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Museum of Frederick County History
24 E. Church St.
Frederick, MD 21701
301-663-1188
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Discover History Here! Begin your adventure at the Crossroads of American History with a self-guided tour of the Museum of Frederick County History. Explore Frederick County history through our exhibits, public programs, family “Hands-on-History” activities, optional guided tours, beautiful gardens, and Research Center. The Museum offers a special historical experience for everyone. Museum & Research Center Hours: Wed-Sat 10am-4pm, Sun 1-4pm. Frederick Walking Tours, with a variety of topics including the American Civil War, African-American Heritage and Architectural are offered by Heritage Frederick. To view dates/times and to reserve your spot please visit: https://frederickhistory.org/programs/walking-tours/ To reserve tickets by phone: 301-663-1188 ext.104. All tours begin at the Museum of Frederick County History.
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Meeting Rooms
  • Description David A. Reed Memorial Activities Room is located at the rear of the Museum of Frederick County History. It is ideal for small gatherings, conferences, lectures, workshops, and board meeting. the space features ample natural lighting, large projection screen, podium, access to adjacent handicap accessible restrooms, and garden and kitchen access. Heritage Frederick can provide a limited number of 6' and 8' tables and up to 50 chairs for your use. Audio-Visual equipment can also be provided by arrangement. Heritage Garden is available for rentals April through October. Surrounded by a brick privacy wall, the garden is a secret oasis. It features period flower and shrub gardens bordered by handsome brick paths, stately trellised arbor, catering shed. The garden also includes a native plant garden surrounded by rustic locust and white picket fencing, stone water feature, and masonry benches. It is full accessible, as are restrooms located in the adjacent building and kitchen access is available.
  • Total Sq. Ft. 1300
  • Number of Rooms 2
Heritage Garden
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 770
  • Theater Capacity: 110
  • Banquet Capacity: 80
  • Reception Capacity: 150
David A. Reed Activities Room
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 530
  • Theater Capacity: 50
  • Reception Capacity: 75
Events
Civil War Walking Tour
Heritage Frederick
Dates vary between April 4, 2020 - August 1, 2020
Civil War
History
Outdoor
Entry Fee Applies
Tour
Historic Frederick Walking Tour
Heritage Frederick
Dates vary between April 5, 2020 - October 31, 2020
History
Outdoor
Entry Fee Applies
Tour
Art & Architecture Walking Tour
Heritage Frederick
Dates vary between April 11, 2020 - October 25, 2020
Outdoor
History
Civil War
Entry Fee Applies
Tour
Dates vary between May 9, 2020 - August 8, 2020
Civil War
History
Outdoor
Entry Fee Applies
Tour
Ice Cream Social
Museum of Frederick County History
August 1, 2020
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Food
Outdoor
Murder & Mayhem Walking Tour
Museum of Frederick County History
Recurring weekly on Saturday until October 31, 2020
History
Entry Fee Applies
Tour
Night at the Museum: Don't Be Afraid!
Museum of Frederick County History
October 30, 2020
Entry Fee Applies