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Reedville Fishermen's Museum

504 Main St, Reedville, VA 22539-4401
+1 804-453-6529
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So much more than expected!

Had a lovely morning wandering around the museum. A very fun find! Enjoyed the historic house... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
Extremely Friendly people!!

Very interesting museum, low cost to get in and the gift shop was very nice. But mainly the tour... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2017
Jeannie V
Towanda, Pennsylvania, United States
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Museum in Reedville that focuses on local fisheries.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good44%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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504 Main St, Reedville, VA 22539-4401
+1 804-453-6529
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

Had a lovely morning wandering around the museum. A very fun find! Enjoyed the historic house, film, museum, and boat shop. The docents are excellent and show the place so well. The museum is clearly the result of community effort, which makes it all the...More

Thank 5megk
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Very interesting museum, low cost to get in and the gift shop was very nice. But mainly the tour guides were Very nice!!

Thank Jeannie V
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised at this museum. Not only are there wonderful fishing industry exhibits but there is an included tour of a model room, an active boat building room and a late 1800s furnished house. The tour guide was great. Also there is a...More

Thank Joroddenberry
Reviewed 29 July 2017

I was just checking to see what was in the town. I came upon this museum. It looked very small, but I took a look anyway. It was much more. There is much here.

Thank JohnBCowgill
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Nice place. We visited during an event and will be returning when things are less hectic. Looks like there is a lot to see and spend some time learning of the history of the area.

Thank Brian23453
Reviewed 7 November 2016

We recently stopped in to the RFM as we were visiting the Northern Neck. This small museum is well appointed with wonderful historical artifacts, photographs and dioramas of the commercial fishing industry especially that surrounding Menhaden. There is a nice gift shop complete with cookbooks,...More

Thank Tuckergoose
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped here on our way to a family vacation. My dad is a big fan of fishing and fishing related things so I thought this would be a great museum for him. We were not disappointed. The docents were fantastic and took us on...More

1  Thank MBphotog
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We stopped by well before the museum opened because we were on our way out of town, but still got to see a large variety of sailing vessels, accompanied by interpretive signs. Lovely location. Next trip we will get there during business hours.

Thank Kate Y
Reviewed 30 August 2016

This best part of this tour was taking the boat out on the river! Seeing Reedville by boat getting the history of the area by a local was awesome. Would recommend a stop here any day

Thank mjhinkins
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The Fisherman's Museum in Reedville is worth a visit. It has a great display of local fishing life and diorama's of life in Reedville. They also have a full size replica of John Smith's boat that sailed the Chesapeake Bay.

Thank Martha780
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