825 Ocean Hwy.
Pocomoke City, MD 21851
Phone: (410) 957-1300
Fax: (410) 957-4191
Arts & Museums
The only Afican-American one-room school in Worcester County.
A museum that is a great place for learning & discovery for all ages. Their exhibits focus on the river ecology and human history of the Pocomoke River and Delmarva.
Explore Chincoteague's heritage while at this museum which depicts the story of island history, as well as the history of the oystering and seafood business which was the major industry of the island. The museum includes an oystering diorama, an aquarium, changing exhibits, a library, and a museum store.
Over 8,000 square feet of Atlantic flyway waterfowling history are beautifully displayed at this museum which also features displays on antique boats, guns, traps, art, and decoys by various craftsmen, as well as a restored hunting buggy and a replica carver's shop.
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.
Located across Schumaker Drive is The Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art. Named after Ward brothers, who were pioneers in wildfowl or decoy carvings, it’s a space dedicated to wildfowl art and it educates the visitors about the same. This museum also attempts to understand the interesting relationship between humans and nature. Apart from that, it also conducts various educational programs and sessions for youth and students. For more details, check the website.
Reproduction 18th century Eastern Shore Virginia tobacco barn, the Heritage Centre houses the Historical Society's collection and serves as its museum and headquarters.
Museum consists of three historic districts in Salisbury and is truly a museum without walls.
Displays original, fine art work by local and regional artists.
A historic house museum and an archive, library, archeological laboratory and educational institution, the Federal-style Ker Place serves as the Eastern Shore of Virginia Historical Society's headquarters and the Center for Eastern Shore History. Ker Place is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., except for January and February. Be sure to check out the museum store during your visit to Ker Place.