Hours & Admission Tickets
10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Wednesday—Saturday (new limited hours due to COVID-19)
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***PLEASE NOTE: The H. Furlong Baldwin Library will reopen Wednesday, April 7th by appointment only. Learn more about our procedures and make an appointment via our Plan Your Visit page. ***
Main Reading Room Hours
Beginning April 7th: Wednesday – Saturday, 10 a.m. — 3 p.m. (by appointment only and new limited hours due to COVID-19)
The library closes for lunch on Saturdays, 12 — 1 p.m.
Mean Reading Room Collections include reference and history books, microfilm, and genealogical resources.
Special Collections Hours
Beginning April 7th: Wednesday — Friday and the second Saturday of each month, 10 a.m. — 3 p.m. (by appointment only and new limited hours due to COVID-19)
Special Collections include manuscripts, photographs, rare books and pamphlets, maps, and other archival materials.
The Maryland Center for History and Culture is closed on the following holidays: Easter Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve, and New Year’s Day.
Admission is free for members of the Maryland Center for History and Culture. Admission is free to everyone on the First Thursday and Second Saturday of the month.
$6 Students with ID
$6 Children 3-18
$6 Library admission only
Free for Children under 3
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