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Address: 2 Market St, Pocomoke City, MD 21851-1023
Phone Number: +1 410-957-9933
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The Delmarva Discovery Center on the Pocomoke River serves as a source of...

The Delmarva Discovery Center on the Pocomoke River serves as a source of learning and discovery for the public through the preservation and interpretation of its cultural and natural heritage.

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I visited the Delmarva Discovery Center and was shocked by all they had to offer. I had not known they did tours or programs for school children let alone Both Girl & Boy scout... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 October 2016
WolfkShaya
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Salisbury, Maryland
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Salisbury, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

I visited the Delmarva Discovery Center and was shocked by all they had to offer. I had not known they did tours or programs for school children let alone Both Girl & Boy scout troops. I saw their new addition of the otter program and visited their gift shop and was surprised that so much offered was local all I... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Uneven educational resource for the community. You can see they are trying - hard - to be a strong resource and to do things well. And there is success in some areas of this center. For instance, social and cultural history is represented with a focus on the working river and the working land. There is good representation of native... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

This is a small but very well done hands on museum. It gives a great look into the history of the area. The big highlight is the otter feeding. You get to the otters up close which delighted our kids. It would have been nice if the presenter had a microphone - it was rather full when we were there... More 

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Washington D.C.
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Great rainy day visit with the kids. They enjoyed a snake feeding, pretending to steer the steamboat, the Indian village, animal exhibits and gift shop. Husband liked the detailed local history, decoys and boats. Appears to have a very good volunteer intern program for local kids. They are renovating their otter exhibit and it looks like it will be really... More 

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Annapolis MD
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

This is a small museum that focuses on the history of the area including the Native Americans, watermen and wildlife. Unfortunately, there was some construction going on so we could not see the full museum - they were offering a reduced admission because of that. We enjoyed the visit and they have a nice gift shop. We came home with... More 

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Salisbury, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

I recently took my son here for a homeschool program that they host once a month. For only $10 he participated in games, group activities, an outdoor hike and learning. This center is very small with very few displays and includes a gift shop. Honestly, I can't say it would be worth the cost of admission unless they were hosting... More 

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Clifton Park, NY
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

The museum sis quite small. We spent probably an hour there, including the gift shop. Some of the displays were closed and the museum is under construction. They do plan to have otters in the future and that would make the place much better. I think it would be better for young children. I don't think that it is worth... More 

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alburtis
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

Wow, a nice little gem of local social and natural history. If you have any interest in the local history of the area, this is worth a few hours of your time. A wonderful effort by the local community to save history and to educate visitors and residents alike

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Seneca Falls, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

My boyfriend and I visited the Delmarva Discovery Center while visiting from New York. This is a wonderful education center, and I was completely shocked to find out that it's only 6 years old. The exhibits are high quality and most are interactive. There were plenty of families with children exploring the different exhibits, but we're both 20-somethings and we... More 

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Spotsylvania, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

What a great small museum for younger kids. Interactive, varied activities highlighting the culture of the area. My grand kids 6 and 4 loved it. Worth the drive from Chincoteague plus Pocomoke is a charming little spot.

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