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Mary Ball Washington Museum & Library

8346 Mary Ball Rd, Lancaster, VA 22503-2519
+1 804-462-7280
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Oyster lover

Went to third annual oyster festival food was great but they ran ou.t of raw oysters too soon and... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2015
Kevin C
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Richmond, Virginia, United States
The history of America down rural route 3

This is a small but important museum especially for family's with young children. I'd suggest... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2014
Rob F
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Scotch Plains,NJ
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History museum and genealogy research center for Lancaster County and the surrounding Northern Neck area. Founded in 1958, the historical society was named in honor of George Washington’s mother who was born in the County. The site encompasses the 1820s Old Jail, 1797 Clerk’s Office, and 1830 Lancaster House buildings in the Lancaster Court House Historic District. Changing exhibits feature antiques and artifacts on a variety of local topics. Library offers an extensive collection of genealogy and history research materials. Gift Shop with local books and Virginia products. Admission and research fees charged.
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19 Nov 2015
“Oyster lover”
10 Nov 2014
“The history of America down rural route 3”
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8346 Mary Ball Rd, Lancaster, VA 22503-2519
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Reviewed 20 November 2015

Went to third annual oyster festival food was great but they ran ou.t of raw oysters too soon and no fritters this yearMore

Thank Kevin C
MBWML, Manager at Mary Ball Washington Museum & Library, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2015

Thanks for letting us know about your experience at our recent event. We are glad some of the food met your expectations and you mostly enjoyed your visit. Although the steamed oysters and chicken stew were plentiful, we are sorry you were disappointed by the...More

Reviewed 10 November 2014

This is a small but important museum especially for family's with young children. I'd suggest making it part of a family day trip down rte 3. Start with George Washington's birth place followed by Robert E . Lee's home and ending up here at the...More

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Reviewed 26 August 2012

I am used to museums that have rooms and rooms of displays. This one has 2 rooms and a couple of additional outbuildings. I was glad to see the preservation effort, but didn't feel that the presentation made me understand what it was really all...More

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