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909 South Schumaker Drive
Salisbury, MD 21804

Museum Hours

Mon - Sat: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sun: 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.


End of Summer Fun at the Ward Museum

Schools getting ready to kick back in. Plan a day trip to the Ward Museum to squeeze out the last of the lazy, hazy days of summer. The Ward Museum is located just 30 minutes west of Ocean City, MD. The museum is a great spot to cool off and take in the natural beauty of the surroundings.

Join our eBirding squad, every Tuesday morning at 9 a.m. Bring your sunscreen, hats and binoculars as you students collect data on migrating bird populations with local birders, Ward Museum and Salisbury University staff. In addition the museum has on-going fun family activities such as Nature Tales for Tots and Drop-In Art.

Through September 20, join us as The Art of Sporting and Playing exhibit celebrates Delmarva Peninsula traditions. The Ward Museum’s LaMay Gallery will explore art that represents the Delmarva’s traditions of sport and play. Varying from pony penning to fox hunting, carousel rides and even muskrat skinning the exhibit will represent all common Delmarva traditions.

Penguins are coming! August 28 will mark the opening of Stepping Out in Style: A Penguin-palooza exhibit. On this day we will host an family friendly opening reception for the exhibit. We will have fun entertainment for the whole family including popcorn and snowcones so you can chill out with the Penguin-palooza. During the reception you can talk with representative from the great Penguin Swim that will take place on January 1, 2016.

After strolling through the eight galleries, browse Treetops for unique and trendy gifts that are sure to please everyone. Plan a visit today!

 Current Happenings
9/11/2015 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Ward Museum Winemaking Night More...
9/19/2015 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Basic Traditional Bead-weaving w/ Virginia Dreyer More...
10/3/2015 9:00 AM - 10/5/2015 5:00 PM Carve and Paint a 1/2 Size Smoothie Black Duck with Billy Crockett More...
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