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Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art

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Beautiful artwork in variety of forms, beautiful collection, building, park surrounding

Very lovely museum. It shows historical to modern decoys but that is not all that is shown in this... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2019
artgypsy
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New York City, New York
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Surprisingly Interesting

We were surprised at the museum that it was very interesting to learn about the hunting industry... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2019
bobsynth
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Ocean Pines, MD
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Reviewed 8 January 2019 via mobile

Very lovely museum. It shows historical to modern decoys but that is not all that is shown in this museum. The collection can be anywhere from antique to modern decoys, nature sculptures, traditional and very creative modern sculptures. There is often painting exhibits and other...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 January 2019

We were surprised at the museum that it was very interesting to learn about the hunting industry and history for wildfowl, and how it evolved the decoy carving into an art form. The carvings are outstanding and the craftsmanship is remarkable. A great way to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 11 December 2018

This is a museum is something that needs to be touted Nationally. The birds crafted from wood by American artists is a treasure trove of three dimensional masterpieces.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lib021016
Reviewed 18 November 2018

I was truly amazed at the talent displayed in these carvings. They almost speak. Very nice gift shop with items related to the exhibits . Very peaceful grounds with several metal life size sculptures of birds in flight placed close enough to see all angles....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mdtransplant2009
Reviewed 7 November 2018

While this museum was smaller than I had imagined, the waterfowl carvings are beautiful. Truly worth seeing. Just wish there were more of them to enjoy. Has a small gift shop too.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank mjshss2
Reviewed 6 October 2018

This is a very interesting and enjoyable experience even if you are not a bird fancier. The magnificent carved creations are a sight to behold. It could take about l-2 hours to fully see the exhibits. Do not pass this one by or you will...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dorothy S
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We were heading to Assateague/Chincoteague and decided to visit on our way. What a spectacular museum. I was completely blown away by the history, variety of decoys, and Ann Suthowski, our personal tour guide. Her knowledge made the exhibit come alive. Highly recommended Note: We...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank gregdjohnson53
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Lifelike is an understatement. The lost art of carving is on display in all forms of wildlife. Beautiful setting on Schumaker Pond.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mikeywwes
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Great for visitors and locals alike. This museum was of a caliber of those in larger cities. Very impressive exhibits; easy to spend an hour or two there.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jmgrier
Reviewed 25 June 2018

history does repeat good to have the information on hand nice place to relax and think, cool place for children

Date of experience: June 2018
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