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Brunswick Heritage Museum

40 W Potomac St, Brunswick, MD 21716-1111
+1 301-834-7100
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Model Railroad Heaven

Super little museum. The model railroad museum is based on actual aerial photos. Someone spent a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Las Vegas, Nevada
via mobile
Nice local museum, good for model train lovers

The museum is multi-leveled. The first floor has a shop and is attached to a National Parks... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Clarksville, Maryland
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40 W Potomac St, Brunswick, MD 21716-1111
+1 301-834-7100
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Super little museum. The model railroad museum is based on actual aerial photos. Someone spent a ton of time putting this together. Very impressive! The kids will love it.

Thank acuisinelady
Reviewed 5 days ago

The museum is multi-leveled. The first floor has a shop and is attached to a National Parks Service exhibit about life on the C&O canal near Brunswick. The second level has a history of the town and typical life as a railroad worker. This basement...More

Thank jss697
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We visited the Heritage Museum. The folks who work there are very pleasant and informative. The train layout on the third floor is nicely done. We enjoyed gaining history about Brunswick in the National Park service Museum, connected to the Heritage museum. Nice visit. We...More

Thank Lori W
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

This is a very nice museum which is operated both by the town and the National Park Service because of the important role the C&O Canal has played in the town's history and development. The first floor of the museum is dedicated primarily to the...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 4 August 2017

The Brunswick Heritage Museum is terrific. It covers the history of Brunswick, the C&O canal, and the B&O railroad. We also got to view a Smithsonian Institute travelling exhibit, "The Way We Worked". The exhibits were very interesting. They will appeal to anyone interested in...More

Thank Mike E
Reviewed 31 July 2017

WE went for a traveling Smithsonian Institution exhibt: "How We Worked". There was so much more to see. A fantastic train layout on the third floor, I mean fantastic!, a great exhibit on the second floor, where we meta docent who has lived in Brunswick...More

Thank Jonathan K
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Ben and Mrs Too put this museum on a back-burner to do list mainly because it is listed as a subsidiary location by the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Museum in Baltimore. Never in a million years would they have imagined what a treasure trove of...More

Thank Ben_Theretoo406
Reviewed 30 May 2017

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
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