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Located in historic Middlesex County on pristine Mill Creek, just off the Chesapeake Bay in the heart of Deltaville, Virginia, the Deltaville Maritime Museum & Holly Point Nature Park offers a unique opportunity to enjoy the area's boat building...more
This was our first time to visit this museum. It has a nice sized display of the history of the area. The staff was very friendly and helpful, especially Kristen & Renee. Kristen went above & beyond to direct us to certain displays and, if...More
We had a fantastic visit today. The staff in the museum were super friendly and made us a visitors bag while we toured the museum. The gentlemen whom were busy working in the workshop took time to discuss a boat construction and history of the...More
This place has a modest maritime museum with some nice objects and a park-garden which leads to a restored buy boat. Nice swag bag with books and brochures on local attractions, and in a nice area to visit. In all, quite well done!
This museum takes in the whole history of the area from fishing to hotels. Staff is extremely friendly and helpful. There is a beautiful nature walk with sculptures and a children’s park although small. Very well worth the walk from our marina.
A favorite and impressive place to visit! Boat-building demonstrations, Chesapeake Bay history and models of classic vessels and tools are only a few of the attractions. There are special art exhibits, festivals, live music concerts, summer day camps, catered events, wooded walking paths, boat rides...More
The new main building built after the fire contains several educational exhibits about boats and also local history. Very helpful staff. Don't miss the walk in the woods and the wildlife sculptures along the trail.
What a wonderful place. No glitz or fancy multi-media presentations. Just good old fashioned information on an old fashioned art/trade.
Boat building done before electricity, before computers, before big machines, and mostly by hand! Where else can you see how it is done and the...More
Now here's an unexpected little gem. I hadn't been to Deltaville in a few years and had totally missed the fact that the old museum had burned down in a fire in 2012. What has now been built is a beautiful maritime museum nestled in...More
While having fantastic boat repair work done by Zimmermans Marine in Deltaville, we were directed to check out this museum. We brought our dog with us and this place was dog friendly and filled with local history on oystering and everything else from these waters...More
We were just driving around the coastal area and found this museum by chance. It's super nice inside with a ton of replica boats and displays. They have concerts throughout the summer too. Very family friendly spot.
But more than that there are neat things...More