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Address: 13 Canal St, Cumberland, MD 21502-3052
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Beautiful & Historic

Walked through the building and I could imagine how my grandparents could have walked through here on a regular basis. I could see what they saw. There is so much to take in... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2017
Bob L
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Winchester, Virginia
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Columbia, Maryland, United States
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went there to find out about Cumberland which we were visiting for the day. I had trouble finding it and ended up up a stairwell in the Western Maryland Railway waiting room. Then we went back down the stairs to find that the visitor center itself in in the basement essentially with a side of the building entrance. That... More 

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Thank Char M
Winchester, Virginia
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308 reviews
78 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Walked through the building and I could imagine how my grandparents could have walked through here on a regular basis. I could see what they saw. There is so much to take in here I need more time. The C&O, the Western Md, the Great Allegheny Passage, and Cumberland are all right here branching out for exploring. I came through... More 

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Thank Bob L
Cumberland, Maryland
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Very nice to visit and located in the down town area of Cumberland, Maryland. Nice for people that like to walk and enjoy the area. Parking is just across the street.

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Thank 1942oldtimer
Strasburg, Virginia
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25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2016

We really enjoyed our visit to the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad. While waiting for the train the visitor center was a nice, cozy place to hang out. The Christmas decor was fun and what a beautiful job they did on this building. Love when towns embrace the history and save and reuse buildings.

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1 Thank motherpaintball
Winchester, Virginia
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644 reviews
486 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 329 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016

A wealth of info on what to do in and around Cumberland. Excellent location by the train station and the beginning of the passage and C and O canal trails. Very helpful staff.

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Thank nriemen
Baltimore, Maryland
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439 reviews
195 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

This is a neat historic building, some statues out along the front, information inside with the park's service. A playground out front my son had to play on. The Maryland Western Railroad is here as is the C&O Canal.

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Thank mdgipsy
Phoenix, Arizona
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162 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I had time to spend in Cumberland and happened to be at the Visitor Center. A lady in the gift shop was extremely helpful to me in finding a proper parking spot for my vehicle and then recommended places to eat and shop. There are museums and points of interest at this location. It is also the location of Mile... More 

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Baltimore, United States
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203 reviews
99 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

If you're looking for some basic information on the Cumberland area than by all means you need to stop by this location to collect data. It contains all you'll need to make your visit better. The personnel can answer any question and send you on your way. No need to guess where anything is. They have already done all the... More 

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1 Thank EDDIE A
Middletown, DE
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236 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

The staff was very friendly and very informative. While they were busy they did not seem hassled and appeared to enjoy their interactions.

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Thank bjdav
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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49 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

My husband and I visited here when we were in downtown Cumberland. He is a history buff, so we very much enjoyed the elaborate museum they have in back. The staff was also very friendly and helpful

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Thank Dana S

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