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Washington County Museum of Fine Arts

401 Museum Drive, Hagerstown, MD 21740-6495
+1 301-739-5727
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Awesome peek into local history

Great place for a class field trip! Kids-only section, lots of hands-on crafts on display in an... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Martinsburg, West Virginia
Return to this gem

My wife and I were "downstate" for our post Christmas tour of the area, and stopped this time to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Clint B
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The WCMFA is a strong community anchor enhancing cultural opportunities, destination tourism, civic engagement, and economic vitality. Established in 1931 and dedicated to collecting, preserving and interpreting works of art for citizens from the four-state region, and national and international visitors, the WCMFA is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums. The Museum is open six days a week, 52 weeks per year, offering free admission to a nationally recognized art collection, changing notable exhibitions, and numerous lively programs, educational offerings, and concerts. The Museum’s art collection includes over 6,500 works of art in the fields of American Art, world cultures, and art of the region. Changing exhibitions bring works of art from national and international sources to the region along with exhibitions recognizing regional artists.
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401 Museum Drive, Hagerstown, MD 21740-6495
+1 301-739-5727
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place for a class field trip! Kids-only section, lots of hands-on crafts on display in an exclusive area. Classroom environment is a semi-private section just for kids where they can create and display their art. Adults can browse hundreds of unique historical displays and...More

Thank poprox21
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I were "downstate" for our post Christmas tour of the area, and stopped this time to see the temporary exhibit of illuminated manuscripts. The exhibit was great and staff helpful and friendly. The museum has 6500 items in their inventory and change...More

Thank Clint B
Reviewed 2 December 2017

Add a little bit of culture to your life and visit this quaint museum. While you're visiting the park, this is a good place to stop in for a view of the art and decor.

Thank Kim S
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Wow! The cultural trail in HagerstownMD is incredible. I had no idea that such a trail existed in a downtown, semi-rural town area. The planning that went into this is very obvious. Crossing streets is easy in the trail, pathway is thought out, the attractions...More

Thank LBH991
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This lovely museum in a park setting has an excellent collection of paintings and sculpture. The collection is particularly strong in Hudson River School American paintings and regional contemporary works.

Thank mindymarsden
Reviewed 23 August 2017

We were in Shepherdstown for the theatre festival and looking for somewhere to go on a rainy day. We found this museum through a Google search. What a gem! The drive there was lovely and the setting bucolic. The staff (volunteers?) warmly greeted us and...More

Thank nxtstge
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We are so glad we stopped here. We don't go out of our way to go to art museums, but since I had read so many great reviews about this one, we stopped here. We are so glad that we did. There was a variety...More

Thank Motherhen03
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Obviously, you can't compare an art museum in Hagerstown to the Met; taken for what it is, the Washington County museum is a great small art museum. The story behind the museum's founding is quite interesting and is covered in the displays. American art is...More

Thank Zach F
Reviewed 23 July 2017

This museum has everything anyone could want. Gorgeous installations in a exquisite location. It has been home to many events and is the perfect setting for an afternoon of learning and self reflection. If you come to Hagerstown, Md, this is a must see.

1  Thank Lori M
Reviewed 23 July 2017

My wife and I have visited the Washington Country Museum many times, and can't wait to come back. It has amazing paintings and art work, especially for a small city. In its own right, this museum is just as enjoyable as the National Gallery of...More

Thank Bruce H
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