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 STEVEN P

June 14, 2022


First rate museum of regional history

The museum is well enough funded to host some excellently designed exhibits. Reminds of much larger national-scale museums in large cities. Modestly sized Cumberland was a nexus of trade and...

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Rated 1 by Regina M

August 26, 2021

Regina M

Arrogant worker

We showed up to tour this museum at 2:45pm. The hours say closes at 4. The doors were locked to the museum. We then found a worker who said that no volunteers showed up. We asked if he could give us...

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Rated 4 by Ricmar60

August 01, 2021


Worth Seeing

One of the nicest things to visit in Cumberland. This place has 2 floors of interesting exhibits and information. The staff were very nice. You can easily spend 2-3 hours here. Just a couple of...

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