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909 South Schumaker Drive
Salisbury, MD 21804
410.742.4988

Museum Hours

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


Atrium Lobby


Education Center

Atrium Lobby
Size: Approx. 2,000 sq. ft.
Capacity: 100 people
Meal Service: 70 people

Education Center
Size: Approx. 1,000 sq. ft.
Capacity: 75 people
Meal Service: 50 people

Space Rentals

The Ward Museum facility offers stunning waterfront views and a truly unique setting for any event.  The grounds and building of the museum have been joined in a way that is like no other facility on the Eastern Shore.  With access to our nature walk and the museum galleries, your event can encompass your love of nature, art and tradition in one location. 

From weddings and anniversaries, to meetings and luncheons, the Ward Museum is able to accommodate your needs.  Our rate schedule is designed to give you the most control over the services you would like to utilize.  We want you to truly have a unique and memorable occasion.  Please feel free to discuss any special needs you may have, and we will make every effort to accommodate you.

Atrium Lobby

Our Atrium Lobby is ideal for day and evening events.  Its 3-story glass walled views of Schumaker Pond are a magnificent backdrop to formal and informal occasions. 

  • Comfortably seats 70 for a banquet or 100 for a lecture
  • The space can also be arranged for a much smaller event while still maintaining the intimate waterfront setting

Victor Oristano Meeting Room

The newly remodeled Victor Oristano Meeting Room is well suited for meetings and presentations.

  • Comfortably seats up to 38

Richard A. Henson Education Center

Currently under renovation

Our Education Room is well suited for meetings and presentations.   

The Ward Museum is a non-profit organization and rental of its facilities are used to support museum operations. 

John A. Luetkemeyer and Thomas F. Mullan Jr. Legacy Center

Currently under construction

The newly constructed, state-of-the-art, 2,200 square-foot, with exquisite views of Schumaker Pond.  Perfect for receptions, banquets, educational lectures and workshops, this room can also be divided into three separate spaces to meet your needs. 

Accepting reservations for June 2017 events and beyond. 

Corporate membership with the Ward Museum entitles renters to 5% off their rental contract total, as well as member benefits throughout the year. 

Please download the following documents for more information:

Call 410-742-4988 x 106 to discuss your plans.