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Great museum!

We stopped at the Visitors Center to learn a little about the area, we were given maps and... read more

Reviewed August 26, 2018
Marcia P
Silver Spring
Small Island, Big History

As others have noted, the center staff are very friendly and knowledgeable about the past and... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2018
Christi D
Annapolis, Maryland
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“small museum”(2 reviews)
“eastern shore”(4 reviews)
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
425 Piney Narrows Rd, Chester, Kent Island, MD 21619-2401
+1 410-604-2100
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Reviewed August 26, 2018

We stopped at the Visitors Center to learn a little about the area, we were given maps and information by a very well versed clerk. We enjoyed visiting the small museum with displays on what goes on in the small Chesapeake Bay towns on the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Marcia P
Reviewed July 22, 2018

As others have noted, the center staff are very friendly and knowledgeable about the past and present. Take a walk on the board walk. The marshlands are teeming with life. Watermen still have a major role in the economy. Settlers were drawn to the Chesapeake...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Christi D
Reviewed November 29, 2017

This is a time little Center, but very informative. Very interesting to see the pictures and tools of the fish trade from bygone days, a quite walk to the beach, there are several picnic benches. Tons of different birds, you can get a free book...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Rosaleen S
Reviewed October 4, 2017

Great to stop here and get info and maps. Staff is very helpful and they know the area and give good advice on where to go.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank familyman334
Reviewed July 4, 2017

Stopped in to view the center and had a lovely chat with two nice ladies who encouraged us to take the tour around the shop and learn some cool local history. And then to take a walk on the pier that led though the marsh...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Wicked169
Reviewed June 28, 2017

Get some brochures, chat with the nice folks, see a turtle and a tiny horseshoe crab, see some old tools and read about the area. Nothing special.

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank Bob_Cruiser
Reviewed May 1, 2017 via mobile

The visitors center is very nice. There are people there to help, and clean restrooms. Also there is a great display of art and historic items that teach about the area. It sits right on the Narrows, which is a waterway that connects the chester...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank oneypony
Reviewed April 7, 2017 via mobile

We are in town with another couple for a brief visit and needed help! Thanks for the all info and advice we needed

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank LollysLook
Reviewed February 26, 2017

The Chesapeake Heritage and Visitor Center is a perfect place to learn more about local Chesapeake culture and is also a perfect stop if you're biking the Cross Island Trail. I highly recommend biking here or bringing your bike and continuing on to the Ferry...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Carrie-Ann B
Reviewed January 17, 2017

Took my 8 year old grandson & we both had a terrific time. The view f ok the tower is magnificent. Well worth the climb. Lots of hands on exhibits.

Date of experience: December 2016
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