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Milton Historical Society

210 Union St, Milton, DE 19968-1620
+1 302-684-1010
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Small local museum

The old church building is attractive, but the collection is pretty small and the history wrightups... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2016
Charles P
Very intersting little musem

Aunique place that tells some interesting and unusual stories. Well worth a stop. When have you... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2016
TomWall60
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Rockville, Maryland
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Open: Wed -Sat 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free!Exhibits, walking tours, kids activities.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average0%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
9 Jul 2016
“Small local museum”
2 Mar 2016
“Very intersting little musem”
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210 Union St, Milton, DE 19968-1620
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+1 302-684-1010
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Reviewed 9 July 2016

The old church building is attractive, but the collection is pretty small and the history wrightups range from moderately interesting to dull. The volunteer docent was friendly but not very knowledgeable.

1  Thank Charles P
Reviewed 3 March 2016

Aunique place that tells some interesting and unusual stories. Well worth a stop. When have you ever seen, or known about a button making machine? The history of Milton is quite interesting.The setting in this once waschurch gives it a nice feeling

2  Thank TomWall60
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Great exhibits and ever changing local artwork. Friendly and knowledgeable staff. It's all about Milton.

2  Thank mmpc12547
Reviewed 18 August 2015

I took the walking tour "Buttons, Boats, Beans, and Beer" hosted by the historical society. It was very interesting to hear about the town's ship building industry and about some of the homes and the old cannery. The tour began and ended at the brewery,...More

3  Thank Lori H
Reviewed 8 August 2015

Stopped by the museum by chance seeing it was open. Lots of information inside. Interesting history to the small town of Milton. Nice artifacts on display. Good kids corner.

2  Thank EmptyNest2013
Reviewed 15 July 2015

When you go to Milton, be sure to stop into this fabulous little museum that is housed in an old church. I have been many, many times and always enjoy it. While its wonderful exhibits tell the story of this old shipbuilding, buttonmaking town there...More

1  Thank Carolyn F
Reviewed 12 July 2015

The Milton Historical Society Museum is housed in a former church that dates back to the 1800s. It's a great building with features still remaining from the church (i.e, beautiful stained glass windows). The exhibits relating to the town's history and development are interesting and...More

1  Thank jrepok
Reviewed 7 July 2015

What a great place and organization. The director, Allie Shell is a talented a bright young woman who brings an energy and vibrance to everything that happens there. Community oriented, and themed. You've got to take one of the walking tours of Milton.More

1  Thank vjv49
MiltonHistoricalSoci, Manager at Milton Historical Society, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2015

Thank you so much for your very kind review! We are so glad you enjoyed your visit with us and we too cannot recommend our walking tours enough. They are another fun way to experience the rich history in this town. As we like to...More

Reviewed 14 June 2015

Great museum and lectures. Stop by to see the local historical exhibits as well as the wonderful lectures. There is lots of free parking across the street. <any restaurants within walking distance.

1  Thank rugirldc73
Reviewed 15 November 2014

The staff has done an excellent job displaying relevant artifacts and information on the history of Milton.

1  Thank elizabethj799
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