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C&O Canal National Historical Park and Visitors Museum

13 Canal St, Cumberland, MD 21502-3052
+1 301-722-8226
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A nice little stop along the way.

This would be a great starting point for a hiking or biking trip. We followed the Tow Path from... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Swedesboro, New Jersey
Great stop!

Informative and a good stop top get orientated to the area. However, it was a little less hands on... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Melissa B
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13 Canal St, Cumberland, MD 21502-3052
+1 301-722-8226
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This would be a great starting point for a hiking or biking trip. We followed the Tow Path from Harpers Ferry.

Thank 2017Getaway
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Informative and a good stop top get orientated to the area. However, it was a little less hands on and informative as other sites we have visited. No guides.

Thank Melissa B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We walked in the day after our train ride up to Frostburg to check out the rest of what Cumberland had to offer. We went in the visitor's center to a surprise free museum. We were informed of it by the very friendly staff inside....More

Thank Kaitlin S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Park is collocated with the depot for the WMSR so it is easy to look around while waiting for your train ride. Not a lot to see but parking is easy and convenient.

Thank G C
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Day trip with our daughter. We splurged and had lunch on the way up and coffee and desert on the way back. Cash bar for beer and wine, greenbacks only. Well worth the money for the beautiful sightseeing, plus an okay lunch not to mention...More

Thank Dave W
Reviewed 2 November 2017

We were sooo impressed. It is a great learning experience in a wonderful hidden town. Get educated at the museum and then spend time driving the area to learn more. On a scale of 1 to 10 this is a 12.

Thank Richard D
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped here to break up our day of driving. So worth the stop. Entrance is to the right side of the building. This free museum was very informative and the displays were varied. Learn so much about canal life. We had stopped around Four...More

Thank Karinmch
Reviewed 19 September 2017

The museum has a lot of artifacts, photos and information on life on the canal. It was noted that some of the audio listening devices were not operational. You can physically see the canal and a canal boat that was built in 1976. The museum...More

Thank AdventuresomeCouple
Reviewed 17 September 2017

We very much enjoyed our visit here. The staff were friendly and helpful. There was a nice gift shop which we found to have a nice variety.

Thank Vicki A
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Very clean nice shops great restaurant flat easy access for handicap accessibility. Canal boat replica on site.

Thank mandyr416
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