City of Cumberland

Live theater, steam train, the western terminus of the C&O Canal and an outdoor mountain life found only in the Alleghenies. Small town charm with a history that dates to 1787.
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c/o Allegany County Visitor Center
Cumberland MD 21502
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Rated 5 by Phil P

November 03, 2019

Phil P

Trains and lots of history

Great opportunity to learn some of the rich history of the canal system and trains. You get a chance to view how the canal boats were built and used "Back in the day"

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Rated 5 by LocalLover61

October 27, 2019


Friendly staff, lots of information

We found the visitor center because we were taking the Western Maryland Scenic trainride. The staff was very helpful and had lots of information.

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Rated 3 by Eatagin

October 15, 2019


Ok for Historic Information

There are a variety of displays pertaining to the coal industry, the C&O Canal and Cumberland history. Definitely not a must-see experience. We visited before the WMRR train ride. Once is definitely...

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