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Thrasher Carriage Museum

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19 Depot Rd, Frostburg, MD, Cumberland, MD 21532
+1 301-689-3380
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Very rude elderly white female volunteer verbally attacked me and belittled my friends. The museum... read more

Reviewed June 14, 2017
skanderson2010
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Crofton, Maryland
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The Potomac Eagle train's route stops here for 45 minutes so it would have been nice to look around... read more

Reviewed June 5, 2017
Marilyn K
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  • Average11%
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19 Depot Rd, Frostburg, MD, Cumberland, MD 21532
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Reviewed June 14, 2017

Very rude elderly white female volunteer verbally attacked me and belittled my friends. The museum itself is very beautiful, but the volunteer there is very selective as to who she hosts and who she targets. When I calmly asked to speak to the manager she...More

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Reviewed June 5, 2017

The Potomac Eagle train's route stops here for 45 minutes so it would have been nice to look around the museum. The sign stated that is should be open, but it wasn't. If planning on going, I would recommend that you call first to be...More

Thank Marilyn K
Reviewed October 4, 2016

took the train ride from Cumberland to frostburg and just had to see the thrasher carriage museum it was the best ever would definitely do it again with the grandkids next time they would definitely enjoy it just like we did i'd go back again...More

Thank 928patrician
Reviewed August 6, 2016

We arrived at this museum on a day it wasn't open but a friendly volunteer who was tending the gardens outside let us come in for a look. Incredible display of carriages. We are so greatful to her.

Thank Maggie B
Reviewed July 2, 2016

Wide assortment of old carriages and period piece costumes. We enjoyed the funeral carriages. If you enjoy carriages and this is your interest it is worth the time and effort to seek this place out.

Thank Bryan W
Reviewed April 25, 2016

The Carriage Museum is located across from the train station, at the foot of Depot Hill, in Frostburg. It houses the tip of the iceburg of Jim thrasher's lifelong collection of wagons, carriages, and sleighs. Most of the rest of the collection is in storage....More

Thank Patrick S
Reviewed March 1, 2016

Whilst this attraction sits at the end of the line of the steam train that starts in Cumberland, this museum is actually located in Frostburg just opposite the Frostburg Depot. It is about the only thing that folks alighting from the train during the turn-around...More

Thank The_Concierge_8
Reviewed February 23, 2016

Checked this out while on the Western Maryland railroad ride. Not really into carriages, but was interesting to see the different types and construction. A good way to kill some time if not interested in walking up the hill to Frostburg.

Thank Bob S
Reviewed November 3, 2015

The place is free so definitely drop by especially if you are there on a train from Cumberland. The area is charming with a very small town atmosphere. Even if you have no interest in the history of carriages, you might be won over.

Thank SixpackDC
Reviewed November 2, 2015

This was actually one of the best parts of our Western Maryland Railroad trip. It is free to get into with your train ticket - otherwise, I believe it was $2 for an adult. It only takes 1/2 hour or so to go through, but...More

Thank Reneeandsean
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