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Address: 817 Main St, Laurel, MD 20707-3429
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+1 301-725-7975
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Sun 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wed 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Great WWI exhibit showing now

We stopped by to see the new WWI exhibit on how the local area helped soldiers for the war. Learn quite a bit of local history, saw photos and read about what soldiers said on how... read more

Reviewed February 14, 2017
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Laurel, Maryland, United States
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Laurel, Maryland, United States
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95 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed February 14, 2017

We stopped by to see the new WWI exhibit on how the local area helped soldiers for the war. Learn quite a bit of local history, saw photos and read about what soldiers said on how they were treated by the people of Laurel.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

This is a tiny museum that is great to go to if you happen to be in town. It is free to go to and features exhibits that people have donated from the town of Laurel. The museum changes its displays annually. It has a children's play room and a museum shop. The museums volunteers are very knowledgeable and happy... More 

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Laurel, Maryland
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14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed July 26, 2016

Well worth the trip and it was free. Learned a lot about the town and life between Baltimore and Washington. Staff especially friendly. Check on line for hours.

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Thank Ann W
Laurel, Maryland
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215 reviews
103 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed April 30, 2016

The Laurel Museum is a former mill workers duplex built by Horace Capron, around 1840. It was later restored by the City of Laurel as a museum. It and a lot of the surrounding houses were workers dwellings for the nearby cotton mill. Ample on street parking. Before you visit the building, continue out Main Street (on foot), past the... More 

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1 Thank Patrick S
Pennsylvania
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29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed November 11, 2015

Nothing special .is. Free. Not interesting. Free parking no food to buy. Is 45min from. Dc And 30 min . Airport

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Thank Bengera
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed July 29, 2015

Have gone several times and loved it every time. Have different displays at certain times. They also sponsor a holiday house tour every other year that is just amazing and so much fun

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1 Thank Michele S
Douglas, Arizona, United States
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed November 25, 2014

While visiting here, talk to the hosts. They are so informed and charming. If you're not afraid to engage them, which they love, you will very much enjoy your visit here.

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1 Thank O_Jolene
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed January 16, 2014

This is one of those "cool little places" in the area that add so much charm to a visit here. The Historians are very interesting and proud of the History behind Laurel.

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2 Thank OpinionatedOldGuy
Huntsville, Alabama
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82 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed August 27, 2013

Withall of the urban blight in the Washington-Baltimore Corridor we forget the history before subways and subdivisions. Great photo archive

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Thank Terpreb
Laurel, Maryland
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed July 29, 2013

I am a docent at the Laurel Museum. There are facts and exhibits about Laurel during the civil war. The museum is located in an old mill workers stone house. Laurel was a mill town and this house housed four families. There is also a film about Laurel through the years and a small gift shop.

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