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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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A Natural for Nature

I have enjoyed many hours of strolling through the Warm Museum of Wildfowl Art in Salisbury... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2016
EDDIE A
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Baltimore, United States
The carvings were amazing

This is an outstanding museum. Anyone interested in waterfowl, bird watching, hunting, the history... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2016
Nelson H
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Cambridge, Maryland
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909 S Schumaker Dr, Salisbury, MD 21804-8722
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Reviewed 1 July 2016

I have enjoyed many hours of strolling through the Warm Museum of Wildfowl Art in Salisbury Maryland (909 S. Schumaker Dr). You'll discover the work of wildfowl sculptors capturing the natural world. It's a collection of the beauty of nature inspired by art. There are...More

Thank EDDIE A
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Reviewed 29 June 2016

This is an outstanding museum. Anyone interested in waterfowl, bird watching, hunting, the history of the Eastern Shore, or insights into real American folk art, should put this high on their list. The Ward Brothers were iconic decoy cavers, with some examples of their work...More

Thank Nelson H
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

This is more than a museum with a lot a stuffed animals perched in frozen poses for all eternity, but it is filled with active live birds doing their things right outside the window. There are real live artists and teachers abound. It is friendly...More

Thank Jeurel S
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Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

One of the most extensive collections of decoys anywhere. For experienced carvers and collectors but also for novices. The collections include not only carvings from the Chesapeake but alsofrom across North America. The heart of the collection focuses on the Ward brothers' lives amd works....More

Thank John O
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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