Street Address
4674 Griffin Ave
Odenton, MD 20755
Mailing Address
Box 864 (Lynn)
Fort Meade, MD 20755
Hours
Wednesday-Saturday: 11 am - 4 pm; Sunday: 1 - 4 pm; Group and school tours available.
Admissions
Free
Staff

Description

The Fort George G. Meade Museum was established to collect, preserve, study and exhibit historical artifacts pertaining to the history of Fort George G. Meade. The Museum is dedicated "in proud memory of those members of the United States Army who died in the defense of Freedom".

Inside the museum, visitors will discover a wealth of historic artifacts, photographs, documents, and paintings. Outside, on the beautifully landscaped Museum grounds, visitors can see historic military equipment including tanks, armored personnel carriers, a Nike "Ajax" missile, and a helicopter.

The Fort George G. Meade Museum has a fascinating variety of exhibits for your enjoyment and education. Inside the Museum or out, visitors can view original artwork, authentic uniforms, real battle tanks, photographs, war memorabilia, and period displays. Archive items are not on display in the Museum but are available online for viewing and downloading.

Artifacts Collections

  • personal and transportation artifacts
  • tools and equipment
  • 20th-century military items
  • local history books
  • photographs
  • artwork
  • costumes
  • textiles
  • films