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Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art

909 S Schumaker Dr, Salisbury, MD 21804-8722
+1 410-742-4988
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An unexpected gem in a beautiful location

This museum provides a wonderful overview of the history of decoy carving and painting. The... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2016
A gem of a small museum

I was in Salisbury for an event and had a couple of hours to spare. Tripadvisor "Things to Do" in... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2016
Susan R
Houston, Texas
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909 S Schumaker Dr, Salisbury, MD 21804-8722
+1 410-742-4988

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Reviewed 16 June 2016

This museum provides a wonderful overview of the history of decoy carving and painting. The collection of decorative carvings is amazing and well worth the visit. The gift shop is a "best kept secret" as I have found many unusual items there. It's a great...More

Thank Lisa627
Reviewed 15 June 2016

I was in Salisbury for an event and had a couple of hours to spare. Tripadvisor "Things to Do" in Salisbury listed the Ward Museum, so I gave it a visit. What a delight! I am a serious collector of wildlife art, and found the...More

1  Thank Susan R
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Has a great history of wood craving of birds. It's interesting how much time and effort goes into such work. It's a great tie-in with the surrounding history of the Delmarva peninsula and the Chesapeake Bay. However, it does get repetitive and you might leave...More

Thank bretd2016
Reviewed 24 April 2016

We spent 2 + hours looking at the works of the masters of duck and bird carving. Masterpiece after masterpiece. The Larry Barth show is breathtaking.

Thank rick m
Reviewed 21 April 2016

The Ward Museum is a neat experience for the whole family. Enjoyable for all ages. Check out the website for events.

Thank dianelabo
Reviewed 17 April 2016

My daughter is attending Salisbury University so I looked for sites in the area. I was delighted by this unique art museum. I was fascinated by the carvings, decoy exhibit and the story of the two Ward brothers - one carved and the other painted...More

Thank Krista D
Reviewed 12 April 2016

What a great local place! Nice walking trails, great displays, always something new to go and see and special programs and classes. Nice little gift shop for specialty items and a great theater area for kids to put on puppet shows with animal puppets. Hidden...More

Thank Karla K
Reviewed 29 March 2016

I read about this place and had seen many different reviews. Because of what I do for a living I can't just go anywhere. I started to go and was told by a passerby that this wasn't a good time to go. So Iwill when...More

Thank billmg2112
Reviewed 24 February 2016

If you enjoy birds and then seeing how carvers can create such real life carvings of a wide variety of wild fowl, you don't want to miss this place. The building is easy to walk through, and in addition to a huge exhibit of bird...More

Thank Woofie8
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

This local museum is a shrine to the vigilance of the Ward Museum dedication to preserving and promoting a way of life that indeed is a necessary commodity to sustaining conservation and wildlife habitats thru displaying fantastic wildlife carvings true to life that are indigenous...More

Thank 94terrilynnr
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