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Experience Maryland’s rich history, art, and culture through an engaging museum, robust research library, and events scheduled throughout the year.everything you need to know
Connect with the American story at the Maryland Center for History and Culture. We invite you to ask questions, make discoveries, learn something new, and be inspired by the past as we look to the future.
We are a statewide resource headquartered in the heart of Baltimore’s Mount Vernon neighborhood cultural district. Our museum features more than 1,000 objects on display in 15 permanent and rotating exhibition galleries. Our library houses 7 million books, documents, manuscripts, and photographs available for research and scholarship.
Altogether, the Maryland Center for History and Culture houses one of the country’s largest collections of state heritage maintained by a private, nonprofit institution. Come see it for yourself.
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Hours & Admission
Museum Hours The Museum and Library are closed to the public on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve, and…
Directions & Parking
Parking at the Maryland Center for History and Culture is free on a first come, first served basis.
Read some of our most frequently asked questions. If you have questions that are not answered here, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions…
Learn how to easily access our parking, building entrances, and programs and tours.
Interested in a group tour at the Maryland Center for History and Culture? Guided tours are offered to groups of…
Nearby the MCHC
The Maryland Center for History and Culture is proud to be a part of Baltimore’s Mount Vernon cultural district. The…
Centre Street Mural Project
In August 2021, the Maryland Center for History and Culture posted a public Request for Proposals to engage a local…
Did you know?
Maryland history is full of exciting details and little known coincidences. New things are ready to be discovered every day!
100+ Years of the Maryland Historical Magazine
Read past issues digitized through a partnership with the Maryland State Archives. Enjoy print copies mailed to you with membership.