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Stopby for Eastern Shore Preview!

We went here with my Kids .Staff was very friendly ,attentive and very informative. You can get... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
Sobetree
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Kent Island, Maryland
Great scenic walk and very informative displays

Great for young and old,lots of history of the area and a nice scenic walk path.Great view of the... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
470mattewm
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Chester, Maryland
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

We went here with my Kids .Staff was very friendly ,attentive and very informative. You can get brochure anything from fishing ,boating ,chesapeake bay ,maps,etc,places to see.You can also see history of the bay and artifacts.There is an elevator to go to the top floor...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Great for young and old,lots of history of the area and a nice scenic walk path.Great view of the Kent Narrows and waterways.Sunsets are great and views of wildlife and Ospreys abound.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed July 27, 2018

We were greeted with donuts and a smile. It was a very nice and interesting place to visit on a very rainy and windy day. Learned so much about the Chesapeake! And a person working in the center was most lovely and welcoming :)

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank AliceF1335
Reviewed June 7, 2018

We stopped in after riding the Cross Island bike trail. The gal at the desk told us about a little beach that was right out the back door...rode our bikes out and it was beautiful. Ferry Point Beach I think. The center has a cute...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Sue M
Reviewed March 12, 2018

Hiked out from center to beach. Looked out from the tower observations platforms. 7-year old enjoyed the time. Interesting information on the area and ecosystem.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

Small museum with some interesting information and artifacts about the Chesapeake Bay and region. Conveniently located near the Kent Narrows and numerous local restaurants.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Mike A
Reviewed July 10, 2017

The receptionists were super friendly and helpful. There's not a lot here, but what is here is interesting for all ages: baby horseshoe crabs, turtle mascot, old maps and photos. The towers offer a beautiful view of the Kent Narrows. The lawn in front offers...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank 30POP
Reviewed June 28, 2017

Nice place to stop for a quick read about the area and a few small animals for the kids. Nothing special.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Bob_Cruiser
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful view for the top of the building !! Of the bay !! Awesome place ! You can learn all about the bay and fish swimming in it !! Everyone is very friendly !!

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Debbie S
Reviewed November 2, 2016

I had my picnic lunch and this was suggested as a good place to stop and enjoy it. Good picnic spot with great views. Welcome center has nice exhibits and bathrooms. I don't think there is food available close by, but its easy on and...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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