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Directions & Accessibility


Our address: 610 Park Avenue, Baltimore, MD, 21201

Parking at the Maryland Center for History and Culture is free on a first come, first served basis. The parking lot entrance is located off Monument Street, between North Howard Street and Park Avenue. Street parking is also available in the surrounding neighborhood and additional parking is available at the Franklin Garage just a few minutes walk from our main entrance.


Driving Directions

From I-95: Take Exit 53 (I-395) to Martin Luther King Boulevard. Right on Druid Hill Avenue (W. Centre Street). Left on Park Avenue. Left on Monument Street. The parking lot entrance will be on your left.

From 83 South: Take the Maryland Avenue exit and turn left onto Maryland Avenue. Maryland Avenue merges with Cathedral Street. Follow Cathedral Street and turn right on Monument Street. Cross Park Avenue and the parking lot entrance will be on your left.

From Downtown Baltimore/Inner Harbor: Go north on Charles Street, staying in the left lane. Turn left on Franklin Street. Turn right on Park Avenue. Turn left on Monument Street. The parking lot entrance will be on your left.

From Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, or BWI via train: The Maryland Center for History and Culture is half a block from the Light Rail’s Centre Street stop, which connects with MARC trains to Camden Station and Penn Station, as well as Amtrak trains to Penn Station.

public transportation

We are conveniently located adjacent to the Light Rail Centre Street stop, and along the free Charm City Circulator Purple Route.

Walking Directions

We are close to many other museums and attractions in the Mount Vernon neighborhood. If you are walking, please use the main visitor entrance located at 610 Park Avenue between West Monument Street and Centre Street, which is half a block from the Mount Vernon Marketplace and two blocks from the Washington Monument.


Building Entrances

Our two main entrances are wheelchair accessible. One entrance is located in the Meyerhoff Courtyard off of Park Avenue and the other entrance is accessible from the parking lot off of. Monument Street. Elevators are available to access each floor of the building that is open to the public. A limited number of wheelchairs is available, free of charge, at the Visitor Services Desk.


Free parking is available onsite on a first come, first served basis, with several spaces designated for accessible parking immediately outside the parking lot entrance at 201 W. Monument Street. Ample parking is typically available unless we are hosting a large program.

Service Animals

All service dogs that meet American Disabilities Act guidelines are welcome. Please check in at the Visitor Services Desk upon arrival.

Programs and Tours

If you are bringing a group and need special accessibility accommodations, contact Museum Learning Manager Deborah Wood at We are happy to accommodate your group as best we can.