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Address: 208 W. Market St., Snow Hill, MD 21863
Phone Number:
+1 410-632-0515
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Sun 13:00 - 16:00
Tue - Sat 10:00 - 16:00

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Chesapeake Ghost Walk

We had a great time on the Ghost walk and listening to all the amazing things that took place. Definitely Add this to your list of things to do.

Reviewed 2 October 2016
Dawn P
Baltimore, Ireland
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Baltimore, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

We had a great time on the Ghost walk and listening to all the amazing things that took place. Definitely Add this to your list of things to do.

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Reviewed 5 September 2016

We escaped from pouring rain to spend a lovely couple of hours at this museum. It's a somewhat eccentric collection, with plenty of historical items and Americana. Pleasant and informative curator. A nice bit of small town history. The miniature section with the one-inch Bible and dressed fleas was impressive!

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Mohnton, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

While biking or walking around the historic town of Snow Hill, don't miss your chance to visit the Museum. It is rich with local history and relics of the last few centuries. Neat experience!

1 Thank JLBD100
College Park, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2015

An interesting stroll through Snow Hill's history, very friendly staff, didn't take too long, either.

1 Thank Larry B
Millsboro, Delaware, United States
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Reviewed 6 June 2015

They have a good deal to see. Many interesting things to see for the elderly and plenty of things to see for the kids. It was worth the 3 dollar admission.

2 Thank Bruce C
Salisbury, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2014

Mrs. Purnell began her artwork at a very late age, much like some other ladies. She did needlework. The small museum houses MANY household and medical items from the turn of the century. LOW, LOW admission, fun tour. The girls (ages 9 & 13 )especially loved it.

4 Thank psychicmama
Baltimore USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2014

THis museum is a treasure trove of the history of this town and many similar ones in the 19th and early 20th Centuries, lovingly collected but expertly displayed. I expected to spend a quarter of an hour in this small museum, but reluctantly left after an hour.

5 Thank The_Flying_Chef
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255 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2012

Sometimes, the best things are found in little packages and that is what you find when you visit the Julia A. Purnell Museum in Snow Hill, Md. I truly believe this the "Best Small Museum Ever!" Located in the former St. Agnes Catholic Church, at 208 W Market Street, Snow Hill, Md., this tiny museum has everything you can imagine!... More 

6 Thank travelexplorer27
Ocean City Maryland
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Reviewed 19 April 2012

if you are in the area check out if they are open.

1 Thank 32RabbitRun

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