We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Montgomery County Historical Society

111 W Montgomery Ave, Rockville, MD 20850-4212
+1 301-340-2825
Review Highlights
Interesting Small Museum With Local History

Visited the Beall-Dawson House to see an exhibit of 1920's "flapper era" clothes ("Cocktails... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2016
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Be a part of MoCo's future by being part of its history

If you live in Montgomery County or if your ancestors are from MoCo you need to know about the... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2015
Read all 7 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good42%
  • Average28%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“worth a stop” (2 reviews)
“dawson house” (2 reviews)
“civil war” (2 reviews)
111 W Montgomery Ave, Rockville, MD 20850-4212
+1 301-340-2825
Write a Review
Reviews (7)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Visited the Beall-Dawson House to see an exhibit of 1920's "flapper era" clothes ("Cocktails, Lipstick & Jazz") and other items. It was a small collection, but well curated and it was fun to see real clothes that people actually wore during the era portrayed in...More

Thank FrequentSleeper11
Reviewed 1 July 2015

If you live in Montgomery County or if your ancestors are from MoCo you need to know about the MCHS. Consider joining, or visit the Beall-Dawson house for free a few times a year (Happy Birthday MoCo, Heritage Day). Rotating exhibits are well researched and...More

Thank Loribbb
Reviewed 27 October 2014

Lovely neighborhood with old and well preserved houses. There are several walking tours with some interesting historic info. Namely the one about African American heritage.

Thank HelenaGuerra
Reviewed 8 March 2014

great stop to learn about this suburb adjacent to washington d.c. rockville is the county seat and there are many volunteer historians who have done a great job preserving and presenting the history of the county. the county settlement history goes back to colonial times,...More

1  Thank jbsixtyfive
Reviewed 24 January 2014

Neat place to visit for short trip and visit to Rockville Town Square within walking distance. Stonestreet Museum is great for field trip. Kids loved it.

Thank ben h
Reviewed 4 September 2012

Nice tour and interestings stories abount Montgomery County....there's an old cemetery across the street, too, tiny. Parking can be tricky.

1  Thank nursely
Reviewed 2 March 2017
Google Translation


Thank der_blaue_reiter
Nearby Restaurants
121 reviews
.27 km away
First Watch
85 reviews
.32 km away
La Tasca
124 reviews
.40 km away
Bombay Bistro
74 reviews
.10 km away
Nearby Attractions
Rockville Town Square
269 reviews
.44 km away
Earth Treks Climbing Center
28 reviews
1.22 km away
Rockville B&O Railroad Station
6 reviews
.97 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Montgomery County Historical Society staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines