Museums
Baltimore, Maryland
Specialized
Baltimore, Maryland
Children's, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Science, Specialized
On Presidents’ Day, February 16, 2003, amid a record-breaking snowfall, one half of the Museum’s massive roof collapsed. The collapse occurred as a result of the weight of drifting snow on the western side of the building. Eyewitness accounts depict the drifts nearly six feet in depth. The first alarm was received at approximately 11:40 PM on February 16th.
Baltimore, Maryland
Specialized
Baltimore, Maryland
History, Historical Society
The Baltimore City Archives is the official municipal archives for the City of Baltimore. It houses collections from city offices such as the Mayor's Office and City Council as well as records of historical interest such as the War of 1812 papers.
Baltimore, Maryland
Specialized
Baltimore, Maryland
History, Historic House, Historical Society, Military, Specialized
Baltimore Civil War Museum presenting Baltimore & Maryland Civil War History, History of the Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore Railroad, builder of President Street Station & use of PWBRR by Underground Railroad
Baltimore, Maryland
Science
Baltimore, Maryland
Children's, History, Historical Society, Library, Specialized
You'll be a really "cool" parent if you book the Baltimore Streetcar Museum for your child's next birthday, Bar/Bat Mitzvah or graduation party. When you book the Museum, you will have use of our Visitor's Center facilities. Our auditorium features our own "Trolley Theatre" in which children can watch a video about streetcars or perhaps you'd like to bring your own along to show.
Baltimore, Maryland
Zoo
Baltimore, Maryland
Culture, Specialized
Baltimore, Maryland
Arboretum, Botanical Garden, Children's, Church, General, History, Historic House, Nature Centers, Park, Science
A wonderful groundbreaking ceremony for the new Visitors’ Orientation and Education Center was held on June 3, 2008 and was a resounding success! The new 10,000 square foot state of the art “green” building is a public-private partnership among the Cylburn Arboretum Association, the Federated Garden Clubs of Maryland, the Horticultural Society of Maryland and Baltimore City Department of Recreatio
Baltimore, Maryland
General, History, Historic House, Library
The house is a small 2 1/2 story brick duplex (now part of a row of houses), containing 5 rooms. First floor: parlor (front) and kitchen (rear). Second floor: 2 bedrooms. Top floor: 1 bedroom (assigned by most biographers as Poe’s room, although others believe that he used the rear bedroom and that Virginia used the small attic bedroom).
Baltimore, Maryland
History
From the establishment of the first shipyard in the 1730s until the mid-19th century, Fells Point was the engine that drove maritime commerce and international politics. Privateers, shipbuilders, immigrants, merchants and sailors sought their fortunes in this waterfront community, home to the world-famous Baltimore clipper schooners.
Baltimore, Maryland
Culture, History, Historic House, University
Located on the campus of the Johns Hopkins University, Homewood is one of the nation's best surviving examples of Federal period architecture, a National Historic Landmark, and the source for the campus's architectural vocabulary and name. Restored and opened to the museum in 1987, Homewood provides a year-round calendar of tours, exhibitions, concerts, and educational programs.
Baltimore, Maryland
Church, Culture, General, History
The Jewish Museum of Maryland increases understanding of the American Jewish experience among diverse audiences. It interprets American Jewish history and culture, preserves the material record of Maryland Jewry, and engages the public in discourse about past, present, and future issues of Jewish life.
Baltimore, Maryland
Baltimore, Maryland
As the only museum named after a woman and the only civil rights museum in the state of Maryland, it serves as a repository of civil rights artifacts including documents, framed memorabilia and household furnishings. Prominent amongst these was a life-sized photo of Jackson with Rosa Parks just inside the building's entrance.
Baltimore, Maryland
Baltimore, Maryland
Culture, General, History, Historical Society, Library
We are a statewide resource headquartered in the heart of Baltimore’s Mount Vernon neighborhood cultural district. Our museum features more than 1,000 objects on display in 15 permanent and rotating exhibition galleries. Our library houses 7 million books, documents, manuscripts, and photographs available for research and scholarship.
Baltimore, Maryland
Science
Baltimore, Maryland
Church, Culture, General, History
Baltimore, Maryland
History
A National Historic Landmark, Mount Clare is a Georgian mansion built in 1760 by Charles Carroll, Barrister. Mount Clare houses an impressive collection of 18th and early 19th century furnishings and decorative arts belonging to the Barrister, his wife, Margaret Tilghman Carroll, and their heirs. Located just 5 minutes from Baltimore's Inner Harbor. Free parking.
Baltimore, Maryland
Church, Historic House, Library
"In the heart of downtown Baltimore since 1872, we can offer you our peace and quiet. There are unexpected things to be discovered in the stillness. We offer you an opportunity for spiritual growth, discipleship and service in the community.
Baltimore, Maryland
Culture, History, Library, Specialized
Founded on October 24, 1984 by Chief Judge James F. Schneider, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for Maryland, and Philip Sherman, Chair of the MSBA Senior Lawyers Section, the museum is filled with historical artifacts of Baltimore’s Bench and Bar. Managed by the nonprofit Baltimore Courthouse and Law Museum Foundation, Inc., the museum features a self-guided walk-through tour.
Baltimore, Maryland
Aquarium
Baltimore, Maryland
Anthropology, Archaeology, Children's, General, History, Library, Natural History, Nature Centers, Science, Specialized
The Natural History Society of Maryland (NHSM) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation founded in 1929. Its extensive collections of Maryland flora, fauna, fossils, and minerals, dating back to the early 1800’s, are a rare and valuable asset to the State of Maryland.