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Museums & Galleries

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Places to see and Things to do


 

THE ARTS


Baltimore Opera Company

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

Peabody Conservatory of Music

 

MUSEUMS & GALLERIES

American Indian Museum

Archaeological Museum

Asian Arts Center

The Babe Ruth Museum

Baltimore Children's Museum

Baltimore Civil War Museum

Baltimore Maritime Museum

Baltimore Museum of Art

Baltimore Museum of Industry

Baltimore Streetcar Museum

B&O Railroad Museum

Edgar Allan Poe House & Museum

Evergreen House

Fire Museum of Maryland

Great Blacks in Wax Museum

Homewood House Museum

The Lacrosse Museum and National Hall of Fame

Maryland Historical Society Museum & Library of Maryland History

National Aquarium in Baltimore

National Museum of Ceramic Art & Glass

National Museum of Dentistry

Star-Spangled Banner Flag House and 1812 Museum

The Walters Art Gallery

Washington Monument & Museum

PLACES TO SEE & THINGS TO DO

Baltimore Zoo

Basilica of the Assumption

Edgar Allan Poe's Grave

Fort McHenry National Monument

Holocaust Memorial

The Inner Harbor

Johns Hopkins University-Homewood Campus

Little Italy

Maryland Science Center

Oriole Park - Camden Yards

Pimlico Racecourse

U.S. Frigate Constellation

Westminster Hall and Burying Ground

World Trade Center - Top of the World



Baltimore Opera Company

Over 50 seasons!
110 W. Mount Royal Ave., suite 306
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Box office: 410-727-6000
Admin: 410-625-1600

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Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall
1212 Cathedral St.
Baltimore, Maryland
Phone: 410-783-8000

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U.S.S. Constellation
The last surviving ship of the Civil War.
This ship was launched in 1854 from the Gosport Navy Yard in Norfolk, Virginia. She has 20,000 square feet of sails and is the last all-sail warship built by the U.S. Navy. She captured slave ships during the Civil War. She provided famine relief to Ireland and served as a training ship in the late 1800's. She gave service during World War II as a relief flagship of the Atlantic Fleet and flagship of Battleship Group 5.

In 1955, she came to Baltimore and by 1968 was placed in her permanent berth in the Inner Harbor. To help with her restoration send tax deductible donations to:
U.S.S. Constellation
Pier 1
301 East Pratt Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21202-3134
Call: 410-539-1797
Fax: 410-539-6238

Another site about the Constellation
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The Babe Ruth Museum
Here is the "Babe's" birthplace. See exhibits on Babe Ruth - George Herman Ruth. Also learn about the Baltimore Orioles and the Maryland Baseball history. Please call for more information

216 Emory St.
Baltimore, Maryland 21230
Phone: 410-727-1539
FAX: 410-727-1652

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Westminster Hall & Burying Ground
"Where Baltimore's History Rests in Peace"
Fayette & Greene Streets
Baltimore, Maryland
Phone: 410-706-2072

Tours are available with reservations.

This is where Edgar Allan Poe was buried following his early death at age 40. Others of his family are also buried here.

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The Inner Harbor

This area was once a run-down warehouse district. Now it is a vital and interesting marketplace. New technology, stores, office and entertainment centers have been opened in refurbished historic buildings. Among the places to go in the Inner Harbor are the National Aquarium, The Power Plant, The World Trade Center, Harborplace and the Gallery. All kinds of museums and other facilities abound in the Inner Harbor area

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Baltimore Civil War Museum

The Baltimore Historical Society
Inner Harbor East
President Street Station
601 South President Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21202
Phone: 443-220-0290

The setting for this museum is the former President Street Station of the underground railroad. The station, opened in 1850, was an important part in the Pratt Street riot which claimed the first death of the Civil War.

