MARYLAND AT A GLANCE

MUSEUMS

BALTIMORE CITY


[photo, Mount Clare Station & Roundhouse, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum, 901 West Pratt St. (at Poppleton St.), Baltimore, Maryland]
  • Museums, Baltimore City - Origin


  • Mount Clare Station & Roundhouse, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum, 901 West Pratt St. (at Poppleton St.), Baltimore, Maryland, August 2020. Photo by Sarah A. Hanks.


    [photo, American Visionary Art Museum, 800 Key Highway, Baltimore, Maryland] American Visionary Art Museum
    800 Key Highway, Baltimore, MD 21230 - 3940
    (410) 244-1900; fax: (410) 244-5858
    e-mail: info@avam.org
    web: www.avam.org/

    American Visionary Art Museum, 800 Key Highway, Baltimore, Maryland, March 2009. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


    [photo, American Visionary Art Museum, 800 Key Highway, Baltimore, Maryland] [photo, American Visionary Art Museum, 800 Key Highway, Baltimore, Maryland] Babe Ruth Birthplace & Museum
    216 Emory St., Baltimore, MD 21230 - 2203
    (410) 727-1539
    web: http://baberuthmuseum.org/babe-ruth-birthplace-museum/

    Baltimore American Indian Center Heritage Museum
    P. O. Box 6050
    113 South Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21231 - 6050
    (410) 675-3535
    e-mail:
    contact@baicmuseum.org
    web: www.baicmuseum.org/



    American Visionary Art Museum, 800 Key Highway, Baltimore, Maryland, March 2009 (left), June 2019 (right). Photos by Diane F. Evartt.


    [photo, Greenbriar Cheat & Elk Train, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum, 901 West Pratt St. (at Poppleton St.), Baltimore, Maryland] Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum
    901 West Pratt St. (at Poppleton St.), Baltimore, MD 21223 - 2699
    (410) 752-2490
    e-mail: info@borail.org
    web: www.borail.org/

    Greenbriar Cheat & Elk Train, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum, 901 West Pratt St. (at Poppleton St.), Baltimore, Maryland, May 2013. Photo by Adam N. Wexler.


    [photo, Baltimore City Fire Museum. 414 North Gay St., Baltimore, Maryland] Baltimore City Fire Museum (Engine House no. 6)
    414 North Gay St., Baltimore, MD 21202
    (410) 727-2414
    web: https://box414assoc.com/museum/

    Baltimore City Life Museums
    33 South Front St., Baltimore, MD 21202 - 4523
    (closed in 1997 - collections transferred to Maryland Historical Society (now Maryland Center for History & Culture))


    Baltimore City Fire Museum. 414 North Gay St., Baltimore, Maryland, June 2007. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


    [photo, Baltimore Museum of Art entrance, 10 Art Museum Drive, Baltimore, Maryland] Baltimore Museum of Art
    10 Art Museum Drive, Baltimore, MD 21218 - 3898
    (443) 573-1700; fax: (443) 573-1582
    e-mail: info@artbma.org
    web: https://artbma.org/


    Baltimore Museum of Art entrance, 10 Art Museum Drive, Baltimore, Maryland, September 2008. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


    [photo, Upper level, Baltimore Museum of Art, 10 Art Museum Drive, Baltimore, Maryland] [photo, Upper level (left), Baltimore Museum of Art, 10 Art Museum Drive, Baltimore, Maryland, February 2019. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


    "The Thinker" (right) by Auguste Rodin, Baltimore Museum of Art, 10 Art Museum Drive, Baltimore, Maryland, September 2014. Photo by Sarah A. Hanks.


    [photo, Bethlehem Steele shipyard crane at Baltimore Museum of Industry, 1415 Key Highway, Baltimore, Maryland] Baltimore Museum of Industry
    1415 Key Highway, Baltimore, MD 21230 - 5115
    (410) 727-4808
    e-mail: info@thebmi.org
    web: www.thebmi.org/

    Bethlehem Steele shipyard crane at Baltimore Museum of Industry, 1415 Key Highway, Baltimore, Maryland, June 2015. Photo by Sarah A. Hanks.


