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The Chesapeake Beach Railway Museum

4155 Mears Ave, Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732-5116
+1 410-257-3892
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Interesting but not a museum

This place is very small. Really just a few rooms with old artifacts and history about the area... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
Washington DC, District of Columbia
It helps to have a guide . . . .

We were fortunate to be the only ones there just after they opened on a weekday. The lady asked... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2017
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A turn-of-the-century railway museum featuring photos and other related memorabilia.
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good41%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“coney island” (2 reviews)
“on display” (2 reviews)
4155 Mears Ave, Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732-5116
+1 410-257-3892
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Reviewed 29 May 2017

This place is very small. Really just a few rooms with old artifacts and history about the area. Takes less than 30 minutes and is in a hotel parking lot.

Thank harrismaryldn
Reviewed 19 May 2017

We were fortunate to be the only ones there just after they opened on a weekday. The lady asked if we would like a tour. Saying yes, made all the difference! She gave us insights to many of the items on display, as well as,...More

Thank rayjay51
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

The small size of museum and train theme caters to young families. However if you take the time to read through signage, there is a lot to interest adults as well. Great place to stop in if you are in the area

Thank Lucia Y
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Bring your kids down to find out about the old railway....it's a great educational experience...The authentic train shows the history of the train. Everyone enjoyed it.

Thank Q6710NAlindaj
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Very intriguing and a great learning expierience. Very friendly staff and you learn much more than you expect!

Thank Winchester82
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Close to the bay for views, could be difficult for parking, an easy walk to nearby restaurants and stores. A good variety of the mentioned necessary shopping facilities.

Thank HansJL
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We took the grandkids and they really liked it. Its a small building so its perfect for them to walk around by themselves.

Thank kshaggard
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Two weeks ago I went fishing with Rod n' Reel at Chesapeake Beach, MD. I had such a good time I returned to the Beach yesterday. We visited the Railway Museum right next to Rod n' Reel, a small museum that does a terrific job...More

Thank Andrea B
Reviewed 23 June 2016

We were staying at the Chesapeake Resort and went over to check out the museum. The lady there was very friendly and loved what she did - showed us around and explained in detail the pictures and artifacts. Never knew anything about this railroad from...More

Thank shadowbox
Reviewed 16 June 2016

This is more like a freestanding train that you can walk through at your convenience. It was fun for the children to see an old train, but calling it a museum is a stretch.

1  Thank natty_gyrl
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