699 Washington Place, Baltimore, MD 21201 Directions
Historic Buildings, Courthouse Square, Events, Monument, Yoga, Historical Society, Mount Vernon Place, Memories, Conservancy Home, Digital Exhibits & Art Gallery
'Washington Monument' is the first U.S. memorial built to commemorate the first President of America. It is Mount Vernon Place's cornerstone, a stunning, historic park setting surrounded by beautiful historic buildings. The area is a National Historic Landmark District with its beauty and cultural importance. The 178-foot Doric column houses a ground floor museum that provides information about Washington as well as monument building. George Washington was to be celebrated with the first national memorial. The statue, made of Cockeysville white marble, rises 178 feet and consists of three main elements. The restored gallery space contains dynamic touchscreens that provide a virtual tour of both the exterior and interior of the Monument. The interactive screens also include a beautifully illustrated history of the Monument's construction and crucial moments in the creation of the squares around it.
Children up to age 13 $4
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EDGAR ALLAN POE HOUSE AND MUSEUM
203 North Amity Street, Baltimore, MD 21223 Directions
Landmarks, Historical Buildings, Group Visits, Guided Tours, House, Collections, Architecture Structure & Displays
Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum is a national historic landmark, is open year-round to visitors. They are committed to keeping the museum as a lively experience for the thousands of visitors coming every year from around the world. It also features significant objects such as the chair, lap desk, and telescope of Poe. Visitants walk inside the original plaster walls and woodwork on which Edgar worked on the same floors, stairs, and wanderings. Poe's home is in an outstanding state of preservation with much of the original exterior and interior fabric from the period 1833-1835, when Edgar and his wife, grandmother, and two cousins lived there. It affords free admission for children 12 and under.
Adults - $8
Students/Military/Seniors - $6
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THE STAR-SPANGLED BANNER FLAG HOUSE
844 East Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21202 Directions
Self Guided Audio Tour, House, Events, Rentals, Gift Shop, Short Movie, Historical Buildings, Educational Programs & Parties
The Star-Spangled Banner Flag House is one of the most famous stories of the sewing of the flag that inspired their National Anthem in the history of their country. The Star-Spangled Banner Flag House collection consists of about 1,100 artifacts, paperwork, and furnishings. Several times the house exchanged hands and later functioned as a warehouse and saloon. The history showed, and the historic buildings and grounds were located right in Baltimore's center. They offer free museum admission & discounts.
Adult - $8
Students - $6
Seniors & Military - $7