Open to the Public May-December
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 300 years of 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. Please call or visit their website for more details. Tours begin at the Museum of Frederick County History.
DescriptionDavid 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.