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Historical Society of Frederick County
Ranked #24 of 68 things to do in Frederick
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Owner description: Trained docents lead visitors on a journey through Frederick County's past. With historical artifacts, works of art, photographs and other materials from the past, visitors experience the county's rich history and meet interesting characters from the past
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

The gentleman at the Visitors center recommended this museum and as it was just up the street from the Civil War Medicine Museum, I decided to give it a try. It is located in a historic home and has exhibits that highlight the house and the history of the county through the ages. The ladies who greeted me were super friendly and willing to answer my strange questions. Definitely worth a stop. Also had this awesome quilt off the entry way.

Thank jehenson81
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

We went for a walking tour of Frederick, but had time to tour the Museum. Nice walking tour of some hilights of the city. Well done.

Thank wandabhall
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

As a life long resident of the county, embarrassed to say I haven't stopped in before. The historical offering and artifacts are diverse and most interesting. In spite of being familiar with county history, I learned much more. It takes a good hour to thoroughly tour. Would highly recommend.

Thank speedofish
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Reviewed 21 August 2016

Some interesting artifacts and quite a few good interpretive panels The house itself is interesting for its having been used as a home for orphaned girls for many years.

Thank jeft
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Reviewed 27 May 2016

We took the 90 minute Historic Frederick Tour which was an excellent way to immerse ourselves in the history and culture of Frederick as well as learn our way around. Our tour guide, Sandy, was wonderful. She was pleasant, friendly, and tailored the tour to our interests. She shared a wealth of knowledge about Frederick. It was well worth the very reasonable cost of $7.00 per person.

Thank Colleen F
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