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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.

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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.

Hours & Admission Tickets

Museum Hours 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Wednesday – Saturday Read about our safety procedures. Library Hours The H. Furlong […]

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Directions & Parking

Parking at the Maryland Center for History and Culture is free on a first come, first served basis.

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FAQs

Read some of our most frequently asked questions. If you have questions that are not answered here, email info@mdhistory.org. Questions […]

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Accessibility

Learn how to easily access our parking, building entrances, and programs and tours.

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Group Tours

Interested in a group tour at the Maryland Center for History and Culture? Guided tours are available by appointment, Wednesday […]

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Nearby the MCHC

The Maryland Center for History and Culture is proud to be a part of Baltimore’s Mount Vernon cultural district. The […]

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Did you know?

Maryland history is full of exciting details and little known coincidences. New things are ready to be discovered every day!

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Baltimore-born Eubie Blake was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Ronald Reagan in 1981.
Photograph of Eubie Blake.

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.

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Shaping the Future of History

With funding and support from this campaign, we are seeking to shape the future of how history is presented, connect with new audiences, and expand our national presence.

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