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Tilghman Watermans Museum

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Preserving the heart and soul of a way of life challenged by a modern world.

A treasure awaits! The newest home to the Tilghman Waterman's Museum is a structure aptly named a... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
MsPastryChef
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
A Must Visit

If you love learning the history of the places you visit, then this is a must! We went through the... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2018
Sandra A
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Westminster, Maryland
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

A treasure awaits! The newest home to the Tilghman Waterman's Museum is a structure aptly named a 'W' house. It, and the few remaining on the island and in Sherwood, are unique to the area. The informative displays, art of Wm. Cummings, and many artifacts...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 5 July 2018

If you love learning the history of the places you visit, then this is a must! We went through the museum with Hall Kellogg who is all things Tilghman. You have questions, he has the answers!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Sandra A
Reviewed 18 June 2018

All the artifacts from this historic fishing village. Models, photos, video of this historic fishing village . Bought t-shirt and polo shirt, they have hats too. Don't pass this place up, limited hours, we saw it Saturday. Friendly, informative staff. We really enjoyed it.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 11 June 2018

The curator was excellent! They knew all the history of the area and all the parts of the museum. They did a great job restoring the building.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank James A
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed our time spent at this local museum. The nice lady who showed us around and explained everything was born and raised there. She gave a very informative talk as she guides through the exhibits. You could tell how much she loved the area...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank John B
Reviewed 10 January 2018

Being a resident of Tilghman Island we're partial to this place, but we still visit it and recommend it to friends. It has interesting displays and histories of the Island

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 18 November 2017

This museum is really interesting -very well done. You learn about all about the evolution of the oystering and crabbing industry - the boats and equipment, the people. It is fascinating. I went with others that didn't think they wanted to stop and visit. They...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Leslie S
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

We have a vacation home in tilghman for many years but never visited the old or new museum. This past weekend we decided to visit the new museum in the renovated "M" house. This place in incredible with all the information, models,tools,artwork about the waterman...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank backfin2016
Reviewed 13 September 2017

My wife and I enjoyed this museum. We spent about four hours here it was a very good experience with plenty to do for children and adults.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank PopFL
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We were told we need to see this. It is only open on weekends. The people that run it are volunteers and knowledgeable. You just have to really be into that kind of thing as there is a lot of repetition of information. Still, the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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saramay
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Response from MsPastryChef | Reviewed this property |
They are open weekends only at this time, from 10-3. So worth it if you can make your trip to include it!
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saramay
21 July 2018|
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Response from MsPastryChef | Reviewed this property |
This would depend on how many questions you have for your guide and any discussions that arise. It is not a particularly 'timed' exhibit, but more an exploratory experience.
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