Archaeology, Culture, History, Historic House, Library, Natural History, Nature Centers, Park
Encompassing 142 acres, with various facilities and extensive nature trails, the primary focus of this site is cultural and natural history. The Historical Park & Museum is dedicated to the legacy of the Colonial farmer, clockmaker, mathematician, astronomer,and Federal Territority surveyor, Benjamin Banneker, known as the first African American man of science.
Botanical Garden, Cemetery, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
The Catonsville Historical Society Inc., is a non-profit organization that was organized in 1973 after the late Mrs. Robert Townsend had bequeathed her home and, her collection of 18th and early 19th century antiques to the Society. Her decorator workshop, which was next to the house, was later remodeled and enlarged for an office, meeting room, and museum to house Catonsville memorabilia.
Arboretum, Botanical Garden, Children's, Church, General, History, Historic House, Nature Centers, Park, Science
A wonderful groundbreaking ceremony for the new Visitors’ Orientation and Education Center was held on June 3, 2008 and was a resounding success! The new 10,000 square foot state of the art “green” building is a public-private partnership among the Cylburn Arboretum Association, the Federated Garden Clubs of Maryland, the Horticultural Society of Maryland and Baltimore City Department of Recreatio
The Fire Museum of Maryland is the third largest museum of its kind in the world and offers exhibits on the history of fire fighting, hand- and horse-drawn apparatus, the Great Baltimore Fire of 1904, as well as the reconstruction of Baltimore City's Engine House #8, the only cast-iron fire house in the area.
Owings Mills, Maryland
We are an educational non-profit organization dedicated to developing, maintaining, and exhibiting materials and artifacts focused on the history of Blacks in baseball. Our activities are aimed at every level from school age children to adults and including educators, businesses, and community resource persons.
Children's, Culture, History, Specialized
Built in the early 1900's, The Lutherville Colored School#24 was a grade school for "Colored" children until the 1950's. Still standing after 100 years, visitors can experience the mystique of this ol 'country schoolhouse sitting on an acre of land in beautiful Lutherville, MD
Hunt Valley, Maryland
Culture, History, Science, Specialized
The museum is one of the largest collections of early computers in the country and includes a Cray, Univac, PDP, early Apple, PC and gaming consoles.