    Baltimore Public Works Museum
    see: Public Works Experience

    Baltimore Streetcar Museum
    P. O. Box 4881
    1901 Falls Road, Baltimore, MD 21211 - 4881
    (410) 547-0264
    web: www.baltimorestreetcarmuseum.org/


    [photo, Baltimore Tattoo Museum, 1534 Eastern Ave., Baltimore, Maryland] [photo, Baltimore Tattoo Museum, 1534 Eastern Ave., Baltimore, Maryland]
    Baltimore Tattoo Museum
    1534 Eastern Ave., Baltimore, MD 21231
    (410) 522-5800
    e-mail: bmoremuseum@gmail.com
    web: www.baltimoretattoomuseum.com

    Baltimore Tattoo Museum, 1534 Eastern Ave., Baltimore, Maryland, September 2017. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


    Baltimore's Black American Museum
    1767 Carswell St., Baltimore, MD 21218
    (410) 243-9600

    Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower Museum
    21 South Eutaw St., Baltimore, MD 21201
    (443) 874-3596
    web: www.bromoseltzertower.com/visitor-info/museum


    [photo, Phoenix Shot Tower, 801 East Fayette St., Baltimore, Maryland] Carroll Museums
    800 East Lombard St., Baltimore, MD 21202
    (410) 605-2964; fax: (410) 528-1196
    e-mail: info@carrollmuseums.org
    web: www.carrollmuseums.org/


    Phoenix Shot Tower, 801 East Fayette St., Baltimore, Maryland, October 2019. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


    Contemporary (Museum) of Baltimore
    P. O. Box 1572, Baltimore, MD 21203 - 1572
    (closed in 2017)

    Cylburn Arboretum (mansion & park)
    Cylburn Arboretum Friends, 4915 Greenspring Ave., Baltimore, MD 21209 - 4698
    (410) 367-2217
    e-mail: info@cylburn.org
    web: http://cylburn.org/


    Edgar Allen Poe House & Museum*
    203 North Amity St., Baltimore, MD 21223
    (410) 462-1763
    e-mail:
    poebaltimoremanager@gmail.com
    web: www.poeinbaltimore.org/museum/
    *(Maryland's first Literary Landmark in the United for Libraries Registry as of Jan. 19, 2020)


    [photo, Evergreen Museum & Library, 4545 North Charles St., Baltimore, Maryland] Evergreen Museum & Library
    Johns Hopkins University, 4545 North Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21210
    (410) 516-0341
    e-mail: evergreenmuseum@jhu.edu
    web: https://museums.jhu.edu/evergreen-museum-library/


    Evergreen Museum & Library, 4545 North Charles St., Baltimore, Maryland, February 2016. Photo by Sarah A. Hanks.


    [photo, Entrance to Fort McHenry, Baltimore, Maryland] Fort McHenry National Monument & Historic Shrine
    2400 East Fort Ave., Baltimore, MD 21230 - 5393
    (410) 962-4290, ext. 250; fax: (410) 962-2500
    web: www.nps.gov/fomc/index.htm


    Entrance to Fort McHenry, Baltimore, Maryland, August 2010. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


    Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Park & Museum
    1417 Thames St., Baltimore, MD 21231
    (410) 685-0295
    web: https://livingclassrooms.org/programs/fdimmp/

    G. Krug & Son Ironworks & Museum (nation's oldest continually-operating blacksmith shop)
    415 West Saratoga St., Baltimore, MD 21201
    (410) 752-3166
    e-mail: museum@gkrugandson.com
    web: www.gkrugandson.com/museum-2/

    Geppi's Entertainment Museum (history of pop culture)
    Camden Station
    301 West Camden St., Baltimore, MD 21201
    (closed permanently June 3, 2018 - collection donated to
    Library of Congress, Washington, DC)

    H. L. Mencken House
    1524 Hollins St., Baltimore, MD 21223
    1-855-853-1524
    e-mail: info@menckenhouse.org
    web: https://menckenhouse.org/
    (open by appointment only)

    Historic President Street Station (formerly Baltimore Civil War Museum)
    601 President St., Baltimore, MD 21202
    (443) 220-0290
    web: https://presidentstreetstation.org/

    Historic Ships in Baltimore (formerly Baltimore Maritime Museum)
    301 East Pratt St., Baltimore, MD 21202 - 3134
    (410) 539-1797; fax: (410) 539-6238
    e-mail: administration@historicships.org
    web: https://historicships.org/


    [photo, Homewood House (home of Charles Carroll, Jr.), 3400 North Charles St., Baltimore, Maryland] Homewood Museum (home of Charles Carroll, Jr.)
    3400 North Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21218 - 2608
    (410) 516-5589
    e-mail: homewoodmuseum@jhu.edu
    web: https://museums.jhu.edu/homewood-museum/


    Homewood House, 3400 North Charles St., Baltimore, Maryland, June 2015. Photo by Sarah A. Hanks.


