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Meyersdale Area Historical Society

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Great stop on the GAP

Friendly people, clean restrooms, bike jersey's and some snacks. Great exhibits. this is a must... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2018
Hedgesville, West Virginia
A Wealth of Friendly Information

This is a must stop one your visit. The museum has a wealth of displays on the history of... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2018
Arlington, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 1 September 2018

Friendly people, clean restrooms, bike jersey's and some snacks. Great exhibits. this is a must stop on all our trips.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank WVTim
Reviewed 10 June 2018

This is a must stop one your visit. The museum has a wealth of displays on the history of Meyersdale and sells a variety of bike jerseys and T shirts. Best of all it's staffed by very friendly local hosts who have a wealth of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank MikeBarry657
Reviewed 7 June 2018

This hidden gem, in the old railroad station along the GAP trail, surprised us. Those who put this exhibit together have spent hours on the model railroad structures and the dioramas. Do not miss!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank connyp561
Reviewed 5 June 2018

We stopped in Meyersdale on our second day of our bike ride of the Allegheny Passage Rail Trail. The Meyersdale Area Historical Society is in an old restored train depot and is a great visitors center. The staff were very friendly and helpful. They have...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Keith D
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Self-Service toy-train sets !!!! Yes. Great gift shop. Have a nice gab with the volunteer staff about several topics. Right next to the bike trail. Ice cream Bars!!!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank John H
Reviewed 23 September 2017

great trail stop, history, cold drink and ice cream. Staff pointed us in the right direction. Great photo op on the old cabbose.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Bill D
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Meyersdale Area Historical Society is a great stop along the Great Allegany Passage. Not only can you find a rest room, water, ice cream, WIFI, etc. but you can learn about the Great Allegany Passage, Meyersdale, and trains. Be sure to check out the trains...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank David D
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Visited the museum on a day trip to Meyersdale to relive a long past visit to their Maple Sugar Festival. The museum is in the former station of the Western Maryland RR. The tracks have been removed and the right of way is now part...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank HalClarke
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Loved looking at all the photos from bygone days do learning more about the Allegheny area. Great for train buffs too!

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Killercomet
Reviewed 17 September 2016

They have a very nice display. It was worth taking the time to walk through. It's not real big. I would walk through again.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Karen R
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