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Baltimore Museum of Art

10 Art Museum Drive
(N. Charles St. at 31st St.)
Baltimore, Maryland 21218
Phone: 443 573-1700

This is Maryland's largest art museum. It has a permanent collection of over 100,000 objects of art. Among the artists featured are: Picasso, Gauguin, van Gogh, Renoir and others. Specific areas of the museum are focused on specialty exhibits, such as: the American wing, Oceania, Africa, sculpture gardens and others. Many special exhibitions visit the museum every year.

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Baltimore Museum of Industry
"The Museum That Works"

1415 Key Hwy.
Baltimore, Maryland 21230
Phone: 410-727-4808

See exhibits displaying the industrial and labor history of the Baltimore area. Varied items may be seen including the 1906 steam tugboat, SS Baltimore. Chosen as Baltimore's best hands-on museum for Kids!

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Baltimore Maritime Museum

Inner Harbor
802 South Caroline Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21231
Phone: 410-396-3453

You can board the last surviving warship from the attack on Pearl Harbor, the U.S. Submarine, Torsk, when you visit this Maritime Museum. Another highlight is the lightship Chesapeake and a lighthouse that served for 133 years!

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American Indian Museum

113 S. Broadway
Baltimore, Maryland
Phone: 410-732-4220

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American Visionary Art Museum

800 Key Highway
Baltimore, Maryland 21230-3940
Phone: 410-244-1900

Voted by congress as America's official "national museum, repository, and education center for the best in original, self-taught artistry." Visit this museum for a new, refreshing and unique view of art.

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Baltimore Children's Museum

34 Market Place
Baltimore, Maryland
Phone: 410-727-8120

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B&O Railroad Museum
"The Birthplace of American Railroading"

901 W. Pratt Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21223-2699
Phone: 410-752-2490

The oldest railroad station in the Western Hemisphere is the Mount Clare Station. Walk through and see railroading artifacts and exhibits that will keep your interest for hours. The Mt Clare Crossing Gift Shop has a variety of items available for purchase.

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Baltimore Streetcar Museum

1901 Falls Road
Baltimore, Maryland
Phone: 410-547-0264

See the history of Baltimore streetcars. Admission includes unlimited rides on the streetcars.

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Fire Museum of Maryland

1301 York Road
Lutherville, Maryland
Phone: 410-321-7500

See antique firefighting equipment from as far back as 1906, as well as varied pieces of fire memorabilia. Not far from Baltimore.

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The Lacrosse Museum and National Hall of Fame

113 W. University Parkway
Baltimore, Maryland
Phone: 410-235-6882

This museum has both permanent and changing exhibits all about the history of lacrosse. Please call for hours of operation.

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Star-Spangled Banner Flag House and 1812 Museum

844 East Pratt Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21202
Phone: 410-837-1793
FAX: 410-837-1812

A National Historic Landmark! The home of Mary Pickersgill who stitched by hand the flag that flew over Fort McHenry and was the inspiration for Francis Scott Key to write the Star Spangled Banner national anthem. The museum also offers a video about the flag. Visit the gardens, which includes a unique stone map of the United States with each state created from stone native to that state.

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Maryland Historical Society Museum
and Library of Maryland History

201 W. Monument St.
Baltimore, Maryland
Phone: 410-685-3750

See one of the world's largest 19th century American silver collections, the Radcliffe Maritime Museum and more!

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The Walters Art Gallery

600 N. Charles St.
Baltimore, Maryland
Phone: 410-547-9000

Thousands of works are available for viewing at this Gallery, including a huge collection from the Orient. Special exhibitions are at the gallery at various times during the year.

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National Aquarium at Baltimore

"Where there's always something new"

Pier 3/501 East Pratt Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21202
Phone: 410-576-3800

Located in the famous Inner Harbor, the national aquarium has much to see - a tropical rain forest, the Marine Mammal Pavilion, a coral reef and the ocean depths. There is not only much to see and do, but all kinds of new things to learn no matter which way you turn!

