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Address: 3 Pershing Street, Cumberland, MD 51502
Phone Number: (301) 777-7200
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Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Lots of great history here

This museum in the old post office and later District Court building has a great collection of historic items. It has different rooms with different themes. It is well worth a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
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Cumberland, Maryland

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Cumberland, Maryland
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This museum in the old post office and later District Court building has a great collection of historic items. It has different rooms with different themes. It is well worth a look and you might just learn something while you are there!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

For a smaller museum, it has a great collection - and it is free! Industrial and transport history, whiskey rebellion, and beer brewing.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

It may be small but it certainly has alot of history about the surrounding area. Admission is free and I spent around an hour here reading the various signs. With another museum right across the street it is a good stop for history buffs or those that just want to see the area's past.

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Appalachian Mountains, Maryland
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I was very surprised by how nice this museum is. Stopped by during the holidays and found a lot of interesting collections relating to the the local history. Also, live music in a large room. Clean, well put-together and pleasant. I especially enjoyed the window displays of fairy tales, not locally relevant, but very nice to see. The old photos,... More 

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Bedford, Pennsylvania
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86 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This museum is located on the 2nd floor of a beautiful older building in the heart of Cumberland, Maryland, and highlights the several industries that once made Cumberland the 2nd largest city in the state of Maryland, Baltimore- the King City- being the largest. Thus, Cumberland became known as Queen City, and many industries incorporated this name. The museum owns... More 

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Chesapeake Beach, Maryland
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15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We stopped by to check out the fireman's Museum. Was surprised to find other things there. Nice display of Kelly tires. The glassware factory & the old German beer factory were also displayed.Nice little hour side trip with really helpful staff. A must see if you are in Cumberland.

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Richmond
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29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Was along out walking route to the Steam Train and we had a little time to kill. Had some very interesting items tied the area history including a display of glass and history of Kelly Tires. Also some interesting info on the National Road. No admission fee but they request donations. 30 min ideal 1 hour tops

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Wilton, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

We had a great afternoon Sunday afternoon (1-4) talking with the curator of the museum and viewing the many parts of the history of Cumberland, Maryland. What a rich heritage. The first exhibit we viewed was the glassware. In its heyday the area had 26 glass making companies. Hard to imagine, but the specimens on display were of the highest... More 

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Cocoa, Florida
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136 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

Very clean, lots of exhibits, free, well worth the stop. There are exhibits from the time before the Indians to the modern era

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Portland, Maine
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23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

Don't be afraid to leave a donation, as this museum houses some rare artifacts and has collections that are off the beaten path--all without an entrance fee. The ladies who run the place are highly informative and are pleasant to chat up.

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Address: 3 Pershing Street, Cumberland, MD 51502
Phone Number: (301) 777-7200
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Cumberland
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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