Arts & Museums
Exhibits illustrating the story of the patients, caregivers, and medical innovations of the American Civil War and a rare collection of over 2,000 Civil War medical artifacts can be found at this museum. Educational tours, special events, an annual conference, and a museum store are also featured.
Housed within a 1820s Federal-style mansion, this historical society museum is filled with historical artifacts, works of art, photographs, furnishings, and memorabilia from Frederick's heritage. Trained docents lead visitors on a journey through Frederick County's past while at this museum, which also features a research library containing a wide variety of books, documents, archives, and microfilm records.
Serving the community since 1986, the Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center is a non-profit 30,000 square foot flagship of the arts organization housed in the historic Mountain City Mill on the banks of Carroll Creek. Classes are offered in an ever-growing list of media and subjects for all ages and levels of experience. The small class sizes are led by experienced instructors, who are also working artists. The award-winning facility features classroom/studio spaces for drawing, painting, crafts, photography, printmaking, wood, and ceramics as well as a reference library. The first floor of the Mill building features a gallery, with monthly changing exhibitions by local, regional and national artists. A variety of lectures, art trips, films, and more are offered.
This museum presents the daily life of Thomas Johnson, Maryland's first governor and the individuals who lived on this property known as Rose Hill (1746-1950). It is a child-friendly, hands-on environment. Guided tours are offered daily.
The BRRM is dedicated to telling the history of this once railroad company town, how the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad impacted Brunswick's citizens, and how the six-mile rail yards were important to the railroad. The star of the show is the 1,700 square foot HO scale model railroad depicting the B&O's Metropolitan Subdivision from Washington, D.C. to Brunswick.
Presents items from the Civil War.
Museum featuring the life of John Brown represented in life-size figures. Open seven days a week from mid-March to mid-December.
Here you will learn about the region's beginnings and history, and how their rural and agricultural heritage continues to play a role in Washington County today. The museum is open year-round on Saturdays and Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m. They are also available by appointment.