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Really impressive museum!

I was completely surprised by the amount of artifacts and the detail paid to exhibits in this... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2018
Chesterfield, Virginia
History At Its Best!

A vast variety of artifacts and information on the history of Gwynn's Island, Virginia make the... read more

Reviewed October 11, 2017
Mathews, Virginia
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Reviewed August 7, 2018

I was completely surprised by the amount of artifacts and the detail paid to exhibits in this museum located on a small island! The docents were kind and full of first rate knowledge. I appreciate the information about people of African American decent and American...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 11, 2017

A vast variety of artifacts and information on the history of Gwynn's Island, Virginia make the Gwynn's Island Museum a must see during your visit to the Middle Peninsula!

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank jf1107
Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately we were only able to see the downstairs of this quaint free museum because the stairs were too steep for these old legs. Obviously put together with love by Gwynn's Island residents and watched over with much local knowledge by Tom the museum contains...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Yogaphile
Reviewed March 25, 2016

This museum will open for larger groups outside of normal hours...just give them a call. Plenty to see and read about regarding the history of Gwynn's Island.

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed July 26, 2015

I love Museums, I have been to major Museums in many states but this little out of the way museum is a must see. Gwynn's Island has a rich history going back to the very beginning of English settlement in Virginia. The people of the...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank 38,383,838
Reviewed July 8, 2015

There is so much history on Gwynn's Island. Just look up Hugh Gwynn and Pocahantas. The lore is deep and the artifacts to back it up are here. It is a two-story museum with tons of books and other treasures scattered about, I could get...More

Date of experience: August 2014
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Reviewed June 13, 2015

The orator at the museum gave us a wonderful tour of the museum. She explained so much and it was a good experience and worth the visit!

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank patriciadA394LH
Reviewed June 12, 2015

Really enjoyed the tour and the information we received. This museum was definitely worth seeing. Very friendly staff

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank kdreason
Reviewed June 6, 2015

Beautiful - great knowledgeable staff. Loved the little gift shop and the selection of products to purchase.

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Jackie K
Reviewed February 26, 2015

Very nice museum, but has limited hours of operation so sometime its hard to work it into your schedule for visiting. Has lots of information on the local history.

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank Jane M
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