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Museum of Chincoteague

7125 Maddox Blvd, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336-2104
+1 757-336-6117
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Cute museum

Great scavenger hunt that is really hard but fun! Lots to learn about the island. You can see... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Tracy A
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Escaped from the heat

Wonderful museum with a lot of local information. the treasure hunt is difficult but very... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
simonjporter
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Richmond, Virginia
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Located at the entrance of Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, this museum chronicles the island's history and of the oystering and seafood business that was a major force in shaping the island's economy.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“scavenger hunt” (120 reviews)
“on display” (21 reviews)
“local history” (29 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 17:00
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7125 Maddox Blvd, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336-2104
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+1 757-336-6117

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great scavenger hunt that is really hard but fun! Lots to learn about the island. You can see Misty and Stormy too. Cute place. $4 for adults and kids under 10 free.

Thank Tracy A
Reviewed 4 days ago

Wonderful museum with a lot of local information. the treasure hunt is difficult but very engaging. Very helpful staff.

Thank simonjporter
Reviewed 4 days ago

This museum does a good job of telling the history of Chincoteague and about the people that have called it home over the years. They have Misty and Stormy on display along with different galleries devoted to the history various subjects - decoys, oysters &...More

1  Thank Karen M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Fun, informative and well thought out museum on the history of Chincoteague. From Misty to oysters to decoys to the original Fresnel lens from the Assateague Lighthouse. Staff is knowledgeable and shares information freely. A little scavenger hunt paper for those who want to find...More

Thank Wondosi327
Reviewed 5 days ago

Quaint museum, small fee. They even have a scavenger hunt for all ages. Tons of other history to learn other then about horses.

Thank tmap603
Reviewed 5 days ago

We really enjoyed this local museum. It has a very modern feel inside with fun information about the local community history in addition to the story of Misty and the horses. The volunteers were very friendly and we learned a lot about the area.

Thank Maureen R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It turns out that there's more to Chincoteague than just ponies. Back in the day, there were lots of oysters. NASA, NOAH and the Navy all have long histories here. And there were great old photos of people who lived in Chincoteague over the years....More

Thank Victor1744
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ever wanted to see Misty? You can here. This is a fun little museum that walks you through exhibits on the history of Chincoteague. The museum is the last building that sits on the left (north side of the road) heading toward Assateague from Chincoteague...More

Thank R0BS411
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quaint museum, small fee, kids free and they occupy them with a scavenger hunt. Lots of facts about the island, nice way to cool down for 45-1hr

Thank cliftop
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have attended this event several years in a row and always enjoy the food, music and folks we meet. The museum has a lot of interesting local information and artifacts.

Thank 9Judy
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Cheryl S
4 December 2016|
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Response from chincoteaguemuseum | Property representative |
The Museum will be closed for the season after Sunday, December 11th however, please call the Museum (757) 336-6117, we may be able to open for you if you'll be in town that week.
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nancymbm
23 June 2016|
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Response from chincoteaguemuseum | Property representative |
So sorry, we missed this question. $4 for adults. Children under 12 and active military get in free.
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