Location

 

Museum of Chincoteague Island
7125 Maddox Blvd.
Chincoteague Island, VA 23336
museumofci@gmail.com
757-336-6117

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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

Heritage Days

March 19-27, 2021:  Celebrate Being Local with free admission 11AM - 4PM and enjoy a weekend of in-person & virtual events including CIAO's presentation of "When Assateague Was Home", launch/sale of reprinted Oyster Museum Committee cookbook, cooking...

ArtSea 5×5 Art Show & Online Auction

April 26-May 1: Preview the ArtSea 5x5 Art Show & Sale items in the Legacy Pavilion April 26-30. Online auction begins April 30 at 5:55pm & concludes May 1 at 5:55pm

Harvest Moon Sunset Cruise

September 20, 2021: Join us for a Harvest Moon Sunset Cruise onboard the Martha Lou at 5pm with great food, drink & friends for this popular Museum fundraiser.