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/

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

Boyds Negro Schoolhouse (1896-1936)
19510 White Ground Road, Boyds, MD 20841
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)

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
e-mail: askhornbake@umd.edu
web: www.lib.umd.edu/special/collections/afl-cio

Glen Echo Park (early amusement park exhibits)
7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo, MD 20812 - 1201
(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
e-mail: glenview@rockvillemd.gov
web: www.rockvillemd.gov/index.aspx?nid=389

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

Historic Medley District Museums
P. O. Box 232
Poolesville, MD 20837 - 0232
(301) 407-0777
e-mail: info@historicmedley.org

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


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

Josiah Henson Museum & Park
11410 Old Georgetown Road, North Bethesda, MD 20852
(301) 765-8790
e-mail: hensonprograms@montgomeryparks.org
web: www.montgomeryparks.org/parks-and-trails/josiah-henson-park/

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/


[photo, Log wall structure, Josiah Henson Site, 11420 Old Georgetown Road, North Bethesda, Maryland] 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/

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/
(closed for renovation)


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 County Department of Parks, 2425 Reedie Drive, 2nd floor, Wheaton, MD 20902
(301) 495-2595
e-mail: info@montgomeryparks.org
web: www.mncppc.org/

Montgomery County Historical Society Museums
111 West Montgomery Ave., Rockville, MD 20850
(301) 340-2825
e-mail: info@montgomeryhistory.org
web: https://montgomeryhistory.org/museums/

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

National Institutes of Health (NIH) Museums

National Museum of Health & Medicine
2500 Linden Lane, Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 319-3300
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/

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 Road, Sandy Spring, MD 20860
(301) 774-4066
e-mail: info@sandyspringslavemuseum.org
web: www.sandyspringslavemuseum.org/

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)

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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