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Bast museum of Boonsboro Md

This quiet museum is not short of amazing. It is only open on certain hours on summer Sundays and a... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2018
415caroles
via mobile
What a Treasure!

Mr. Bast has more knowledge about the Civil War than anyone I have met. He has 3 cases of handmade... read more

Reviewed September 3, 2017
pgreene42
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Georgia
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Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

I wish the information on the operating hours for this museum were posted on Trip Advisor BEFORE we drove all the way here.

Date of experience: May 2016
2  Thank Melodycthomas
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Reviewed June 12, 2015

We had a private tour of Doug Bast's museum. It's probably the best collection anywhere. Doug was so knowledgeable about all the things he collected over decades. My husband is very interested in the Civil War and was amazed at the collection. Doug is a gem and true historian of Boonsboro. It's a must see.

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank SusanK815
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Reviewed June 7, 2015

A large Civil War collection resides in his small, but packed museum. Many treasures are located here. Staff is very knowledgeable and its definitely worth a visit if in town to check out.

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank DM_1278
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Reviewed June 21, 2014

We were in Boonsboro and had read a review on it and wanted to see for our self. Doug Bast was very interesting and his collection is amazing. His rooms are filled with so many things. The Civil war collection is just Wow! He rooms are very interesting. He has some may collections. If you get a chance to go by and see it.

Date of experience: June 2014
1  Thank TheEasternShoreBoop
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Reviewed May 27, 2014

The Boonesbord Museum is the finest of it's type anywhere and I've sought out places like this in 47 states. On my recent visit, owner Doug Bast was incredably informative and welcoming. His collection is worthy of the Smithsonian. Boonesboro is a beautiful town and this private museum is the gem of the town and region.

Date of experience: May 2014
1  Thank hpark4
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