Frostburg, Maryland: Hotel's Local History Museum

Cock fighting exhibit, Titanic memorabilia, a replica coal mine, a one-cell jail, and stuffed dead animals are highlights in the basement museum of a Victorian hotel.

Failingers Hotel Gunter

11 W. Main St., Frostburg, MD
Failingers Hotel Gunter. I-68 exit 34. Drive north on Hwy 36 for 1.5 miles. Turn left at stoplight onto ALT US Hwy 40/Main St. Drive one mile. Hotel is on right, just after intersection with Broadway. Enter the lobby, and the museum entrance is under the main staircase.
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Hotel's Local History Museum - Speakeasy

The hotel is in the process of opening the speakeasy that was built during Prohibition. We were given a quick tour of the renovations and told all about the history and materials involved. They should have it open by August 2020.

[GigiP, 07/17/2020]
Quirky Local History Museum

In the basement of the Failingers Hotel Gunter is a very quirky museum dedicated to local history, but containing anything old or of interest to the owners. There's a mock coal mine, a cock fighting room, old jail cells, Titanic memorabilia, taxidermy (and random stuffed animals), etc. The museum is self-guided, and don't be surprised if you have to turn on the lights yourself.

[RyanW, 03/16/2015]

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