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Allegany Museum

3 Pershing St, Cumberland, MD 21502-3046
+1 301-777-7200
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Peek into the past

Very good collection of artifacts from the Town and County. Well maintained, and good interpretive... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2017
Patrick S
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Laurel, Maryland
Will be better after renovations!

The building(the former courthouse, ca. 1900) is undergoing extensive renovations to return it to... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
kaykyserkenny
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cumberland, md
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3 Pershing St, Cumberland, MD 21502-3046
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Reviewed 14 June 2017

Very good collection of artifacts from the Town and County. Well maintained, and good interpretive displays,

Thank Patrick S
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The building(the former courthouse, ca. 1900) is undergoing extensive renovations to return it to it original lustre. In the meantime, there are some very interesting exhibits to view, especially from the Kelly Tire Company.

1  Thank kaykyserkenny
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Located in down town area of Cumberland, Maryland. A lot of history can be viewed and very nice displays. Visitor enjoy the visit

Thank 1942oldtimer
Reviewed 1 February 2017

This is a good way to get acquainted with the history of Cumberland, MD. It shows some of the major manufacturing that was done and that has since departed. For those of us who grew up here it is a bit sad to see what...More

1  Thank Mark M
Reviewed 30 December 2016

The folks behind the desk could not have been friendlier or more helpful. Each room has its own theme. Glass, tires, fire department, geological history, etc. It is worth the stop. There is an elevator to take you to the 2nd floor.

1  Thank Linda D
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Free but be kind a eave a donation! Lots of displays of local history and "goings on" in the area over the years. Well laid out with friendly and helpful staff. Nice for an hour or so.

Thank nriemen
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Great museum, really fascinating local history. Very well curated and well described, located in a beautiful building. Definitely worth a visit

1  Thank gannent
Reviewed 10 July 2016

From Glassware to Whittling, B&O Railroad to the C&O Canal, Kelly Tires to The National Road it is all here. They have a very nice collection of local brewery and distillery items. I also enjoyed the archeology and wildlife exhibits.

2  Thank relique2005
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Small, but very nice and interesting museum. There is so much history in Cumberland I was surprised I could not find a larger museum.

1  Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Docent advised, "You can see the exhibits in any order you like!" He was correct. Loved the exhibit on breweries and distilleries of the region, the most. Great pieces on the tire industry and on a local artist of note.

1  Thank David B
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