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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.


We are in the midst of Winter, remember the Ward Museum for a day of fun, enjoy wildlife on the pond and in the galleries in a controlled environment.

Join our Education team every Wednesday for Nature Tales for Tots and then again on the third Saturdays of each month for Drop in Art, these are fun-filled activities for the whole family. Our latest adventure is ebird Tuesdays on the museum grounds. Join local birders, Ward Museum staff, and Salisbury University students and faculty collect data on local migrating bird populations.

Your visit isn’t complete without visiting Treetops. The recently renovated store has great unique gifts and home decor. Know that when you shop Treetops you are supporting a local business, your community and a 501(3)c organization. Hand-made soaps, jewelry and hand-crafted home decor are just a few of the many items available in Treetops.

Save the dates, April 24-26, World Championships in Ocean City, MD. The World Championship is an international event where carvers, collectors, and visitors convene and compete for over $60,000 in prize money and awards. In addition, you can shop from a wide variety of vendors for fine art work, home decorating items, folk art, photography, jewelry, sporting goods or carving and art supplies and enjoy live birds of prey demonstrations by Skyhunters in Flight. On Saturday, April 25, partake in the live benefit auction, bid on one-of-a-kind carvings and artwork from renowned wildlife.

Every day shopping can help the Ward Museum! Check out Shopformuseums.com. Every purchase you make thru this site, will put a donation into the Ward Museum account. Find many exclusive sales and discounts you won't get elsewhere while shopping the most popular stores.

 Current Happenings
3/28/2015 9:00 AM - 3/29/2015 5:00 PM Paint a Ruddy Duck with Bill Belote More...
4/24/2015 - 4/26/2015 45th Ward World Championship Wildfowl Carving Competition and Art Festival More...
5/9/2015 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Basic Traditional Bead-weaving w/ Virginia Dreyer More...
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