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.


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3 Pershing St
Cumberland, MD
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Rated 5 by TMHSOH

April 24, 2021


Beautiful Building, Interesting Exhibits

Definitely worth a stop. Layout is pleasant & exhibits are engaging. Donation-based admission. Family friendly.

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Rated 4 by sxullf

December 25, 2019


Interesting stop to learn about the town

Friendly staff and interesting collection. Its collection tends to be fairly recent pieces. We had to drive around to find a parking spot.

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Rated 4 by 324sherryh

November 24, 2019



Stopped in Cumberland for the night and wanted something to do. This museum was near our hotel so we stopped in. It wasn’t very big but it sure was interesting. It didn’t take long to go through it...

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