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The Chesapeake Beach Railway Museum

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4155 Mears Ave, Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732-5116
+1 410-257-3892
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Great little museum for train lovers and kids

We took the grandkids and they really liked it. Its a small building so its perfect for them to... read more

Reviewed February 14, 2017
kshaggard
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Saint Leonard, Maryland
Interesting piece of Maryland History

Two weeks ago I went fishing with Rod n' Reel at Chesapeake Beach, MD. I had such a good time I... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2016
Andrea B
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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A turn-of-the-century railway museum featuring photos and other related memorabilia.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good42%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“local history” (3 reviews)
“on display” (2 reviews)
“artifacts” (8 reviews)
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4155 Mears Ave, Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732-5116
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+1 410-257-3892
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Reviewed February 14, 2017

We took the grandkids and they really liked it. Its a small building so its perfect for them to walk around by themselves.

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Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

Two weeks ago I went fishing with Rod n' Reel at Chesapeake Beach, MD. I had such a good time I returned to the Beach yesterday. We visited the Railway Museum right next to Rod n' Reel, a small museum that does a terrific job...More

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Reviewed June 23, 2016

We were staying at the Chesapeake Resort and went over to check out the museum. The lady there was very friendly and loved what she did - showed us around and explained in detail the pictures and artifacts. Never knew anything about this railroad from...More

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Reviewed June 16, 2016

This is more like a freestanding train that you can walk through at your convenience. It was fun for the children to see an old train, but calling it a museum is a stretch.

1  Thank natty_gyrl
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Reviewed May 10, 2016

This museum was very focused on the days of the rail line to this resort in times gone by. Examples of swim wear of the times were on display.

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Reviewed April 20, 2016

The Railcar is really one of the best attraction in the town....and McDonalds. I would go see it if you happen to be in the area.

1  Thank Mike_Global_Travel
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Reviewed August 30, 2015

This sweet little museum has incredible pictures and artifacts from the days when Chesapeake Beach was a destination via the train from DC. My daughter visited and was touched by how kind the person working the museum was to her. You will find many facts...More

Thank Melaney68
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Reviewed August 24, 2015

very interesting. The staff was helpful. I spent almost an hour looking at all of the displays. It was great to see the big map inside the entrance.

Thank Bonnie P
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Reviewed August 12, 2015

The musuem is in an old railroad car and is very small. But they have some unique period pieces. The volunteer railroad guide staff are very friendly and full of interesting stories.

Thank V S
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Reviewed July 1, 2015

This is a fun and very informative museum. The staff are very friendly and well informed. I'm not a big train buff or anything but I still found it to be entertaining. It is right in the heart of town and next to the spa...More

1  Thank out3650
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