    [photo, Howard P. Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens, Druid Hill Park, 3100 Swan Drive, Baltimore, Maryland] Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens
    Druid Hill Park, 3100 Swann Drive, Baltimore, MD 21217
    (410) 396-0008, (410) 361-9838; fax: (410) 523-8456
    web: www.rawlingsconservatory.org/

    Howard P. Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens, Druid Hill Park, 3100 Swan Drive, Baltimore, Maryland, May 2007. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


    Irish Railroad Workers Museum
    918-20 Lemmon St., Baltimore, MD 21223 - 2605
    (410) 347-4747
    e-mail: info@irishshrine.org
    web: www.irishshrine.org/

    James E. Lewis Museum of Art
    Carl J. Murphy Fine Arts Center, Morgan State University
    2201 Argonne Drive, Baltimore, MD 21251 - 0001
    (443) 885-3030
    e-mail: jelmamuseum@morgan.edu
    web: www.jelmamuseum.org/


    [photo, Jewish Museum of Maryland, Herbert Bearman Campus, 15 Lloyd St., Baltimore, Maryland] Jewish Museum of Maryland
    Herbert Bearman Campus, 15 Lloyd St., Baltimore, MD 21202 - 4606
    (410) 732-6400; fax: (410) 732-6451
    e-mail:
    info@jewishmuseummd.org
    web: http://jewishmuseummd.org/

    Jewish Museum of Maryland, Herbert Bearman Campus, 15 Lloyd St., Baltimore, Maryland, September 2018. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.



    [photo, Lloyd Street Synagogue, 11 Lloyd St., Baltimore, Maryland]


    Lloyd Street Synagogue, 11 Lloyd St., Baltimore, Maryland, September 2018. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


    [photo, Lillie Carroll Jackson  Civil Rights Museum, 1320 Eutaw Place, Baltimore, Maryland Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum
    150 Gilman Hall
    3400 North Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21218 - 2608
    (410) 516-0383
    e-mail: archmuseum@jhu.edu
    web: https://archaeologicalmuseum.jhu.edu/

    Lillie Carroll Jackson Civil Rights Museum
    1320 Eutaw Place, Baltimore, MD 21217
    (443) 885-5300
    e-mail: lcjmuseum@morgan.edu
    web: www.lilliecarrolljacksonmuseum.org/


    Lillie Carroll Jackson Civil Rights Museum, 1320 Eutaw Place, Baltimore, Maryland, October 2019. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


    Lovely Lane Museum (Conference Archives Library & Museum)
    United Methodist Historical Society
    2200 St. Paul St., Baltimore, MD 21218 - 5805
    (410) 889-4458
    e-mail: archives-history@bwcumc.org
    web: www.lovelylanemuseum.com/
    [photo, Fell's Point Visitor Center & Maritime Museum, 1724 Thames St., Baltimore, Maryland] Lucretia B. Fisher (Fell's Point) Visitor Center (includes maritime museum)
    1724 Thames St., Baltimore, MD 21231
    (closed in 2019; operations moved to Robert Long House)

    Maryland Center for History & Culture Museum (formerly Maryland Historical Society)
    610 Park Ave., Baltimore, MD 21201
    (410) 685-3750
    e-mail: info@mdhistory.org
    web: www.mdhistory.org/museum/

    Lucretia B. Fisher (Fell's Point) Visitor Center, 1724 Thames St., Baltimore, Maryland, April 2015. Photo by Sarah A. Hanks.


