History and Social Studies

Featured History Museums/Exhibits

Baltimore Museum of Industry

Groups will literally step into the past as they take on traditional jobs in the model of 20th century Baltimore, get paid in tokens, and learn the value of a day’s work. 1415 Key Highway, Baltimore, MD 21230. Baltimore County. Tel: 410-727-4808. Fee.... More Info

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B&O Railroad Museum

901 West Pratt Street. Baltimore, MD. 410-752-2490. Comprised of the oldest and most comprehensive collection of railroad history in the Western Hemisphere. Fee.

Baltimore Streetcar Museum

1901 Falls Road. Baltimore, MD. 410-547-0264. Dedicated to preserving Baltimore's public transportation history, especially the streetcar era. Fee.

Banneker Historical Park and Museum

300 Oella Avenue. Baltimore, MD. 410-887-1081. Serves to document, preserve and present the legacy of Benjamin Banneker, as well as African American, Colonial, and natural history. Free.

Historic Ships in Baltimore

Pier One, 301 East Pratt St., Baltimore, MD 21202. 410-396-3453. Enjoy one of the most impressive collections of military vessels in the world and all right in Baltimore Harbor! Historic Ships in Baltimore offers a variety of educational programming, ranging from half-day excursions to overnight trips. Fee.

Maryland Historical Society Museum

201 West Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21201. 410-685-3750. With over 350,000 objects and seven million books and documents, this institution now serves upward of 100,000 people through its museum, library, press, and educational programs. Fee.

Star-Spangled Banner Flag House

844 East Pratt Street. Baltimore, MD. A museum inside the historic home and workplace of Mary Pickersgill, maker of the flag that inspired Francis Scott Key’s famous poem that later became our national anthem. Fee.

The Carroll Mansion & Phoenix Shot Tower

800 E. Lombard St. Baltimore, MD. 410-605-2964. Explore 200 years of history at the Carroll Mansion, winter home of Charles Carroll of Carrollton, last living and only Catholic signer of the Declaration of Independence. Fee.

The National Great Blacks in Wax Museum

1601-03 East North Avenue. Baltimore, MD. 410-563-3404 or 410-563-7809. A wax museum committed solely to the study and preservation of African American history. Fee.