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114 W 3rd St, Lewes, DE
+1 302-645-7987
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Forged

This is an old (but not that old) building that you can't actually walk through--just inside a... read more

Reviewed April 5, 2017
Neal P
,
Arlington, Virginia, USA
Historic Museum? Hardly!

Listed as an historic museum black smithing forge, but really. The building (built by the owner in... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2016
AStarSumo
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Woodbridge, Virginia
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good12%
  • Average39%
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Apr 5, 2017
“Forged”
Aug 7, 2016
“Historic Museum? Hardly!”
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114 W 3rd St, Lewes, DE
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+1 302-645-7987
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Reviewed April 5, 2017

This is an old (but not that old) building that you can't actually walk through--just inside a bit--where there are a great many forged items on display. There's no posted information about it inside. The worker wasn't there (though the place was open) when I...More

1  Thank Neal P
Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Listed as an historic museum black smithing forge, but really. The building (built by the owner in the late 80s) was built to look old. It is hardly a museum and the owner will barely speak to you. He just sits and ignores you standing...More

1  Thank AStarSumo
Reviewed December 15, 2015

This is an old blacksmith forge in Lewes and is made as a museum to show how the metal was made into various tools and things by the worker.. The owner use scrap iron and tools to make items for display and for sale.. It...More

Thank Prawet J
Reviewed September 15, 2015

A really neat place to visit. Reminds me of what a black smith shop of years gone by would look like. Not always open but when it is make sure to stop by and gaze st all that iron wonder!

Thank BJYoung
Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

A lot of cool items to see. My wife purchase some one of a kind hooks at a great price. Spent some time speaking to the blacksmith about a project he was working on. If your into buying tools when tools were made with pride...More

1  Thank Bob3569
Reviewed September 3, 2014

Well, whilst we were wandering around Lewes, trying to burn off calories gained from a beaut lunch. We came across the Forge, a good deal of "stuff" on display; but, even having lingered for 10+ minutes nobody fronted to ask if we were interested in...More

Thank David O
Reviewed August 18, 2014

I'm a blacksmith and I was visiting Lewes while on a break from a nearby blacksmithing conference, so I couldn't very well pass up John's forge. The best thing about it is that it is first and foremost a working forge. Williamsbirg is a working...More

5  Thank HowlnBubba
Reviewed June 23, 2011

My husband and I have been into Lewes several times & have never seen this place open. However, the other day we noticed the doors were wide open & we couldn't help but take a peek. At the time we arrived, there was an older...More

7  Thank daisyferret1
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