MARYLAND AT A GLANCE

MUSEUMS

MONTGOMERY COUNTY


[photo, Josiah Henson Site, 11420 Old Georgetown Road, North Bethesda, Maryland] Josiah Henson Site, 11420 Old Georgetown Road, North Bethesda, Maryland, May 2010. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.

Agricultural History Farm Park
18400 Muncaster Road, Derwood, MD 20855 - 1421
(301) 467-8273
e-mail: info@montgomeryparks.org
web: www.montgomeryparks.org/parks-and-trails/agricultural-history-farm-park/

Beall-Dawson House
103 West Montgomery Ave., Rockville, MD 20850 - 4212
(301) 762-1492
e-mail: info@montgomeryhistory.org
web: http://montgomeryhistory.org/beall-dawson-house/

Boyds Negro Schoolhouse (1896-1936)
19510 White Ground Road, Boyds, MD 20841
(301) 943-8771
e-mail: info@boydshistory.org
web: www.boydshistory.org/Boyds_Negro_School.html

Button Farm Living History Center
The Menare Foundation, Inc., 16820 Black Rock Road, Germantown, MD 20874
(240) 579-5112
e-mail: info@buttonfarm.org
web: http://buttonfarm.org/

Clara Barton National Historic Site (founder of American Red Cross)
5801 Oxford Road, Glen Echo, MD 20812 - 1201
(301) 320-1410
web: www.nps.gov/clba/index.htm

Damascus Heritage Society Museum
9701 Main St., Damascus, MD 20872
(301) 253-2014
web: www.dhsm.org/index.html

Dennis & Phillip Ratner Museum
10001 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, MD 20814
(301) 897-1518
e-mail: info@ratnermuseum.org
web: www.ratnermuseum.org/
(open by appointment)

DeWitt Stetten, Jr. Museum of Medical Research
Office of NIH History & Stetten Museum
National Institutes of Health, 1 Cloister Court, Building 60, Suite 230, Bethesda, MD 20814 - 1460
(301) 496-6610; fax: (301) 402-1434
e-mail: museum@nih.gov
e-mail: history@nih.gov
web: https://history.nih.gov/museum/index.html

Dr. Gene R. Alston Memorial Camp Museum
Peach Orchard Christian Retreat Center and Campgrounds, 15712 Peach Orchard Road, Silver Spring, MD 20905
(301) 384-3305
e-mail: peachorchardretreat@yahoo.com
web: www.peachorchardcamp.com/

Gaithersburg Community Museum
9 South Summit Ave., Gaithersburg, MD 20877 - 2038
(301) 258-6160
e-mail: museum@gaithersburgmd.gov
web: www.gaithersburgmd.gov/about-us/city-facilities/gaithersburg-community-museum

Gaithersburg - Washington Grove Volunteer Fire Department Fire Museum
13 East Diamond Ave., Gaithersburg, MD 20877
(301) 646-1222
e-mail: info@gwgvfd.org
web: www.gwgvfd.org/content/museum/

George Meany Memorial AFL-CIO Archive (labor history)
Special Collections & University Archives
Hornbake Library, University of Maryland, College Park, 4130 Campus Drive, College Park, MD 20742 - 7011
(301) 405-9212
web: www.lib.umd.edu/special/collections/afl-cio

Glen Echo Park (early amusement park exhibits)
5801 Oxford Road, Glen Echo, MD 20812
(301) 320-1400
web: www.nps.gov/glec/index.htm

Glenstone Art Museum
12100 Glen Road, Potomac, MD 20854
(301) 983-5001
e-mail: info@glenstone.org
web: www.glenstone.org/

Glenview Mansion
Rockville Civic Center Park, 603 Edmonston Drive, Rockville, MD 20851
(240) 314-8660; fax: (240) 314-8669
e-mail: glenview@rockvillemd.gov
web: www.rockvillemd.gov/index.aspx?nid=389

Goldman Art Gallery
Bender Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington
Charles E. Smith Community Service Campus, 6125 Montrose Road, Rockville, MD 20852
(301) 348-3770, (301) 881-0100
web: www.benderjccgw.org/arts-culture-jewish-life/goldman-art-gallery/

Great Falls Tavern Visitor Center (1828-1924)
Chesapeake & Ohio Canal, 11710 MacArthur Blvd., Potomac, MD 20854 - 1659
(301) 767-3714; fax: (301) 739-5275
web: www.nps.gov/choh/planyourvisit/greatfallstavernvisitorcenter.htm

Hyattsville Mill
Hyattstown Mill Arts Project, 14920 Hyattstown Mill Road, Hyattstown, MD 20871
(301) 830-1142
e-mail: bd@hyattstownmill.org
web: www.hyattstownmill.org/index.htm

Janus Museum
13 The Circle, Washington Grove, MD 20880

John Poole House & General Store Museum (18th-century log building)
19923 Fisher Ave., Poolesville, MD 20837
(301) 407-0777
e-mail: info@historicmedley.org
web: www.historicmedley.org/visit/john-poole-house/


[photo, Josiah Henson Site, 11420 Old Georgetown Road, North Bethesda, Maryland]

Josiah Henson Site
11420 Old Georgetown Road, North Bethesda, MD 20852
(301) 650-4373, (301) 495-2595
e-mail: historytours@montgomeryparks.org
web: www.montgomeryparks.org/parks-and-trails/josiah-henson-park/
(closed until further notice due to construction of new Josiah Henson Museum & Education Center)

