76 Old Mill Bottom Rd.
Annapolis, MD 21409
Phone: (410) 757-8500
Fax: (410) 757-4409
Arts & Museums
The Hammond - Harwood House reflects Colonial style architecture. Designed by William Buckland, this exquisite home is a center-piece of elegance. The brick house features wide collections of royal furnishings along with colonial artworks and paintings. Standing out for its premium architecture, the historic home is not to be missed. For any further details, do visit the website or call ahead.
Home of Samual Chase, the Chase-Lloyd House is well known as an architectural marvel. The place dates back to 1769 and is still used as a residence for retired women. Most parts of the house, including the gardens are open to public for limited hours, so ensure that you call ahead before you plan.
Housed within the Old Mount Moriah Mount Moriah African Methodist Episcopal Church, the Banneker-Douglass Museum is a treasure cove of exhibits that displays the rich Afro-American culture of the region. Call ahead for details or check out their website.
Breathe in the salty air of the Chesapeake Bay as you visit The Annapolis Maritime Museum. Committed to preserving and disseminating knowledge of the maritime history of Annapolis, this museum conducts exhibits in the Barge House and the McNasby's Oyster Packing Company building. The museum also conducts tours to the historic Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse, which is the last of the screw pile lighthouses to be found in the Unites States. Besides education, the museum is a site for great entertainment in the form of the annual summer concert series. The Barge House is also regularly used for lectures, concerts and other educational activities.
Londontowne is located at Maryland, United States. It is unincorporated area and former census-designated place having a population of 7,595 at the 2000 census. The area was delineated as the Edgewater CDP after the 2010 census.
This museum is steeped in history and it is ready to tell tales whenever you want to listen. It was built by Samuel Ogle in the early 18th century. Later, it underwent expansion and was inherited by the Woodward family. The Woodwards further converted it into a major racing and breeding ground. Presently, it enjoys its status as a museum and boasts of an interesting collection of racing memorabilia, carriages and so on. Call for more information.
See a wireless telegraph, a telegram sent from the Titanic, a crystal radio built in the 1920s, the cathedral-shaped radios of the 1930s, post-WWII plastic portable radios, and, of course, television. You're sure to find something that will make you say, "We used to have one of those." Of particular interest to Washingtonians of the 1960s and 1970s are props and sound effects used by Willard Scott and Ed Walker, the "Joy Boys of Radio." Only the first floor is handicap accessible.
If you're interested in electronics, you should surely make a trip to this museum at Linthicum. Check out the development of electronics in the field of defense. Apart from the learning about the gradual evolution of technology in this area, you'll also get to discover its resultant effect on commercial products. You'll also find out the major role that technology played out in the whole process. You can plan your visit on any day of the week, except Sunday. What's more, this tour of discovery is for free as there are no admission costs.
Bowie City, a small railroad stop of yesteryear, was originally christened Huntington City. The station, which was the focus of the town, was named after Governor Oden Bowie. Presently a museum, this venue houses an interesting collection of edifices. You will find restored railroad buildings like the waiting shed for passengers, the interlocking tower, the freight building, and the Norfolk and Western caboose from the '20s. Get a glimpse of railroad history in a unique setting.
The William P. Didusch Center is dedicated to chronicling the history of urology. Make an appointment for a free visit to the museum to view a fascinating exhibition of artifacts and memorabilia related to this medical science. The collection includes original sketches and documents, as well as medical instruments and devices like cystoscopes that were state-of-the-art in bygone years. This is a great place to experience the history and treatment of urological disorders.
This museum opened to the public in December 1993. Since then, thousands of visitors have flocked here to get a glimpse of the government's ability to protect the nation's secrets and uncover those of our enemies. At the National Cryptologic Museum, visitors learn about crucial moments in this history of American cryptology and national defense, including a rare look at the secret world of Native American 'code talkers' and the equipment that protected U.S. communications during World War II. Admission is free.
Project Liberty Ship is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the World War II S.S. John W. Brown Liberty ship. As a historic museum, the ship is open for tours, exhibitions and social functions. The John W. Brown is one of only two operating Liberty ships from a fleet of 2710. Arrangements must be made by phone first.