The museum begins with rare Ice Age fauna discovered in deep mountain caves, covers the arrival and lifeways of the region’s Native American populations and includes a rich cast of legendary frontiersmen.
Built on remains of a British Colonial fort; beneath floor of the church are the cellars, magazines and earthworks of Ft. Cumberland (c. 1755); three large Tiffany windows.
C&O landmark tunnel built in 1850, cut through 3,118 ft. of rock; a major engineering feat. Towpath, park, picnic facilities.
Professional art space features a wide variety of artwork.
Western terminus of the C&O Canal offers canal boat tours, scenic railroad excursions, dining, shopping, C&O Canal/Allegany County Visitors Center and outdoor recreation.
Thirty-two-mile ride aboard 1916 restored Baldwin Steam Locomotive and vintage diesels through scenic mountains of Allegany County. Specialty trains available.
Casual Dining-Coffee/espresso bar, deli style sandwiches, soups, salads, breakfast until 11am. Homemade frozen custard.
Ice Cream & Treats
Pub/Bar & Grill