Josiah Henson Site, 11420 Old Georgetown Road, North Bethesda, Maryland, May 2010. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


King Barn Dairy Mooseum
P. O. Box 76
South Germantown Recreational Park, 18028 Central Park Circle, Boyds, MD 20841 - 0076
(301) 528-6530, (301) 254-6575
e-mail: dairymooseum@aol.com
web: www.mooseum.org/

Kingsley Schoolhouse
Little Bennett Regional Park, 24472 Clarksburg Road, Clarksburg, MD 20871
(301) 650-4373
web: www.montgomeryparks.org/parks-and-trails/little-bennett-regional-park/historic-sites/kingsley-schoolhouse/


[photo, Log wall structure, Josiah Henson Site, 11420 Old Georgetown Road, North Bethesda, Maryland] Latvian Museum
Latvian Lutheran Church, 400 Hurley Ave., Rockville, MD 20850 - 3121
(301) 340-1914
e-mail: alainfo@alausa.org
web: https://alausa.org/en/our-work/history-preservation/latvian-museums-in-the-u-s/
(open by appointment)


Log wall structure, Josiah Henson Site, 11420 Old Georgetown Road, North Bethesda, Maryland, May 2010. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


Maryland-National Capital Park & Planning Commission (Montgomery County)
(four nature centers provide cultural & natural history programs & exhibits)
Montgomery Count Department of Parks, 9500 Brunett Ave., Silver Spring, MD 20901
(301) 495-2595; fax: (301) 495-9340
e-mail: info@montgomeryparks.org
web: www.mncppc.org/

National Capital Trolley Museum
1313 Bonifant Road, Colesville, MD 20905 - 5955
(301) 384-6088
e-mail: info@dctrolley.org
web: www.dctrolley.org/

National Institutes of Health (NIH) Visitor Center & Nobel Laureate Exhibit Hall
9000 Rockville Pike, Building 45 Lobby, Room 1AS-13, Bethesda, MD 20814
(301) 496-1776
web: www.nih.gov/about-nih/visitor-information/nih-visitor-center-nobel-laureate-exhibit-hall

National Museum of Health & Medicine
2500 Linden Lane, Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 319-3300, (301) 319-3312 (tours)
e-mail: USArmy.Detrick.MEDCOM-USAMRMC.List.Medical-Museum@mail.mil
web: www.medicalmuseum.mil/

National Park Seminary Historic District
Forest Glen Seminary, 9615 Dewitt Drive #68, Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 589-1715
e-mail: info@saveourseminary.org
web: www.saveourseminary.org/

Oakley Cabin African American Museum & Park
3610 Brookeville Road, Olney, MD 20832
(301) 650-4373
web: www.montgomeryparks.org/parks-and-trails/oakley-cabin-african-american-museum-park/

Old Town Hall Bank Museum & Exhibit Hall
19933 Fisher Ave., Poolesville, MD 20837
(301) 407-0777
e-mail: info@historicmedley.org
web: www.historicmedley.org/visit/town-hall/

Peerless Rockville Historic Preservation
Historic Red Brick Courthouse, Room 110
29 Courthouse Square, Rockville, MD 20850
(301) 762-0096
e-mail: info@peerlessrockville.org
web: www.peerlessrockville.org/

Sandy Spring Museum
17901 Bentley Road, Sandy Spring, MD 20860 - 1001
(301) 774-0022
e-mail: info@sandyspringmuseum.com
web: www.sandyspringmuseum.org/

Sandy Spring Slave Museum & African Art Gallery
18524 Brooke Rd, Sandy Spring, MD 20860
(301) 774-4066
e-mail: info@sandyspringslavemuseum.org
web: www.sandyspringslavemuseum.org/

Seneca Schoolhouse Museum
16800 River Road, Poolesville, MD 20837
(301) 407-0777
e-mail: info@historicmedley.org
web: www.historicmedley.org/visit/seneca-schoolhouse/

Stonestreet Museum of 19th-Century Medicine (on grounds of Beall-Dawson House)
103 West Montgomery Ave., Rockville, MD 20850 - 4212
(301) 762-1492, (301) 340-2825
e-mail: info@montgomeryhistory.org
web: http://montgomeryhistory.org/stonestreet-museum-of-19th-century-medicine/
(open by appointment)

Warren Historic Site (African American church, school, & hall)
22625 Whites Ferry Road, Dickerson, MD 20842
(301) 972-7263, (301) 460-1218
e-mail: warrenhistoricsite@yahoo.com
web: https://warrenhistoricsite.weebly.com/
(open to public for special events)

Weiner Judaic Museum
Bender Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington
Charles E. Smith Community Service Campus, 6125 Montrose Road, Rockville, MD 20852
(301) 881-0100

Woodend Nature Sanctuary
Audubon Naturalist Society Headquarters, 8940 Jones Mill Road, Chevy Chase, MD 20815
(301) 652-9188
e-mail: contact@anshome.org
web: https://anshome.org/

Woodlawn Manor Cultural Park (Woodlawn Manor House, Woodlawn Museum, & Underground Railroad Experience Trail Hikes)
16501 Norwood Road, Sandy Spring, MD 20860
(301) 929-5989
e-mail: mcp-woodlawnprograms@montgomeryparks.org
web: www.montgomeryparks.org/parks-and-trails/woodlawn-manor-cultural-park/

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