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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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Mostly for schools

This is kind of the museums which try to connect both ends: systematic and simple presentations for... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
silencd
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Albania
A solid museum

My wife last visited the Maryland Historical Society as a Baltimore school girl. We were in town... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
Ken D
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Denton, Maryland
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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.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“civil war” (23 reviews)
“early history” (4 reviews)
“on display” (7 reviews)
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201 W Monument St, Centre & Monument Streets, Baltimore, MD 21201-4674
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"interesting exhibits"
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"library"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is kind of the museums which try to connect both ends: systematic and simple presentations for the school children, aтв attractive to adult visitors. I think that here the balance is swung to the children. But it si nice, welcoming. Not free

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

My wife last visited the Maryland Historical Society as a Baltimore school girl. We were in town for the symphony and decided to stop by. The museum parking is not terribly obvious, but we found a space on a rainy Saturday. Overall, the MHS musuem...More

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Reviewed 23 January 2018

I've lived in Baltimore for over 15 years, and always meant to go here, but somehow never got around to it until very recently. I was quite impressed! I thought it would just be a small collection of a few artifacts, maps, and the odd...More

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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

First time here and they offer a very informative historical tour of Maryland with items, painting displays highlighting the history of Maryland. From the story to it’s founding as a state, with it’s rich fishing and boating history on the Chesapeake to the state’s role...More

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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

I’ve been a member of the Maryland Historical Society for years, and visited recently after many years away. I was impressed with the recent improvements, and better marketing that led me there. The Society hosted a tour of the facility focused on a number of...More

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Reviewed 2 November 2017

Last Saturday, we toured the Maryland Historical Society, which is the state’s oldest cultural institution. This is truly a Maryland museum. The collection is extensive and includes over 2,200 paintings, 4,134 pieces of silver, 900 pieces of furniture, 10,750 textiles, 1,500 examples of porcelain and...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2017

We started on the bottom floor, which has a large Civil War section, complete with a collection of 3D Civil War pictures. It's better than some of the museums I have seen at Civil War battlefields. Another section of the bottom floor is about early...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2017

I often do genealogical research for clients and friends in the Baltimore area. Maryland's state government is a bit stingy with many records (birth/death). The MdHS fills in a lot of missing pieces with its historical records (church, cemetery, etc) and editions of books about...More

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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Attention all French teachers looking for a place to take kids on a field trip you found it! Frankly any history teachers or people who have moved to Baltimore and want to know more about the city in which they live. Well, hold on, anybody...More

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Reviewed 29 June 2017

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

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