6021 Francis Scott Key Drive
Frederick, MD 21704
Phone: (301) 698-0555
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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.
Serving the community since 1986, the Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center is a non-profit 30,000 square foot flagship of the arts organization housed in the historic Mountain City Mill on the banks of Carroll Creek. Classes are offered in an ever-growing list of media and subjects for all ages and levels of experience. The small class sizes are led by experienced instructors, who are also working artists. The award-winning facility features classroom/studio spaces for drawing, painting, crafts, photography, printmaking, wood, and ceramics as well as a reference library. The first floor of the Mill building features a gallery, with monthly changing exhibitions by local, regional and national artists. A variety of lectures, art trips, films, and more are offered.
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.
This museum presents the daily life of Thomas Johnson, Maryland's first governor and the individuals who lived on this property known as Rose Hill (1746-1950). It is a child-friendly, hands-on environment. Guided tours are offered daily.
Presents items from the Civil War.
Museum featuring the life of John Brown represented in life-size figures. Open seven days a week from mid-March to mid-December.
Here you will learn about the region's beginnings and history, and how their rural and agricultural heritage continues to play a role in Washington County today. The museum is open year-round on Saturdays and Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m. They are also available by appointment.
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.
Museum recaptures the feeling of a small town hotel prior to the Civil War. Period furnishings grace two rooms on the main floor. The second floor features a traveler's room and a Victorian sitting room. The museum houses many Civil War and Shepherdstown antiques.
Tours of George C. Marshall's Leesburg home, Dodona Manor, are available at this center that also helps underwrite documentaries, provides speakers, hosts related events, and works with local schools.