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Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art

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Fantastic Works of Art

"Wow" describes the amazing works of art that you will encounter at the Ward Museum. We had... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2017
RMB634
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State College, Pennsylvania
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Lovely small museum of water fowl carvings... both decoy and decorative. There are some fantastic... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2017
jumphi
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Lexington, Ky
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Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

"Wow" describes the amazing works of art that you will encounter at the Ward Museum. We had previously seen the Ward Brothers Workshop in Crisfield and were curious to see their decoys at this museum. There is a very nice collection and exhibit about the...More

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Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Lovely small museum of water fowl carvings... both decoy and decorative. There are some fantastic pieces here and admission is extremely reasonable.

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Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

We were not sure just what was in this museum, yes we knew it was about Duck decoys, as we walked through the place we were pleased with what thay had on display. There was a lot to see and we stayed longer then we...More

Thank Bob N
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We attended the Delmarvalous Festival at the museum and enjoyed both very much. The woodworking involved in some of the art was breathtaking and the exhibits were educational. The waterfront setting is very nice.

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Reviewed 5 May 2017

Visited on a Sunday afternoon and were the only ones in the museum. Admission was $7 per adult and we spent about an hour looking at displays and reading up on decoy history. Informative and interesting visit. Would definitely recommend if you are even remotely...More

Thank Darlene P
Reviewed 4 May 2017

We stopped for an hour as we were passing through Salisbury and visited the Ward Museum, having already seen the original house and workshop of the Wards in Crisfield. The decoys are amazing and very beautiful. We were amazed at the variety and number of...More

Thank DonH
Reviewed 2 May 2017

The artwork represents some of the absolute finest modern-day wood carved ducks and waterfowl you will find anywhere in the world, in my opinion at least. From the original hand-carved wooden duck decoys crafted by the Ward brothers, to fantastic owls, eagles and other birds...More

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Reviewed 6 April 2017

This museum takes you through the fascinating and beautiful history of decoys, hunting and wildfowl art. I was absolutely blown away by the World Championship Gallery. Those beauties look real and they are carved out of wood...WOOD. The detail is incredible. I swear I was...More

Thank HopheadWI
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Escorted through the Museum by a very knowledgeable volunteer. Never knew the difference in many carvings. Many of the decoys are wonderful works of art.

Thank F3648PHrichard
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Went on a Monday so only a couple of people there. The displays were nice. We took our time reading about the artists. We watched 2 videos on the local shore life. Loved the peacefulness of it all. Also watched a video on the Ward...More

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