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Washington County Rural Heritage Museum

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Three buildings loaded with artifacts yet each was organized, well labeled and very clean. It... read more

Reviewed June 13, 2019
Orlando, Florida
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Preserving the rural heritage of Maryland's Washington County

The mission of the Washington County Rural Heritage Museum is to preserve the past, educate and... read more

Reviewed May 8, 2019
Taylor B
Chicago, Illinois
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At the Washington County Rural Heritage Museum you will learn about our region's beginnings and history; in addition to how the rural and agricultural heritage continues to play a role in Washington County today. he museum grounds consist of three...more
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7313 Sharpsburg Pike, Washington County Agricultural Education Center, Boonsboro, MD 21713-2431
+1 240-420-1714
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Reviewed June 13, 2019 via mobile

Three buildings loaded with artifacts yet each was organized, well labeled and very clean. It gives the visitor a real look in life in rural MD at the turn of the last century. Guides added interesting personal explanations to the displays.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 8, 2019

The mission of the Washington County Rural Heritage Museum is to preserve the past, educate and stimulate public awareness of rural heritage in Maryland's Washington County prior to 1940. And it has three museums to do it. In 2001, the 7,200-square-foot first museum building opened,...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Taylor B
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

We decided on visiting this museum as part of a fall scenery trip. It is next to the agricultural museum so make sure you turn into that driveway. Upon entering we were greeted by the nicest gentleman and he made the visit so enjoyable. He...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank EdfromPDR
Reviewed August 26, 2017

So much to see! The village is great. With a working blacksmith, cobbler and general store along with an actual house that was taken apart and rebuilt log by log it takes you back to another time. The Museum itself is amazing. One building is...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Deborah T
Reviewed April 26, 2017

Saw an advertisement in the local paper about this museum and decided to make a visit. Lived in Hagerstown for 20 years and never knew it was so close. Excellent collection of old bicycles, cars, trucks and tractors. Also a nice display of homes and...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank rmorin49
Reviewed April 19, 2017

This museum offers many varied displays of typical tools, vehicles, and antique items that were commonly used at farms, rural homes, and commercial shops in days gone by. The tour guide that lead is through the 3 large climate-controlled buildings was excellent and very knowledgeable....More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank William S
Reviewed April 3, 2017

When I first saw it, I was expecting a little place. It was much more than that. There was so much to see here from the three museums to the village. It is a must see place.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank JohnBCowgill
Reviewed August 5, 2016

Informative museum, which has an impressive collection of antique cars and tools. We did not spend too much time here, and it is open limited hours, but if was interesting and enjoyable.

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank _mingler22_
Reviewed July 5, 2015

A very good museum. I really liked their collection of very old cars and trucks. the volunteers were not busy so they gave me long personal descriptions of the cars. They wer very knowledgeable and interesting. Lots of old farm equipment and other historical objects.

Date of experience: July 2015
2  Thank 85billp
Reviewed June 8, 2015

Happened to be here for an event, and visited the museum. Was very impressed with the quality of memorabilia and the excellent, friendly staff who went out of their way to help. I'd definitely recommend this and all the historical things to see at the...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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September 29, 2018|
Response from WashcoRHM | Property representative |
There is no entry fee, but donations are appreciated.