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Maryland Historical Society

201 W Monument St, Centre & Monument Streets, Baltimore, MD 21201-4674
+1 410-685-3750
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Maryland Treasures!

We attended the 2017 Annual Meeting and were invited to take a trip down memory lane. When you... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Maggi713
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Baltimore, Maryland
Everything maryland

What a hidden gem, they house the largest and most comprehensive collection from the 17th century... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2017
Paul W
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Housing a priceless collection of more than 200,000 objects, this museum displays a significant number of Maryland cultural artifacts plus items such as dolls and toys that provide a glimpse of everyday life in Maryland.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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201 W Monument St, Centre & Monument Streets, Baltimore, MD 21201-4674
Mount Vernon
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We attended the 2017 Annual Meeting and were invited to take a trip down memory lane. When you want to explore the people, places and events that make Maryland great, you start at the Maryland Historical Society. They presented a short film with footage from...More

Thank Maggi713
Reviewed 13 May 2017

What a hidden gem, they house the largest and most comprehensive collection from the 17th century to present of maryland antiquities. You can see the original Star Spangled Banner, some of the finest federal american furniture, sterling silver from the oldest and finest maryland families,...More

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Reviewed 2 February 2017

Highlight is an original star spangled banner transcript in the hand writing of Francis Scott Key. A reproduction is on display at al times but at the top of the hour for 10 minutes the original is displayed. Museum has 3 floors, various sections focus...More

Thank Christopher F
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Well done exhibits in modernized facility with adequate parking in center city Baltimore well worth spending several hours touring the site.

Thank cathygerman
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Awesome museum. Awesome library. Friendly folks. Shame that they knocked down nearly a block-and-a-half of historic buildings and homes a few decades ago, to create what is now a mostly vacant parking lot.

Thank KarolaRS
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Have taken my children on several occasions. They enjoy the history about the toys children played with and had the opportunity to dress up on colonial clothing at the Historical Society.

Thank Angela R
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

My best friend and I visited, based on the variety of history mixed with art. We are from Pennsylvania, so we did not feel a pride or connection to all of the information about Maryland history. The museum was well put together, beautiful, and well-designed....More

Thank hbuzz675
Reviewed 21 June 2016

It's a good museum and a decent one with artifacts and history surrounding the Baltimore area but there are better options I would choose. If your time is limited, I'd go to other museums located nearby (Inner Harbor Area) . It is a nice museum...More

Thank 8ric
Reviewed 22 May 2016

I enjoyed this museum very much. Artifacts from the Civil War, war of 1812 and tons of furniture are just some of what they offer. very interesting place filled with history.

Thank Stephanie P
Reviewed 26 April 2016

I was staying in the Mt Vernon area, and had some day light hours to myself. I strolled around the area, and bumped into this place. Its very well run. If you get the tourist pamphlet, you get $2 off your admission. All the exhibits...More

Thank KnitsbyConnie
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