Museum of Chincoteague Island
7125 Maddox Blvd.
Chincoteague Island, VA 23336

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The Outlaw Gunner Exhibit

Misty of Chincoteague

Chincoteague Island Today

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The Museum

Welcome! Inside the Museum of Chincoteague Island you’ll discover the 1st Order Fresnel Lens from the Assateague Island Lighthouse, the iconic Chincoteague ponies known as Misty and Stormy, models of vessels that plied the Chincoteague waters long ago, items that washed ashore from shipwrecks, a decoy carver’s workshop, and oral histories, documents, and artifacts that tell the story of Chincoteague Island life throughout it’s long and varied existence.

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Upcoming Events

Christmas Tree Village and Gathering of Island Gnomes

The Museum of Chincotegue Island’s Christmas Tree Village returns this year along with the Gathering of Island Gnomes. Christmas Trees will be decorated and donated by Island businesses and families and displayed in the Museum of Chincoteague Island’s Legacy Pavilion from 5-8 on December 2, 3, 9, 10, 16 and 17. Admission to the Christmas Tree Village is free, but voting for your favorite tree is $1 per vote or $20 for 25 votes. For information on donating a tree, contact the Museum of Chincoteague Island at 757-336-6117 or email us at museumofci@gmail.com.