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Tilghman Watermans Museum

Pob 344, Tilghman, MD 21671-0344
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This museum is really interesting -very well done. You learn about all about the evolution of the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Leslie S
Outstanding museum

We have a vacation home in tilghman for many years but never visited the old or new museum. This... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2017
Delanco, New Jersey
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Pob 344, Tilghman, MD 21671-0344
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum is really interesting -very well done. You learn about all about the evolution of the oystering and crabbing industry - the boats and equipment, the people. It is fascinating. I went with others that didn't think they wanted to stop and visit. They...More

Thank Leslie S
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

We have a vacation home in tilghman for many years but never visited the old or new museum. This past weekend we decided to visit the new museum in the renovated "M" house. This place in incredible with all the information, models,tools,artwork about the waterman...More

Thank backfin2016
Reviewed 13 September 2017

My wife and I enjoyed this museum. We spent about four hours here it was a very good experience with plenty to do for children and adults.

Thank PopFL
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We were told we need to see this. It is only open on weekends. The people that run it are volunteers and knowledgeable. You just have to really be into that kind of thing as there is a lot of repetition of information. Still, the...More

Thank woody5048
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

This little museum does a wonderful job of telling the history of local watermen. The art work and displays are outstanding, and the staff is very knowledgeable. We're really glad we took the time to stop in and learn things.

Thank Robert K
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We were walking along the water and saw the light house. In order to go in we had to enter the museum. We didn't expect anything much but found it to be interesting with interactive exhibits that are intertwined with the real life of area...More

Thank Hilla I
Reviewed 10 September 2016

A excellent tribute to watermen and the environment they work in. The folks that work there are outstanding and the displays are deeply informational. One cannot visit Tilghman Island without a stop here because one needs to understand history and what it means to those...More

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Since we stayed on Tilghman just a few blocks away from the museum, it was easy to stop by. I ended up getting a personal tour from one of the docents. It was a great way to learn more about the history of the area...More

1  Thank dcbuckeye
Reviewed 28 July 2016

So much Tilghman history packed into this little museum! Our guide had a wealth of information about Tilghman, the watermen who worked these waters and the house itself. Worth the visit I found it very interesting .

Thank KKW1
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Several years ago, a local resident saw one of Tilghman's unique W-houses in danger of destruction by neglect, WIth her persistence and the assistance of the watermen and other residents of the island, she and other volunteers created and are continuing to build an excellent...More

Thank Douglas M
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