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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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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 .
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