Monday, October 27th, 2014 by Lauren Keyes
What: Great Blacks in Wax Museum
Where: 1601-03 East North Ave. Baltimore, Maryland 21213
When: Tues. – Sat.: 9 A.M. – 5 P.M.// Sunday: Noon – 5 P.M.
The Great Blacks in Wax Museum offers a cultural and educational experience that is a unique landmark in Baltimore. The first wax museum to appear in Baltimore and the first African American was museum in the nation, the Great Blacks in Wax museum is committed solely to preserving African American history and shining a light on African ancestry and its uniqueness. More than 100 wax figures are displayed in the museum to demonstrate dramatic scenes from the lives of historical figures such as Harriet Tubman, Billie Holiday, and many more! Lean more about the museum, tours, and future plans of expansion here!
Monday, October 20th, 2014 by Lauren Keyes
What: Watch Conservators at Work
Where: The Walters Art Museum
When: October 4th – October 20th
Ever wonder how artwork from centuries ago can be restored to perfection? Find out at the Walters Art Museum! Get a “behind the scenes” look at how conservators examine, analyze, and treat artwork; not only can you learn about how and why conservators choose the materials they do, but it’s a great chance to enhance your understanding of why the artists used the materials and styles they used! To find out more about the demonstrations, go to the Walters Art Museum website!
Monday, October 13th, 2014 by Courtney Kozieja
What: Hampton National Historic Site
Where: 535 Hampton Ln, Towson, MD 21286
Looking for something fun, fact-filled, and free to do with your family? A visit to the Hampton National Historic Site may be the perfect thing! In the early 1800s, Captain Charles Ridgley had the beautiful mansion built as his “Palace in the Wilderness”, and it later housed his nephew, Governor Charles Ridgley and his family, servants, indentured slaves, British prisoners of war, and craftsmen. The mansion is not only a historical gold mine, but an aesthetic must-see. The site offers free tours of the mansion and the lands, or feel free to explore the wealth of artifacts and scenery on your own! Find out more on the website!
Monday, October 6th, 2014 by Courtney Kozieja
Where: 31 South Greene Street
The National Museum of Dentistry is definitely something to sink your teeth in to. (See what I did there?) You can catch a glimpse of George Washington’s teeth as well as Queen Victoria’s personal dental instruments! The museum also includes a section to help educate kids on dental hygiene! Come view dental hygiene from past to present at this interesting and fun museum.
Find out more information from their website!
Monday, September 29th, 2014 by Courtney Kozieja
Where: 88 Village Square
For 25 years, Renaissance Fine Arts have been creating a beautiful gallery for you to enjoy! Pieces by Matisse, Picasso, and Andy Warhol all hang on the walls of this Baltimore art museum. Come out to see your favorite works or learn more about art!
For more information, check out their website!
Monday, September 22nd, 2014 by Courtney Kozieja
Where: 844 East Pratt Street
O! Say, can you see this house? This museum, located in Little Italy, was once the home and place of business of famed Mary Pickersgill. Mary created the flag that inspired Francis Scott Key’s “Star-Spangled Banner.” Check out this home that is equipped with 19th century furniture and things. Booking tours in advance is highly recommended!!
Check out their website to get your tour booked!
Monday, September 15th, 2014 by Courtney Kozieja
Where: 216 Emory Street (Three blocks away from Camden Yards)
The sultan of swat! The titan of terror! The colossus of clout! The king of crash! THE GREAT BAMBINO! If you have seen “Sandlot” or enjoy baseball then you know I’m talking about Babe Ruth, the greatest baseball player ever! The Babe was also born in Baltimore so there is a more reason to visit.
Find out more about this museum on their website!
Monday, September 8th, 2014 by Courtney Kozieja
Where: 201 West Monument St. Baltimore, Maryland 21201
This museum is the oldest continuously operating cultural institution in the state! There are thousands of paintings and artifacts of Maryland heros from the Revolutionary War and the War off 1812. Find out how the Maryland of the past lived with the Maryland Historical Society’s collection of antique furniture, old glassware, and home goods!
For more information, visit the website!
Monday, September 1st, 2014 by Samantha Chemali
Where: Inner Harbor
Established in 1879, this museum was created to preserve the Jewish American history and culture. The second largest port of immigration to the United States was here in Baltimore, bringing two great waves of Jewish immigrants. This museum is the only museum in America with two historic synagogues preserved for the public. They are situated right in the heart of a historic Jewish neighborhood.
Located a 10 minute walk from the Inner Harbor, this museum has a student discount price of only 4 dollars! Be sure to check out their website here.
Monday, April 28th, 2014 by Samantha Chemali
Where: York Road