    [photo, Maryland Museum of Military History, Fifth Regiment Armory, 29th Division St., Baltimore, Maryland] Maryland Museum of Military History
    5th Regiment Armory, 219 29th Division St., Baltimore, MD 21201 - 2288
    e-mail: info@marylandmilitaryhistory.org
    web: www.marylandmilitaryhistory.org/

    Maryland Museum of Military History, Fifth Regiment Armory, 29th Division St., Baltimore, Maryland, January 2000. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


    [photo, Maryland Science Center, 601 Light St., Baltimore, Maryland] Maryland Science Center
    601 Light St., Baltimore, MD 21230 - 3803
    (410) 685-2370, (410) 685-5225
    e-mail: guestservices@marylandsciencecenter.org
    web: www.mdsci.org/


    Maryland Science Center, 601 Light St., Baltimore, Maryland, June 2006. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


    Maryland Women's Heritage Center
    333 North Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21201
    (443) 996-1788, 1-888-631-4445 (toll free)
    e-mail: info@mdwomensheritagecenter.org, mwhcdiana@gmail.com
    web: https://mdwomensheritagecenter.org/

    Mother Seton House (first American-born Catholic saint)
    St. Mary’s Spiritual Center & Historic Site, 600 North Paca St., Baltimore, MD 21201 - 1920
    (410) 728-6464
    web:
    http://stmaryspacast.org/mother-seton-house/


    [photo, Mount Clare Museum House, Carroll Park, 1500 Washington Blvd., Baltimore, Maryland] Mount Clare Museum House (Georgian architecture)
    P. O. Box 27117
    Carroll Park, 1500 Washington Blvd., Baltimore, MD 21230
    (410) 837-3262; fax: (410) 837-0251
    e-mail: director@mountclare.org
    web: www.mountclare.org/
    (closed for renovations)

    Mount Clare Museum House, Carroll Park, 1500 Washington Blvd., Baltimore, Maryland, May 2015. Photo by Sarah A. Hanks.


    [photo, Museum of Baltimore Legal History, Clarence M. Mitchell, Jr., Courthouse, 111 North Calvert St., Baltimore, Maryland] Museum for Contemporary Art
    see: Contemporary Museum

    Museum of Baltimore Legal History
    Clarence M. Mitchell, Jr., Courthouse, 2nd floor
    110 North Calvert St., Baltimore, MD 21202
    (410) 962-3252

    Museum of Baltimore Legal History, Clarence M. Mitchell, Jr., Courthouse, 110 North Calvert St., Baltimore, Maryland, 2013. Photo by William M. Dunn.


    [photo, Dolphin, National Aquarium, East Pratt St., Baltimore, Maryland] National Aquarium in Baltimore
    Pier III, Baltimore Inner Harbor
    501 East Pratt St., Baltimore, MD 21202 - 3103
    (410) 576-3800
    web: www.aqua.org/


    Dolphin, National Aquarium, 501 East Pratt St., Baltimore, Maryland, August 2001. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


    National Great Blacks in Wax Museum
    1601-03 East North Ave., Baltimore, MD 21213 - 1409
    (410) 563-3404, (410) 563-7809; fax: (410) 563-7806
    e-mail:
    jmartin@greatblacksinwax.org
    web: http://greatblacksinwax.org/index.html

    National Lacrosse Hall of Fame & Museum
    web: www.usalacrosse.com/national-lacrosse-hall-fame-and-museum
    (moved to 2 Loveton Circle, Sparks, MD 21152)

    National Pinball Museum
    608 Water Street, Baltimore, MD 21201
    (closed permanently March 3, 2013)

    Natural History Society of Maryland
    P. O. Box 18750
    6908 Belair Road, Baltimore, MD 21206
    (410) 882-5376
    e-mail: nhsm@marylandnature.org
    web: http://marylandnature.org/

    Peale Center for Baltimore History & Architecture (formerly Peale Museum)
    225 Holliday Street, Baltimore, MD 21202
    (667) 222-1814
    e-mail: info@thepealecenter.org
    web: www.thepealecenter.org/
    (closed for renovations)

    Pharmacy Museum
    University of Maryland School of Pharmacy
    Pharmacy Hall, 1st floor, 20 North Pine St., Baltimore, MD 21201 - 1180
    (410) 706-7650; fax: (410) 706-4012


    [photo, Port Discovery Children's Museum, 35 Market Place, Baltimore, Maryland] Port Discovery Children's Museum
    35 Market Place, Baltimore, MD 21202 - 4002
    (410) 727-8120; fax: (410) 727-3042
    e-mail: info@portdiscovery.org
    web: www.portdiscovery.org/


