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Thrasher Carriage Museum

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Very interesting collection

Stopped in during our layover on the train. Right across the street from the depot. 2 floors of... read more

Reviewed October 22, 2017
Chuck B
Nineveh, Indiana
great place to tour spectacular

took the train ride from Cumberland to frostburg and just had to see the thrasher carriage museum... read more

Reviewed October 4, 2016
Pat S
Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania
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19 Depot Rd, Frostburg, MD, Cumberland, MD 21532-1309
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Reviewed July 11, 2018

This place holds a lot of history. it was very interesting and we loved this place. It is apart of the scenic railroad program when you arrive in Frostburg.

Thank bcataneo731
Reviewed June 6, 2018

When you get off the Western Maryland scenic train the carriage museum is included with the ticket, but admission is only $2. The display of carriages is outstanding. Very knowledgeable curators..Well worth the trip

Thank Mary L
Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

At first I didn’t think that I was going to be interested and I only entered the place to use the restroom. However afterwards, I started to explore and become truly intrigued and fascinated by the history of the carriages overall. It was a fantastic...More

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Reviewed November 7, 2017 via mobile

Walked in with a 4 year old and were greeting by a mean old lady screaming at us to not let him touch anything and to keep him with us at all times. So we walked back out. Don't go with small children they are...More

Thank cnt1248
Reviewed October 22, 2017

Stopped in during our layover on the train. Right across the street from the depot. 2 floors of unique displays of antique carriages from 1850-1910. Very neat and interesting. Good signage to explain what we are viewing.

Thank Chuck B
Reviewed October 2, 2017

This museum is located in Frostburg, Md at the Western Railroad train trip halfway point. The museum displays such an interesting collection of horse drawn carriages. The carriages are all in beautiful condition and give an idea of how we traveled before automobiles.

Thank Sneekers66
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 Pat S
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
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