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Scout visit

Visited with scout troop for Taxes & Tea Program. Didn't learn anything about taxes or tea until... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
Miami, FL
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Fine museum, worth a visit

This museum has so many interesting displays, all depicting the lives of Chesapeake... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2018
Smithfield, Virginia
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309 Water St, Yorktown, VA 23690-2200
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

The museum smells musty. Other wise, it is relatively nice. Not great for young children. It is a nice place to visit on a rainy day.

Reviewed 27 August 2018

Love this place. My husband and I was married here in 2011. Exceptional service and great museum. Must book your wedding or next event here.

Thank mcjdolphin
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Visited with scout troop for Taxes & Tea Program. Didn't learn anything about taxes or tea until the last 10 minutes of the program. Scavenger hunt in museum was okay but not very relevant to our program. Guide was informative but this program was too...More

Thank MrsGmom
Reviewed 16 July 2018

we didn't have time to go inside, but a gentleman was doing some sort of day camp for some of the children. we watched them play/ learn about the history for a while, and what a great job this man did.

Thank jfreytag2018
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

This museum has so many interesting displays, all depicting the lives of Chesapeake watermen. Yorktown has so much to offer. The Watermen’s Museum is worth a visit!

Thank LSNS2652
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Admission is $5 per person, but free for military. It’s adjacent to the river and the battlefield. Nice gift shop.

Thank Devon B
Reviewed 3 June 2018

Exhibits highlight the experience and culture of the area's watermen. I enjoyed it quite a bit. Right on the river close to the shops, beach and restaurants.

Thank jmmaccord
Reviewed 5 February 2018

The Watermen's Museum is a great showcase of life on the water, past and present. They also provide demonstrations during the year.

Thank Alan S
Reviewed 31 October 2017

We stopped here because we are boaters and like anything boat-related. It was a small museum, but we enjoyed walking thru it and looking at life on the water and how people make a living doing it. It ain't for sissies, that's for sure. Long...More

1  Thank Floridaskimmer
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Loved the watermen's museum in Yorktown - it is in a lovely old building, and it is a bit cramped for all the information there, so you have to concentrate and move slowly. Outside the museum continues with actual old boats and tackle. I came...More

Thank Sue B
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