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Reedville Fishermen's Museum

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Lovely museum...worth spending some time

We were spending a long weekend in the area and stopped by the museum on our way into town. The... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2018
Chester, Maryland
via mobile
Wow! Superb Museum-- go Learn About Menhaden!

Much of this museum is about the critical importance of the menhaden, a fish that is caught in big... read more

Reviewed July 7, 2018
Dave C
Alexandria, Virginia
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Museum in Reedville that focuses on local fisheries.
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504 Main St, Reedville, VA 22539-4401
+1 804-453-6529
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Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

We were spending a long weekend in the area and stopped by the museum on our way into town. The docent was very knowledgeable and showed us around and we watched the movie on the menhaden fishing. We then got a tour of the house,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 243DebR
Reviewed July 7, 2018

Much of this museum is about the critical importance of the menhaden, a fish that is caught in big nets by the ton. Never heard of it? It's in a surprising amount of food. In addition to an incredible maritime and industrial museum, it has...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Dave C
Reviewed June 19, 2018

We took a day trip to Reedville, VA which is at the end of the road on Highway 390. Once a vibrant fishing village now a sleepy waterfront town with a rich history. No place better to learn about that history than in the Fisherman’s...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank tmiller3125
Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

The museum is well done. There are Several historic watercraft at their dock, all well maintained. Their boat shop is open and their volunteers are friendly, knowledgeable and cheerfully talk about their projects. In the museum, the models and fishing displays are all superb. Fishermen’s...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank LSNS2652
Reviewed June 6, 2018

It was a rainy Sunday in a sleepy town but many people said not to miss this museum. I'm glad I listened!! The ladies at the desk were so full of Southern hospitality and so informative. We did a self guided walk thru of several...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank poohwear
Reviewed December 11, 2017

REturned this year for the 6th time. Love the museum and its exhibits. It's so accessible and informative. The gift shop is small but the choices are nice. Would recommend as a "must see" if you are in the area.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank sharon c
Reviewed September 7, 2017

Had a lovely morning wandering around the museum. A very fun find! Enjoyed the historic house, film, museum, and boat shop. The docents are excellent and show the place so well. The museum is clearly the result of community effort, which makes it all the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank 5megk
Reviewed August 1, 2017

Very interesting museum, low cost to get in and the gift shop was very nice. But mainly the tour guides were Very nice!!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Jeannie V
Reviewed July 31, 2017 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised at this museum. Not only are there wonderful fishing industry exhibits but there is an included tour of a model room, an active boat building room and a late 1800s furnished house. The tour guide was great. Also there is a...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank jroddenberry
Reviewed July 28, 2017

I was just checking to see what was in the town. I came upon this museum. It looked very small, but I took a look anyway. It was much more. There is much here.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank JohnBCowgill
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