Museum of Chincoteague, Chincoteague Island

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  • August 14, 2017
    There is so much here! Well thought-out exhibits take you through Chincoteague's history as a place of waterfowl hunting, oystering, clamming and tourist attraction. Oh, yes, the ponies are featured, ...  more »
  • August 2, 2017
    If you are serious about discovering the True Chincoteague, beyond the Pony Swim, this is THE place to visit! The best way to thoroughly enjoy and appreciate the depth of information? Scavenger Hunt -...  more »
  • August 1, 2017
    Very pleasant people who work there. Love reading all the history of the island, watching the film about the big storm, looking at all the photographs. Don't really like looking at the stuffed Misty a...  more »
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  • June 28, 2017
    This place was filled with all sorts of interesting items ranging from ancient fossils to an antique fire truck! Visitors are offered a scavenger hunt list which really encourages interaction throughout the relatively small museum.
  • June 23, 2017
    Seeing Misty & Stormy was like a visit back to childhood, & the history on Chincoteague was fascinating too. Thank you!
  • May 14, 2017
    Misty was always so dear to my heart since I was a kid, to see her here today made my day. I felt like a kid again :) I was also able to share the experience it with my kids!
  • June 23, 2017
    Neat exhibits including an old horse-drawn fire engine!
  • April 9, 2017
    Incredible gem of a museum. Wonderfully arranged history of the Island and it's inhabitants, their livlihood of seafood and poultry.

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Where to stay in Chincoteague Island

Long-term visitors can rent one of the many vacation homes that dot the island. For a short stay, hotels and bed and breakfasts are located on the shore and in the small town center on the island.
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