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Tilghman Watermans Museum

POB 344, Tilghman, MD 21671-0344
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Great Place - Glad We Stopped

This little museum does a wonderful job of telling the history of local watermen. The art work and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Robert K
Dover, Delaware
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Pleasantly surprising museum

We were walking along the water and saw the light house. In order to go in we had to enter the... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2016
Hilla I
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POB 344, Tilghman, MD 21671-0344
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This little museum does a wonderful job of telling the history of local watermen. The art work and displays are outstanding, and the staff is very knowledgeable. We're really glad we took the time to stop in and learn things.

Thank Robert K
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We were walking along the water and saw the light house. In order to go in we had to enter the museum. We didn't expect anything much but found it to be interesting with interactive exhibits that are intertwined with the real life of area...More

Thank Hilla I
Reviewed 10 September 2016

A excellent tribute to watermen and the environment they work in. The folks that work there are outstanding and the displays are deeply informational. One cannot visit Tilghman Island without a stop here because one needs to understand history and what it means to those...More

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Since we stayed on Tilghman just a few blocks away from the museum, it was easy to stop by. I ended up getting a personal tour from one of the docents. It was a great way to learn more about the history of the area...More

1  Thank dcbuckeye
Reviewed 28 July 2016

So much Tilghman history packed into this little museum! Our guide had a wealth of information about Tilghman, the watermen who worked these waters and the house itself. Worth the visit I found it very interesting .

Thank KKW1
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Several years ago, a local resident saw one of Tilghman's unique W-houses in danger of destruction by neglect, WIth her persistence and the assistance of the watermen and other residents of the island, she and other volunteers created and are continuing to build an excellent...More

Thank Douglas M
Reviewed 19 July 2016

They had a lot of detail in the exhibits. Very interesting place to visit. Love the oyster house exhibit.

Thank mldeeben
Reviewed 4 July 2016

The Tilghman Watermen's Museum is located in one of the very few, if only one left, "W" houses, which were built many years ago to take advantage of the cool winds during hot summers. The museum is small and does not take long to go...More

Thank Dennis D
Reviewed 24 April 2016

Such an interesting collection of Tilghman art and watermen culture. Loved the exhibit on Bill Cummings art as well the historical rehabilitation of a unique Tilghman Island architecture.

Reviewed 1 March 2016

Amazing! They have restored this house,and made it into a wonderful example of all things Tilghman. The exhibits are enlightening and informative. Just take your time and browse~~

Thank Alexius2000
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