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Museum of Chincoteague

7125 Maddox Blvd, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336-2104
+1 757-336-6117
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Scavenger hunt

Really enjoyed this small museum. The scavenger hunt is a great idea and was challenging. Great way... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Gregory T
Trufant, Michigan, United States
via mobile
Cute little place

We took our grandkids, 6 & 10. We paid a small donation/ fee to help maintain the museum of $4 each... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Devin D
via mobile
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Located at the entrance of Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, this museum chronicles the island's history and of the oystering and seafood business that was a major force in shaping the island's economy.
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  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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7125 Maddox Blvd, Chincoteague Island, VA 23336-2104
+1 757-336-6117

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Really enjoyed this small museum. The scavenger hunt is a great idea and was challenging. Great way to get some history on the Island and see Misty the horse that made the island famous.

Thank Gregory T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We took our grandkids, 6 & 10. We paid a small donation/ fee to help maintain the museum of $4 each for adults, I think $2 for the kids. The younger kids get a checklist of pictures or names of specific things -age specific- to...More

Thank Devin D
Reviewed 3 days ago

It is a fairly small museum, but it is well arranged, filled with useful photographs and items to get a better understanding of Chincoteague Island. They had a challenging, fun scavenger hunt for kids of all ages. Staff was helpful and the gift shop had...More

Thank Hugh T
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We stopped with our eight year old grandson and had a great time thanks to the excellent tour guides. The highlight was seeing Misty and Stormy, of course, but there was so much more to see.

Thank grandmaK63
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very educational and fun at the time. Staff was very helpful in giving additional,details of the toen and its history.

Thank beeotxoa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice museum. It provided lots of history in a small space. Well put together. The scavenger hunt adds fun to the experience.

Thank Dotsto
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to learn everything you want to know about Chincoteague. The staff was very friendly and had a scavenger hunt for the kids. Lots of amazing things to read and see.

Thank Crystal C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very well laid out museum and the staff was especially nice. They give you a scavenger hunt paper when you come in. It was fun. My husband and I worked together and we found everything. It really makes you look and read all the exhibits....More

Thank llsmith55
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really enjoyed learning more about the people of Chincoteague. The museum had included things for children to keep them busy during their visit too. The highlight for me was seeing Misty.

Thank JustBeachy757
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The scavenger hunt was fun. We learned a lot of the history, like how chicken city got its name and more. The staff was friendly. There is a lot to see me learn here

Thank Mandkfun
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Cheryl S
Will you be open December 26 - 30?
4 December 2016|
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Response from chincoteaguemuseum | Property representative |
The Museum will be closed for the season after Sunday, December 11th however, please call the Museum (757) 336-6117, we may be able to open for you if you'll be in town that week.
is there a fee to get into this museum.
24 June 2016|
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Response from chincoteaguemuseum | Property representative |
So sorry, we missed this question. $4 for adults. Children under 12 and active military get in free.