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Garrett County Museum of Transportation

107 S 2nd St, Oakland, MD 21550-1519
+1 301-533-1044
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Extraordinary Transportation Museum!

This two-story museum contains an amazing assortment of antique transportation items, including... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017
Judith B
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Deer Park, Md
WONDERFUL COLLECTION OF GARRETT COUNTY HISTORY AND MEMORABILIA

We love to visit this Museum with friends who visit. They have done a stellar job of sharing... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2016
delilah62
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Reston
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107 S 2nd St, Oakland, MD 21550-1519
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

This two-story museum contains an amazing assortment of antique transportation items, including carriages, cars, fire engine, bicycles, motorcycles, sail boat and classic power boat.

Thank Judith B
Reviewed 13 November 2016

We love to visit this Museum with friends who visit. They have done a stellar job of sharing Garrett County History through aritfacts,transportation,and wonderful presentations. Worth a visit !

Thank delilah62
Reviewed 25 October 2016

I was pleasantly surprised by the quality and quantity of cars, carriages, buggies and other modes of transportation. They also have antique trucks, motorcycles and even an early gas powered surfboard. A pleasant way to spend a couple of hours when you are in Oakland,...More

Thank MJS658
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We went to this museum during the Autumn Glory festival. This museum is free which is great! It is small but you can see it all in an hour or so. There are classic cars, boats, a train display and it covers transportation in the...More

1  Thank VAvisitor
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Cars, bicycles, boats, trucks, fire trucks - they are all here! Beautiful examples of these machines are spiffed up and ready for public viewing. This really is something worth checking out - top floor too!!

1  Thank Sonja P
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Located on two floors, one devoted to land and one, at least partially, to water, it features beautiful cars, including a beautifully restored Packard and a cute Ford coupe, carriages of various ages and upstairs some very nicely preserved boats, all testimonials of a lively...More

1  Thank 944giorgiog
Reviewed 7 August 2016

When not using feet to get from point A to point B, humans have used a variety of transportation modes from horses, bicycles, buggies, cars, etc. These are well represented in the Garrett County Museum of Transportation. Located in a new building with funding from...More

2  Thank Richard E
Reviewed 11 July 2016

we really enjoyed our time here. they have really old cars with these mannequins inside of them dressed for the time period. lots to look at and explore. didn't make it up to the second floor but the first floor was neat for the kids.

1  Thank bahamasgirlatnheart
Reviewed 10 July 2016

I know nothing about cars, but coming here and seeing the history and the different types of automobiles was great. upstairs where the boats were was just as amazing. the old fire truck was wonderful to see.

1  Thank Kara D
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Very enjoyable museum that focuses on transportation that is related to Garrett County. All the artifacts were originally used in the area. Downstairs are cars (a few brass era), wagons, firetruck etc. Upstairs is snowmobiles and boats (stair and elevator access). Signage is good for...More

1  Thank Rachel J
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