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The Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art, Salisbury

(4.6/5 based on 95+ reviews on the web)
Nestled next to Schumaker Pond in Salisbury, surrounded by wildlife in the heart of the Atlantic Flyway. The Ward Museum was named in honor of Steven and Lemuel Ward, whose vision and artistry in carving decoys pioneered the transition in the role of the decoy from a working tool to an expressive wildfowl sculpture.

The Ward Museum is a cherished part of its local community on the Eastern Shore of Maryland and far beyond. Maintaining a national and international reputation for excellence, the Museum has dues-paying members in all 50 states and 10 countries. The reach of this institution reflects the wide appeal and interest in an art form that reveals the interconnections of art, nature and heritage.
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TripAdvisor
  • Went on a Monday so only a couple of people there. The displays were nice. We took our time reading about the artists. We watched 2 videos on the local shore life. Loved the peacefulness of it all. Al...  more »
  • Great place to take children for some learning and fun.would go there again and again would recommend to all vistors  more »
  • I have attended several fund and friend-raising events here lately and it is just a beautiful space. You can socialize and amble through the exhibits of wildfowl local art which are sure to amaze you....  more »
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  • A great place to visit. It's an easy day trip from most every place on the Eastern Shore. The craftsmanship on display is amazing. Family friendly.
  • Great place for locals and non