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Furnace Town Living Heritage Museum

Old Furnace Road, P.O.Box 207, Snow Hill, MD 21863
+1 410-632-2032
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Colonial-era tour in secluded setting

The furnace and preserved buildings are curated by The Nature Conservancy. There are lovely walks... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Read S
Great Stop

Really enjoyed our visit here. Beautiful setting in the woods. About 10 restored building... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Old Furnace Road, P.O.Box 207, Snow Hill, MD 21863
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The furnace and preserved buildings are curated by The Nature Conservancy. There are lovely walks under the loblolly pines and the signs and descriptive text help it come alive. This is a good place to visit on a hot day, it is shady and lovely.

Thank Read S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit here. Beautiful setting in the woods. About 10 restored building representing a thriving town in the mid 1800s. Worth a couple of hours if you are in the area.

Thank jimblackjim
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Great exhibit just five minutes north of Snow Hill. Cottages showing life on the shore at the turn of the century. Volunteers rotate (like blacksmiths, broom makers, gardeners, etc). Staff is extremely knowledgable. This is a must see as life in this area was not...More

Thank NavyDave1979
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Spent a cloudy day touring this facility. Had a great time. The blacksmith and weaver were both on sight. Schoolhouse was very interesting.

Thank CinnysMom
Reviewed 30 August 2016

In route from the Maryland part of Assateague to the Virginia part and a stay in Chincoteague, we drove down U.S. Route 113 (Beach to Bay Indian Trail) that passes through a number of historic old towns, some dating to the 1600s. As we passed...More

1  Thank Bonnie G
Reviewed 18 August 2016

The blacksmith shop is a real treat and there are several other working exhibits to see and talk with.

Thank coley127
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

A fun visit to a historical recreation. The village is continually growing, it's nice to watch it expand.

Thank Cole L
Reviewed 14 July 2016

I went to Furnace Town with my sons ( tween and teen) last month. While they weren't particularly excited about the leaning opportunity presented to them, they did find items of interest and they really enjoyed interacting with a blacksmith who took time to explain...More

1  Thank twagner47
Reviewed 14 July 2016

This small recreated village and iron furnace is well done. It depicts life from a different time. Had a great discussion with some folks tthat were doing some repairs and learned a lot about the area. It would have a top rating if some of...More

Thank 831geh
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Nestled in the woods along a local road this living history museum offers a glimpse of a simpler time when things were made by hand. An unusual stone and brick furnace with a significant reproduction ramp funded by many plaque recognized contributors is the highlight...More

Thank Leslie L
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richardprout19
Is the Print Shop going to be open this year ? It was a such great place to visit, I think it was the best ever. Is Mr. Richard going to be their? I hope so. I think he should get some new outfits and a raise , and The Print Shop building ,it needs some red paint . That new Director , whats his name? I think he's cute .
10 March 2017|
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