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Cumberland Visitor Center

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Beautiful old building

The visitor center, museum and gift shop are in this beatiful old railroad building with so much... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Karen S
great enthusiastic staff

we had lots of questions about Cumberland and were assisted by very friendly staff. There are some... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2018
Patti W
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13 Canal St, Cumberland, MD 21502-3052
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The visitor center, museum and gift shop are in this beatiful old railroad building with so much history. Stop and enjoy the scenery inside and out.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Karen S
Reviewed 27 October 2018

we had lots of questions about Cumberland and were assisted by very friendly staff. There are some nice historical displays, good book section, hiking patches and other gifts for sale. Also large selection of free brochures.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Patti W
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Free handicapped parking, CC only meters. This is also the Canal and train depot building. Canal museum is free (National Park System) which is downstairs, and the train depot and gift center (upstairs). You can check those individual reviews.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Michael B
Reviewed 29 August 2018

So we stopped by here on a road trip because it looked like a convenient way to spend an hour or so outside of the car. Low and behold it was packed with cool stuff! The Canal Museum was fascinating and I found myself reading...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank amandaeliza23
Reviewed 12 July 2018

The folks here were very nice and helpful. They were very knowledgeable and assisted us with our sighting plans.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank bcataneo731
Reviewed 9 June 2018

A lot of historical information about the canal and on towpath conditions. I could have spent more time here, but we arrived near closing time.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank MikeBarry657
Reviewed 2 May 2018

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

Date of experience: April 2018
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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.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank BoardingPass760327
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!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank 2017Getaway
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.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank kaitlina714
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