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Museum of Rural Life

12 N 2nd St, Denton, MD 21629-1004
+1 410-479-2055
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Local museum worth seeing

The WWII exihbit is very moving. Local service letters read over photos, most didn't come home... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
Nancy M
Denton, Maryland
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While I agree it is a bit sparse, you must consider the material of the area compared to the... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2016
Martin R
Denton, Maryland
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14 Feb 2017
“Local museum worth seeing”
21 Oct 2016
“Museum of Rural Life Visit”
12 N 2nd St, Denton, MD 21629-1004
+1 410-479-2055
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

The WWII exihbit is very moving. Local service letters read over photos, most didn't come home. Take the time to listen to the stories, well worth it.

Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 21 October 2016

While I agree it is a bit sparse, you must consider the material of the area compared to the audience expectation. I found the museum to be informative to the audience it was intended, which was mostly the UGR (Underground Railway). The only real issue...More

Thank Martin R
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

The big white house with the columns on 5th St. should be the museum, not this small house with no space or real exhibits

5  Thank OscarPeach
Reviewed 27 July 2016

The Museum of Rural Life offers a glimpse of the life and times of the people of the community of Denton and Caroline County. I learned that the museum is the product of dedicated volunteers and members of the community who sought to preserve their...More

Thank Rick B
Reviewed 28 September 2015

My wife and I wanted to actually stop and visit Denton,MD instead of just driving by on the way to the beaches. We stayed for the weekend and right across the street form our B&B was the museum. I read about it before we arrived...More

1  Thank Goldretdad
Reviewed 18 September 2015

Great visit as you step into a seemingly small building and find out it goes on and on. The entrance holds a painted canvas floor cloth with all the owner's names inscribed - ask for an explanation - fascinating history. On to the current World...More

Thank wreath
Reviewed 15 April 2015

Materials are minimal and often not explained. Exhibits are few. Hard to make a big deal about farming.

2  Thank KeyW909
Reviewed 31 March 2014

Our family was staying overnight in Easton and decided to visit a museum on this rainy day. We searched the GPS listings and found this museum in Denton... off we went. We were warmly greeted by Carol Stokely (sp?) who, at near 90 years old,...More

1  Thank Mike B
Reviewed 30 June 2013

Was lunching in Denton and saw the sign for this museum. Its on a historical square in a little historical, albeit sleepy village. The building is deceiving from outside where it just looks like a house on the square but when you enter it goes...More

2  Thank CSSnowshoer
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