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The Chesapeake Beach Railway Museum

4155 Mears Ave, Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732-5116
+1 410-257-3892
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Interesting Time in U.S. History

We stumbled across this little museum in Chesapeake Beach. It was fascinating to learn about the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jim K
Interesting

This is a very interesting museum. Even have a train car on site. Got to catch a concert on the... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
Bobby M
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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A turn-of-the-century railway museum featuring photos and other related memorabilia.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good42%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“local history” (3 reviews)
“coney island” (2 reviews)
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4155 Mears Ave, Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732-5116
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+1 410-257-3892
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stumbled across this little museum in Chesapeake Beach. It was fascinating to learn about the area's history and the trains that brought vacationers to the bay. Seeing models of the boardwalk and amusements of a day gone by made me wish I was around...More

Thank Jim K
Reviewed 8 September 2017

This is a very interesting museum. Even have a train car on site. Got to catch a concert on the porch. Fun for the kids and adults.

Thank Bobby M
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

A lot to be desired.. For how it's advertised expected so much more....disappointing. really wasn't too my h to see. Would not call it a museum really. Disappointed..

Thank Tiphanie S
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Nice spot to learn a little local history. They have occasional activities for kids. Staff very knowledgeable. Parking can be an issue.

Thank Abuc123
Reviewed 29 May 2017

This place is very small. Really just a few rooms with old artifacts and history about the area. Takes less than 30 minutes and is in a hotel parking lot.

Thank harrismaryldn
Reviewed 19 May 2017

We were fortunate to be the only ones there just after they opened on a weekday. The lady asked if we would like a tour. Saying yes, made all the difference! She gave us insights to many of the items on display, as well as,...More

Thank rayjay51
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

The small size of museum and train theme caters to young families. However if you take the time to read through signage, there is a lot to interest adults as well. Great place to stop in if you are in the area

Thank Lucia Y
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Bring your kids down to find out about the old railway....it's a great educational experience...The authentic train shows the history of the train. Everyone enjoyed it.

Thank Q6710NAlindaj
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Very intriguing and a great learning expierience. Very friendly staff and you learn much more than you expect!

Thank Winchester82
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Close to the bay for views, could be difficult for parking, an easy walk to nearby restaurants and stores. A good variety of the mentioned necessary shopping facilities.

Thank HansJL
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