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Asian Arts Center

Fine Arts Building
Towson State University
Baltimore, Maryland
Phone: 410-830-2807

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Archaeological Museum

Johns Hopkins University
3400 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, Maryland
Phone: 410-338-7561

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The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore
Wild Life & Wild Places

Druid Hill Park
Baltimore, Maryland
Phone: 410-366-5466

180 acres of excitement

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Basilica of the Assumption

408 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, Maryland
Phone: 410-727-3564

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Edgar Allan Poe House & Museum

203 N. Amity Street
Baltimore, Maryland
Phone: 410-396-7932

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Great Blacks in Wax Museum

1601 E. North Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland
Phone: 410-563-3404

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Oriole Park - Camden Yards

Home of the Orioles Baseball Club! You can take a tour of the dugout, club suites, press box and scoreboard control room. Tickets may be purchased in advance or on the day of your tour.

For information, please call 410-547-6234

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Holocaust Memorial

Baltimore, MD
Phone: 410-752-2630

An open air memorial, this site is a tribute to the Jews who were murdered in Europe between 1933 and 1945.

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The World Trade Center - Top of the World

401 East Pratt Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21202
Phone: 410-837-VIEW

This observation area is located on the 27th floor of the World Trade Center. You'll have a panoramic view of the city from this location. Guides will tell you all about what you can see as you experience Baltimore from the Top of the World.

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Homewood House Museum

The Johns Hopkins University
3400 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21218
Phone: 410-516-5589

Homewood House Museum on the campus of The Johns Hopkins University is one of the finest surviving examples of Federal Period architecture. Designed as a country house or villa, Homewood reflects the lifestyle of a cosmopolitan young couple of early nineteenth-century Baltimore.

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National Museum of Ceramic Art & Glass

2406 Shelleydale Drive
Baltimore, Maryland
Phone: 410-764-1042

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National Museum of Dentistry

31 South Greene Street
Baltimore, Maryland
Phone: 410-706-0600

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Washington Monument & Museum

699 North Charles Street
Baltimore, Maryland
Phone: 410-396-0929

This monument is a 178 foot high column and was built in 1829.  It was designed by Robert Mills who also built the later Washington Monument in Washington, D.C.

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Little Italy

At the entrance to this Baltimore neighborhood area, you will see the famous mural which welcomes you to this Little Italy. The area was settled by Genoese immigrants starting in the mid-1800's. Homes and businesses are intertwined here with great places to eat everywhere you turn.

The main streets of Little Italy are Fawn, High and Albemarle. Border streets are Eastern Avenue and Fleet Street

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Maryland Science Center

601 Light St. at Key Hwy.
Inner Harbor
Baltimore, Maryland
Phone: 410-685-5225

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Peabody Conservatory of Music

One E. Mt Vernon Place
Baltimore, Maryland
Phone: 410-659-8124

This school is one of the oldest music schools in the USA. The architecture is neo-Renaissance. The library contains many memorable collections, especially of rare editions. Concert schedules are available

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Johns Hopkins University Homewood Campus

3400 N. Charles St
Baltimore, Maryland
Phone: 410-516-8000

On 128 acres, this university, founded in 1876, educates 3,600 students and provides the community with lectures, concerts and performances throughout the year. It is also the site of the Homewood House Museum. This home, built in 1901, was the home of Charles Carroll, Jr.

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Evergreen House

The Johns Hopkins University
4545 N. Charles St
Baltimore, Maryland 21210
Phone: 410-516-0341

The former residence of Ambassador John Work Garrett and his wife, Alice Warder Garrett, Evergreen is a 48-room historic house museum located on 26 acres on North Charles Street in Baltimore.

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Pimlico Racecourse

Hayward and Winner Aves
Baltimore, Maryland
Phone: 410-542-9400

Home of the Preakness Stakes (a leg of the famous Triple Crown in Horse-racing), held the third Saturday in May each year.

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Fort McHenry National Monument

End of East Fort Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland
Phone: 410-625-2202

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