6021 Francis Scott Key Drive
Frederick, MD 21704
Phone: (301) 698-0555
Fax: (301) 620-7453
Arts & Museums
The National Museum of Civil War Medicine is an intriguing museum that is involved in the research of medical and surgical practices during the American Civil War. The museum has many exhibits that have managed to recreate the medical issues during the war such as life in an army camp, evacuation of the wounded from the battlefront, a military hospital ward and more. There are also many surgical kits, tents, documents and other memorabilia of the war on display. The museum organizes educational programs, group tours, lectures and more for its support and dissemination.
The name 'Historical Society of Frederick County' says it all; it's a society which stresses on the historical background of Frederic County. An amazing collection of documents, artifacts and other similar items will tell you volumes about this county. Know more on the society and its facets by checking out their website.
The Schifferstadt Architectural Museum is one of the finest examples of path breaking architecture in the city. The place is worth visiting for its construction detailing as also for the artifacts stored inside. Tours are conducted by appointment. Check website to know more about the place.
Children's Museum At Rose Hill Manor Park consists of two museums; Carriage Museum and Farm Museum. The former have a good number of carriages used back in the day, while the latter possesses a collection of agricultural and carpentry equipments.
National Fallen Firefighters Memorial is quite special to real heroes of Maryland and other states of America as well. This memorial is dedicated to all the firefighters, who've risked their lives to safe others. A must see for all visitors to Emmitsburg.
Set in a neo-Georgian style, red bricked, limestone trimmed building, the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts was founded in 1929, though it opened its doors in 1931. Their permanent collection features Oriental and Decorative Art, sculptures, 19th and early 20th-century American artwork and Old Masters. It also holds temporary exhibits by new artists delving into folk and other similar art forms. They also have various classes for all ages with weaving and photography being popular choices. Their gift shop is a great place to buy unique jewelry, glassware, handcrafted items and books.
Life on a 19th-century farm is depicted at this bucolic 140-acre property just outside Westminster. The buildings include a restored farmhouse, where tours are given by costumed guides, a barn, general store, a veterinary surgeon's office, quilting room and other outbuildings. Carroll County Farm Museum displays antique tractors, farm machinery and other equipment. Artisans demonstrate 19th-century skills. A pond and farm animals add to the "farm" experience.