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Julia A. Purnell Museum

208 W. Market St., Snow Hill, MD 21863
+1 410-632-0515
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Wonderful Gem

Visited the Museum at closing time and was given personal tour by curator. She could not have been... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2017
jjason3131
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Williamsburg, Virginia
Chesapeake Ghost Walk

We had a great time on the Ghost walk and listening to all the amazing things that took place... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2016
Dawn P
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Baltimore, Ireland
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22 May 2017
“Wonderful Gem”
2 Oct 2016
“Chesapeake Ghost Walk”
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208 W. Market St., Snow Hill, MD 21863
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+1 410-632-0515
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Reviewed 22 May 2017

Visited the Museum at closing time and was given personal tour by curator. She could not have been nicer. Interesting displays relating to local history, well presented and not overwhelming. Well worth a visit.

Thank jjason3131
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We had a great time on the Ghost walk and listening to all the amazing things that took place. Definitely Add this to your list of things to do.

Thank Dawn P
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We escaped from pouring rain to spend a lovely couple of hours at this museum. It's a somewhat eccentric collection, with plenty of historical items and Americana. Pleasant and informative curator. A nice bit of small town history. The miniature section with the one-inch Bible...More

Thank katedunn707
Reviewed 22 August 2016

While biking or walking around the historic town of Snow Hill, don't miss your chance to visit the Museum. It is rich with local history and relics of the last few centuries. Neat experience!

1  Thank JLBD100
Reviewed 20 October 2015

An interesting stroll through Snow Hill's history, very friendly staff, didn't take too long, either.

1  Thank Larry B
Reviewed 6 June 2015

They have a good deal to see. Many interesting things to see for the elderly and plenty of things to see for the kids. It was worth the 3 dollar admission.

2  Thank Bruce C
Reviewed 12 August 2014

Mrs. Purnell began her artwork at a very late age, much like some other ladies. She did needlework. The small museum houses MANY household and medical items from the turn of the century. LOW, LOW admission, fun tour. The girls (ages 9 & 13 )especially...More

4  Thank psychicmama
Reviewed 10 July 2014

THis museum is a treasure trove of the history of this town and many similar ones in the 19th and early 20th Centuries, lovingly collected but expertly displayed. I expected to spend a quarter of an hour in this small museum, but reluctantly left after...More

5  Thank The_Flying_Chef
Reviewed 11 June 2012

Sometimes, the best things are found in little packages and that is what you find when you visit the Julia A. Purnell Museum in Snow Hill, Md. I truly believe this the "Best Small Museum Ever!" Located in the former St. Agnes Catholic Church, at...More

6  Thank travelexplorer27
Reviewed 19 April 2012

if you are in the area check out if they are open.

1  Thank 32RabbitRun
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