums that we have been to. Had some hands on stuff for kids there too. Staff was helpful about the town also....More

Thank Motherhen03
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

There is much to learn. This place takes the term Visitors Center to a new level. The people are knowledgeable and helpful as you would expect. They just have so much to offer for you to learn and enjoy. Take the train ride if you...More

Thank Richard D
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

Such friendly helpful folks to greet and help us as we entered the Visitor Center. They were able to make suggestions for a lot of fun things to do while in town!

Thank Vicki A
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

The building is interesting in architecture. Gift shop is average--may have specialty books about the area that are of interest. We boarded the train there for the trip to Frostburg--love the dining car and the staff seem to enjoy their jobs.

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Reviewed 22 July 2017

Little place offers lots. Here's where my husband and I decided to ride the GAP with our friends. The information we received convinced us and proved to be the best bike vacation I've ever had with my friends. They also offer great souvenirs and pack...More

Thank sbstallard
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