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“More than what it looks like from the outside”

Museum of Chincoteague
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Owner description: Located at the entrance of Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, this museum chronicles the island's history and of the oystering and seafood business that was a major force in shaping the island's economy.
Reviewed January 24, 2007

This museum is more than what it looks like from the outside. It is the site of an amazingly large and diverse set of artifacts from the Eastern Shore. The original light that was used in the Assateague lighthouse is there. If you don't understand what a fresnel lens is and how it works you will after seeing the original -- you can get "up close and personal with it". It isn't hidden in a case and its right at eye level. In addition there is a wonderful collection of shells and a wide array of watermen's tools. This tiny treasure of museum is worth making a stop for -- its also a great place to soak up a little cool on a hot summer afternoon or hide from the weather on a rainy day.

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