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Address: 156 King Carter Dr, Irvington, VA 22480-2000
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+1 804-438-6888
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Thu - Sat 10:00 - 16:00

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Very informative

The tour was very interesting and informative. We learned a lot about the steamboat era in the Northern Neck. I highly recommend a visit to the museum.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Stan B
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49 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The tour was very interesting and informative. We learned a lot about the steamboat era in the Northern Neck. I highly recommend a visit to the museum.

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Thank Stan B
Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a wonderful small museum full of so much history of the surrounding area. Nicely done with wonderful displays that explain and show so much about the area. Good for any age group.

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Thank DELAWHERE58
Gloucester, Virginia
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Nice museum covering the steamboat era on the northern neck region. Very friendly, informative volunteers run the museum. Definitely plan to go back with my grandson.

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Thank Beverly M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

A Charming museum which has done a nice job of describing life in the Northern Neck of Virginia. The museum is well planned and material interesting. The tour can be completed within an hour.

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Thank Ed R
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Cute museum with very dedicated wonderful staff! We enjoyed the little gift shop and the surroundings.

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Thank LuvzTrav10
Massachusetts, USA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Been here twice while visiting family. The models are a labor of love and the museum is small enough that it's easily done in about an hour. Great history/info for adults and great visuals for the younger folks. (Hope you're lucky enough to get there when the miniature train exhibit is running!)

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Thank Ladythrowback
Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Visiting the Steamboat Era Museum during my stay in VA was paramount to my research project. I am writing a novel based in the Lancaster County area in the early 20th century, and amount of information I was able to gather from my tour was invaluable to my writing project. If you visit the Lancaster County/Northern Neck area, you must... More 

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RIchmond, VA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

We were surprised by how well done this museum is! The docent gave us a thorough introduction and then we were left to explore the displays. It was worth a visit; listen to the interviews to get the full experience.

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Thank Karen B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Make sure u have time to see this museum. It is a real gem! Very interesting and beautifully designed. Really glad we stopped.

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Thank Cracker1Jack
washington dc
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

This museum captures how life was like in the 1800's - early 1900's in the Northern Neck - it is excellent for all age groups.

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