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Brunswick Heritage Museum

40 W Potomac St, Brunswick, MD 21716-1111
+1 301-834-7100
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What a Hidden Gem especially if you are a train buff

This is a museum staffed with passionate volunteers who genuinely love their town The museum... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Eric T
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Norfolk, Virginia
Visit for National Park, get a heritage museum also

Came by to visit the National Park Service location to learn more about the canal. Met a caretaker... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2017
Furyhorn
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San Antonio, Texas
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40 W Potomac St, Brunswick, MD 21716-1111
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a museum staffed with passionate volunteers who genuinely love their town The museum features a very well done exhibit on the building of the B&O Canal and it's subsequent conversion to a national park. The treasure is located on the third floor of...More

Thank Eric T
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Came by to visit the National Park Service location to learn more about the canal. Met a caretaker of the museum, so gave me loads of local historical information of the area, from the museums point of view. Unfortunately, the NPS rep was not in,...More

Thank Furyhorn
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped by with my daughter and her friend. Visited the C&O Canal museum on the first floor, the early 1900s Brunswick "What it was like to live there" and I the third flood (my favorite) the B&O Railroad Museum

Thank Donald M
Reviewed 30 October 2016

This museum is located in an old building and is a combination of museum and model train display. Great place to learn about the history of the area.

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Reviewed 9 May 2016

Last Maryland trip I got to the museum just after closing. Made it a point to get there early this time. Good news for me, is that the town was having a wine tasting along the historic district. $20 got you tickets and a wine...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

The Train Museum ($5) looked very interesting, but they also host the free Canal Visitor's Center. It provided the insight. I needed to follow the the canal northwest. They have the NPS Passport stamps including the Centennial and the stamp for Ferry Hill Visitor Center...More

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 16 January 2016

One floor is entirely devoted to the B&O railroad form union Station in DC up to Brunswick. Kids will enjoy hitting the buttons to flash lights, sound the train horn, lower crossing guards, etc. other floor us devoted to life in the early 20th century...More

Thank OutdoorLover4Life
Reviewed 16 November 2015

Stopped by on a Sunday afternoon after leaving Harper Ferry, but found the musuem closed at 4 pm and of course I got there at 4:11. Hope to catch it next time, as glimpse thru the window looked very interesting. It sits on Main Street,...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 10 October 2015

Great local history and a wonderful model layout of the Met! I wish there was more (or someway) to have a way to see/visit real trains here as Brunswick is known for this. I love the Canal history too! Very well done museum, great for...More

Thank MRFRIENDLY
Reviewed 6 June 2015

I had high expectations and most of them were met but I missed an interactive train track like the Hagerstown railroad museum has for the kids. The third floor for the toddlers is where the action is - wonderful layout with towns and rivers and...More

Thank scoobyblue2
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