    Port Discovery Children's Museum, 35 Market Place, Baltimore, Maryland, May 2012. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


    Public Works Experience (formerly Baltimore Public Works Museum)
    Eastern Avenue Pumping Station, Pier 7, 751 Eastern Ave., Baltimore, MD 21202 - 4369
    web: https://pwexperience.org/

    Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture
    830 East Pratt St., Baltimore, MD 21202
    (443) 263-1800; fax: (410) 333-1138
    e-mail: info.services@lewismuseum.org
    web: www.lewismuseum.org/


    [photo, Robert Long House, 812 South Ann St., Baltimore, Maryland] Ripley's Believe It or Not! Baltimore, MD
    Light Street Pavilion, 301 Light St., Baltimore, MD 21202
    (closed in May 2020)

    Robert Long House (oldest City residence)
    Society for the Preservation of Federal Hill & Fell's Point, 812 South Ann St., Baltimore, MD 21231 - 3403
    (410) 675-6750
    e-mail:
    info@preservationsociety.com
    web: www.preservationsociety.com/preservation/robert-long-house

    Robert Long House, 812 South Ann St., Baltimore, Maryland, February 2016. Photo by Sarah A. Hanks.


    [photo, S.S. John W. Brown, 2020 South Clinton St., Baltimore, Maryland] S.S. John W. Brown (Liberty ship)
    Pier 13, 4601 Newgate Ave., Baltimore, MD 21224
    (410) 558-0646, (410) 558-0164
    e-mail: john.w.brown@usa.net
    web: www.ssjohnwbrown.org/

    S.S. John W. Brown, 2020 South Clinton St., Baltimore, Maryland, August 2016. Photo by Sarah A. Hanks.


    [photo, Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards, Camden Station, 301 West Camden St., Baltimore, Maryland] Sankofa Children’s Museum of African Cultures
    4330 Pimlico Road, Baltimore, MD 21215
    (443) 708-7046, (410) 366-0889
    e-mail: info@sankofakids.org
    web: https://sankofakids.org/

    Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards
    Camden Station, 301 West Camden St., Baltimore, MD 21201
    (closed Oct. 12, 2015)


    Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards, Camden Station, 301 West Camden St., Baltimore, Maryland, September 2008. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


    [photo, Star-Spangled Banner Flag House & 1812 Museum, 844 East Pratt St., Baltimore, Maryland] Star-Spangled Banner Flag House
    844 East Pratt St., Baltimore, MD 21202 - 4403
    (410) 837-1793
    e-mail: info@flaghouse.org
    web: www.flaghouse.org/


    Star-Spangled Banner Flag House & 1812 Museum, 844 East Pratt St., Baltimore, Maryland, March 2007. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


    Steamship Historical Society Collection
    Langsdale Library, University of Baltimore, 1420 Maryland Ave., Baltimore, MD 21201
    (collection moved to Rhode Island in 2006)

    Top-of-the-World Observation Level
    World Trade Center, 27th floor
    401 East Pratt St., Baltimore, MD 21202 - 3117
    (410) 837-8439
    web: www.viewbaltimore.org/

    University of Maryland, Baltimore, Campus Museums
    web: https://www.umaryland.edu/about-umb/museums/


    [photo, Dr. Samuel D. Harris National Museum of Dentistry entrance, 31 South Greene St., Baltimore, Maryland]
    Dr. Samuel D. Harris National Museum of Dentistry (Smithsonian affiliate)
    31 South Greene St., Baltimore, MD 21201 - 1504
    (410) 706-0600; fax: (410) 706-8313
    e-mail: pcutter@umaryland.edu
    web: www.dental.umaryland.edu/museum/index.php

    Dr. Samuel D. Harris National Museum of Dentistry entrance (left), Smithsonian affiliate, 31 South Greene St., Baltimore, Maryland, December 2007. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.



    [photo, Walters Art Museum, 600 North Charles St., Baltimore, Maryland] Walters Art Museum
    600 North Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21201 - 5185
    (410) 547-9000
    web: http://thewalters.org/


    Walters Art Museum, 600 North Charles St., Baltimore, Maryland, May 2004. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


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