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Reedville Fishermen's Museum

504 Main St, Reedville, VA 22539-4401
+1 804-453-6529
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Wow! Superb Museum-- go Learn About Menhaden!

Much of this museum is about the critical importance of the menhaden, a fish that is caught in big... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dave C
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Alexandria, Virginia
Must see stop in Northern Neck, VA!

We took a day trip to Reedville, VA which is at the end of the road on Highway 390. Once a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
tmiller3125
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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Museum in Reedville that focuses on local fisheries.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good41%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“boat building” (7 reviews)
“northern neck” (10 reviews)
“boat shop” (5 reviews)
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504 Main St, Reedville, VA 22539-4401
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"boat building"
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"northern neck"
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"boat shop"
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"lovely morning"
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"train layout"
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"commercial fishing"
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"day trip"
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"self guided"
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"worth the trip"
in 2 reviews
"boats"
in 14 reviews
"skipjack"
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"model"
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"volunteers"
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"display"
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"watercraft"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Much of this museum is about the critical importance of the menhaden, a fish that is caught in big nets by the ton. Never heard of it? It's in a surprising amount of food. In addition to an incredible maritime and industrial museum, it has...More

Thank Dave C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a day trip to Reedville, VA which is at the end of the road on Highway 390. Once a vibrant fishing village now a sleepy waterfront town with a rich history. No place better to learn about that history than in the Fisherman’s...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is well done. There are Several historic watercraft at their dock, all well maintained. Their boat shop is open and their volunteers are friendly, knowledgeable and cheerfully talk about their projects. In the museum, the models and fishing displays are all superb. Fishermen’s...More

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Reviewed June 6, 2018

It was a rainy Sunday in a sleepy town but many people said not to miss this museum. I'm glad I listened!! The ladies at the desk were so full of Southern hospitality and so informative. We did a self guided walk thru of several...More

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Reviewed December 11, 2017

REturned this year for the 6th time. Love the museum and its exhibits. It's so accessible and informative. The gift shop is small but the choices are nice. Would recommend as a "must see" if you are in the area.

Thank sharon c
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Reviewed September 7, 2017

Had a lovely morning wandering around the museum. A very fun find! Enjoyed the historic house, film, museum, and boat shop. The docents are excellent and show the place so well. The museum is clearly the result of community effort, which makes it all the...More

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Reviewed August 1, 2017

Very interesting museum, low cost to get in and the gift shop was very nice. But mainly the tour guides were Very nice!!

Thank Jeannie V
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Reviewed July 31, 2017 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised at this museum. Not only are there wonderful fishing industry exhibits but there is an included tour of a model room, an active boat building room and a late 1800s furnished house. The tour guide was great. Also there is a...More

Thank Joroddenberry
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Reviewed July 28, 2017

I was just checking to see what was in the town. I came upon this museum. It looked very small, but I took a look anyway. It was much more. There is much here.

Thank JohnBCowgill
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Reviewed April 10, 2017

Nice place. We visited during an event and will be returning when things are less hectic. Looks like there is a lot to see and spend some time learning of the history of the area.

Thank Brian22560
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