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Garrett County Museum of Transportation

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Great exhibits and free !

This is by a few other places to spend your time, so prepare to stay in the area for a few hours... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2018
Michael B
New Jersey
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Amazing Must See!

The exhibits and historical data regarding each of the transportation modalities is just very... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
Phyllis K
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107 S 2nd St, Oakland, MD 21550-1519
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Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

This is by a few other places to spend your time, so prepare to stay in the area for a few hours. Yes, they hava a donation box. A well maintained museum with large and small pieces to view. Two floors (elevator and bathrooms on...More

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Reviewed 12 August 2018

The exhibits and historical data regarding each of the transportation modalities is just very comprehensive and this is a must see if you are in the area. It is free but a donation would greatly be appreciated. While we were there we noted that the...More

Thank Phyllis K
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

We had a very enjoyable time touring this museum. The displays were nicely laid out and informative. I especially liked the bicycling section with many old time bicycles on display. The Gentleman that was working there was also helpful and pleasant.

Thank Wayne2227
Reviewed 10 March 2018

Old relics of transportation with some interesting history and stories of interest on local area. Staff is pleasant and informative.

Thank baldeagle8502
Reviewed 10 November 2017

The museum is classy and very friendly and some of the local individuals volunteer here and they have some great stories and are very knowledgeable of the museum and it's displayed items.

Thank Tim A
Reviewed 8 November 2017

If you are visiting Oakland, please note that there are three outstanding museums in this quaint town...and they are located in the same area of town. This particular museum offers displays of a local fire truck, buggies, carriages, boats, plus the county's first snowmobile! The...More

1  Thank LivinglifeinPA
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Garrett County Museum of Transportation offers many history lessons to the 2017 visitor. We like that the Garrett County Museum of Transportation is directly across the street from the B & O History Museum. There is lots of free parking. Well worth the drive from...More

1  Thank SavantIII_11
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

The Garrett Museum of Transportation has a wide array of historic vehicles on display--cars, trucks, an historic firetruck, tractors, carriages, boats, and snow machines. There is an impressive model train display that includes miniature models of local buildings and sites. Photos of Deep Creek Lake...More

2  Thank garyg966
Reviewed 27 June 2017

This place is truly cool! Beautiful inside and the staff is so darn nice. The cars and Deep Creek Lake memories are outstanding. I was a kid again. Must come and see this!

Thank stm1258
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This two-story museum contains an amazing assortment of antique transportation items, including carriages, cars, fire engine, bicycles, motorcycles, sail boat and classic power boat.

Thank Judith B
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