Econo Lodge Oceanblock
14502 Coastal Highwy
Ocean City, MD 21842
Phone: (410) 250-1155
Fax: (410) 250-0012
Arts & Museums
Groups are welcome at this musuem where you will see a large collection of shipwreck artifacts, local history displays, shells, pottery, and coins. It proivides several interactive displays and exhibits, which includes jewelry, bottles, weapons, tools & navigational instruments.
Ocean City's Ripley's Believe It or Not! is not hard to miss with its moving 40 foot shark crashing through the side of the building. Its 12 themed galleries contain over 500 mind boggling exhibits, oddities, curiosities and illusions, including a laser maze, mirror maze, authentic shrunken heads, a unique and rare engraved ceremonial bear skull from the island of Borneo, the world
Open year round from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Antique, classic, and special-interest car museum.
Open year-round, this museum strives to preserve the history of U.S. Life-Saving Service on the eastern shore of Maryland, Delaware and Virginia. It also houses exhibits regarding Ocean City's history.
A camp meeting tent dating to the 1890s that has become a museum featuring artifacts and memorabilia from this period.
The home of the first mayor of Pocomoke. A fine example of Victorian Italianate architecture, the home was built shortly after the Civil War and was lived in continuously by members of the Costen family for more than a century. Call for hours.
Zwaanendael were the Dutch immigrants to Delaware in the early 17th Century. They were the first colonial settlement in Delaware, and this site is now known as the city of Lewes. Three centuries later, Zwaanendael Museum was established to celebrate these early inhabitants of Delaware. The museum building is a beautiful brick structure, replicating the town hall of Dutch city Hoorn. The two floors of this museum feature exhibits displaying the life of the first settlers as well as the local history of Lewes.
A group of twenty-two watercolor artists from the Mid-Atlantic Coast in Lewes who get together and display their collective works on Wednesdays through Sundays.
Erected before 1797 and struck by a cannonball in April 1813 during British War of 1812 bombardment of Lewes. Tour tickets include the Lewes Historical Complex.
The Ryves Holt House is supposedly Delaware’s oldest existing house. It was proposed using dendrochronology that the house dates back to 1665. It was run down for the longest period and local residents of Lewes founded the Lewes Historical Society in 1962 to take over the house. Since then, it functions as the society’s information center and gift shop and various events are held here to promote preservation of historical monuments. Its architecture boasts a quirky exterior replete with red bricks, yellow windows and a green-sloped roof. Here you can find information on various other historically-significant places in Delaware, plus you can pick up some antique memorabilia.
A very busy picture framing shop that also features a two room gallery. One gallery displays mostly regional artists while the other presents rotating shows by national artists.
Historic buildings once owned by Mr. Marvel including the Barrel Roof Barn, the Epworth Methodist Episcopal Church, the Workman Barn, the Lynch Building , and the Blacksmith Shop.