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Julia A. Purnell Museum

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It’s nickname ‘Snow Hill’s attic” is so appropriate. This museum is packed with treasures and I... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jennifer N
via mobile
History of so much!

Walking into this tiny building, formerly a Roman Catholic church, one would not expect to find... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2018
Linda S
Snow Hill, Maryland
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4 weeks ago
Aug 12, 2018
“History of so much!”
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s nickname ‘Snow Hill’s attic” is so appropriate. This museum is packed with treasures and I feel like I’d notice new things at each visit. The rooms in the back, the Victorian bedroom and the dry goods store, were especially absorbing. AND the kind volunteer...More

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Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Walking into this tiny building, formerly a Roman Catholic church, one would not expect to find such an amazing collection of local history spanning 2 centuries, various collections of Julia Purnell and other locals, activities for children. . . . Oh, my! The director and...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed February 11, 2018

I have been to this little museum twice and loved it each time. A wonderful collection of artifacts from the early and mid twentieth century from a small Eastern Shore Maryland town. The artistic needlework from Julia Purnell a local resident is also interesting. Definitely...More

1  Thank patf552
Reviewed August 22, 2017

What an unique place. I knew of this museum and had read about the woman it is named after. I was staying down the street and decided to walk in. A very eclectic collection of antiques and artifacts from the the region. A small museum...More

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Reviewed May 22, 2017

Visited the Museum at closing time and was given personal tour by curator. She could not have been nicer. Interesting displays relating to local history, well presented and not overwhelming. Well worth a visit.

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Reviewed October 2, 2016

We had a great time on the Ghost walk and listening to all the amazing things that took place. Definitely Add this to your list of things to do.

Thank Dawn P
Reviewed September 5, 2016

We escaped from pouring rain to spend a lovely couple of hours at this museum. It's a somewhat eccentric collection, with plenty of historical items and Americana. Pleasant and informative curator. A nice bit of small town history. The miniature section with the one-inch Bible...More

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Reviewed August 22, 2016

While biking or walking around the historic town of Snow Hill, don't miss your chance to visit the Museum. It is rich with local history and relics of the last few centuries. Neat experience!

1  Thank JLBD100
Reviewed October 20, 2015

An interesting stroll through Snow Hill's history, very friendly staff, didn't take too long, either.

1  Thank Larry B
Reviewed June 5, 2015

They have a good deal to see. Many interesting things to see for the elderly and plenty of things to see for the kids. It was worth the 3 dollar admission.

2  Thank Bruce C
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