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Delmarva Discovery Center

2 Market St, Pocomoke City, MD 21851-1023
+1 410-957-9933
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I was very impressed with the Discovery Center. So much history and information about the area... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2017
Pocomoke City, Maryland
via mobile
Neat place

Very friendly staff. More there than I thought; clearly a lot of effort went to making this place... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2017
Dover, Delaware
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The Delmarva Discovery Center on the Pocomoke River serves as a source of learning and discovery for the public through the preservation and interpretation of its cultural and natural heritage.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“touch tank” (4 reviews)
“gift shop” (8 reviews)
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2 Market St, Pocomoke City, MD 21851-1023
+1 410-957-9933
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Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

I was very impressed with the Discovery Center. So much history and information about the area. If you are going to be on the Eastern Shore of Maryland worth the visit.

Thank JBurkeSchultz
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Very friendly staff. More there than I thought; clearly a lot of effort went to making this place what it is. Excellent displays that cover local history and habitants, human and animal alike. Good place for kids and adults. The gift shop was surprisingly good...More

Thank TNorla
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Love the exhibits, well done and extremely informative. Lots of things to touch and climb in. Loved the otter show at 12 noon.

Thank mexiwonder
Reviewed 22 March 2017

The Delmarva Discovery Center is a combination of discovery center, museum store and visitors center. It has a nice location next to the river as you cross the bridge into downtown Pocomoke City. We were looking for the visitor center when we walked in the...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Heard about DDC from others that had visited. Drove down from OCMD. We were warmly welcomed by the staff and a staffer showing a corn snake. Nice displays of early Delmarva life. Nice little otter show. Learned something too. Good thing to do on a...More

Thank Tim R
Reviewed 30 October 2016

I visited the Delmarva Discovery Center and was shocked by all they had to offer. I had not known they did tours or programs for school children let alone Both Girl & Boy scout troops. I saw their new addition of the otter program and...More

Thank WolfkShaya
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Uneven educational resource for the community. You can see they are trying - hard - to be a strong resource and to do things well. And there is success in some areas of this center. For instance, social and cultural history is represented with a...More

Thank ProfJoeCain
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

This is a small but very well done hands on museum. It gives a great look into the history of the area. The big highlight is the otter feeding. You get to the otters up close which delighted our kids. It would have been nice...More

1  Thank Nici V
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Great rainy day visit with the kids. They enjoyed a snake feeding, pretending to steer the steamboat, the Indian village, animal exhibits and gift shop. Husband liked the detailed local history, decoys and boats. Appears to have a very good volunteer intern program for local...More

Thank Tropicbird
Reviewed 11 July 2016

This is a small museum that focuses on the history of the area including the Native Americans, watermen and wildlife. Unfortunately, there was some construction going on so we could not see the full museum - they were offering a reduced admission because of that....More

Thank Qtfish
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Trey D
5 October 2015|
Response from rameyfamily | Reviewed this property |
No, it's about $10 per adult. We didn't think it was worth it.
Trey D
5 October 2015|
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Response from sallyg899 | Reviewed this property |
No it is not free, there is a charge of $10 for adults, $8.00 for seniors and I think it is $8 for students. it is worth it, too.