Baltimore Museums Walking Tour, Baltimore

Baltimore Museums Walking Tour, Baltimore

In just a few hours on your next trip to Baltimore, you can get a unique flavor of the history of the city at its great museums. There's Edgar Allan Poe House, the birthplace of American railroading at B & O Railroad Museum and celebrity dentures at the National Museum of Dentistry.
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Baltimore Museums Walking Tour Map

Guide Name: Baltimore Museums Walking Tour
Guide Location: USA » Baltimore (See other walking tours in Baltimore)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 7
Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.7 km
Author: rose
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Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum

1) Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum (must see)

The Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum, located at 203 Amity St. in Baltimore is the former home of American writer Edgar Allan Poe in the 1830s. Now open as a museum, the small unassuming structure is a typical row home, and also houses the Edgar Allan Poe Society of Baltimore. It was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1972. Due to a loss of a subsidy from the city of Baltimore, the Museum may soon have to close its doors.

The Poe House is a 2½ story two-bay brick structure with a...   view more
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B & O Railroad Museum

2) B & O Railroad Museum (must see)

The B&O Railroad Museum is a museum exhibiting historic railroad equipment in Baltimore, originally named the Baltimore & Ohio Transportation Museum when it opened on July 4, 1953. It has been called one of the most significant collections of railroad treasures in the world and has the largest collection of 19th-century locomotives in the U.S. The museum is located in the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad's old Mount Clare Station and adjacent roundhouse, part of the B&O's...   view more
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National Museum of Dentistry

3) National Museum of Dentistry

The Dr. Samuel D. Harris National Museum of Dentistry - located in Baltimore and opened in 1996—preserves and exhibits the history of dentistry in United States and throughout the world. Situated on the campus of the University of Maryland, Baltimore, home of the world's first dental school, it exhibits numerous artifacts concerning dentistry throughout the ages as well as exhibits on oral health and dentistry professionals. Highlights of the collection include George Washington's...   view more
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Walters Art Museum

4) Walters Art Museum (must see)

The Walters Art Museum, located in Baltimore, Maryland's Mount Vernon neighborhood, is a public art museum founded in 1934. The museum's collection was amassed substantially by two men, William Thompson Walters (1819–1894), who began serious collecting when he moved to Paris at the outbreak of the American Civil War, and his son Henry Walters (1848–1931), who refined the collection and rehoused it in a palazzo building on Charles Street which opened in 1909. Upon his death, Henry...   view more
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Port Discovery Children's Museum

5) Port Discovery Children's Museum (must see)

Port Discovery Children's Museum is a children's museum located in Baltimore, Maryland's Inner Harbor.

The former Baltimore Children's Museum, originally housed in The Cloisters in Lutherville, Maryland, was re-opened as Port Discovery in December 1998. Walt Disney Imagineering designed the Museum's permanent exhibits.

Port Discovery has served over 2.5 million visitors and ranks among the Top 5 Children's Museums in the U.S. by Child Magazine (February 2002)...   view more
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Baltimore Civil War Museum

6) Baltimore Civil War Museum

The Baltimore Civil War Museum is operated by the Maryland Historical Society. This museum has exhibits that describe the most volatile times in American history. It provides information about the Civil War and slaves' escape through the Underground Railroad. It's also a great place to learn more about the state of Maryland and its pivotal position in US history.

Operation hours: Thursday - Monday 10:00 am - 5:00...   view more
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Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Museum & Maritime Park

7) Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Museum & Maritime Park

The Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Museum & Maritime Park is an important part of African American heritage as well as maritime history. It offers wonderful views of the Inner Harbor, and includes a large space for permanent and temporary galleries and learning centers. The building itself used to be owned by Isaac Myers, an African American who was a leader and founder of Cheasapeake Railway. You can learn more about him inside the museum.

Operation hours: Monday - Friday 10:00 am - 4:00...   view more

Walking Tours in Baltimore, Maryland

Create Your Own Walk in Baltimore

Create Your Own Walk in Baltimore

Creating your own self-guided walk in Baltimore is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Baltimore Places of Worship Tour

Baltimore Places of Worship Tour

Baltimore has many beautiful places of worship, including several buildings listed as National Historic Landmarks. A number of different faiths are represented including Presbyterian, Methodist, Unitarian, Episcopal, Lutheran and Roman Catholic. Take our Places of Worship tour to see the most impressive churches in the city, which come in all different styles including Gothic revival, Norman-Gothic, Tudor-Gothic, 12th Century Italian, Romanesque elements, neoclassical, classical and more.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.3 km
Baltimore Architectural Walking Tour

Baltimore Architectural Walking Tour

There's no better way to witness Baltimore's rich history than by going to see its many wonderful buildings and other architectural sights. This tour includes Mount Vernon Place United and a historic district featuring houses built in the early 19th Century. Don’t miss the opportunity to see these places on your trip to Baltimore.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.8 km
Baltimore Daily Life Walking Tour

Baltimore Daily Life Walking Tour

This tour offers a great insight into the daily life of Baltimoreans. This tour will guide you to places where locals regularly go to pray, study, eat, shop, dance, and enjoy themselves. Get a sense of the inner energy of the city and see Baltimore how locals see it with our Baltimore Daily Life Walking Tour.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.1 km
Family Entertainment Walking Tour in Baltimore

Family Entertainment Walking Tour in Baltimore

Baltimore is a great place to go if you're looking for fantastic family entertainment. There are some really amazing places to take children such as the National Aquarium, the Maryland Science Center and many others. Take our Family Entertainment Walking Tour to have fun, learn new things and create some great memories.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.9 km
Baltimore Historic Landmarks Walking Tour

Baltimore Historic Landmarks Walking Tour

Baltimore has many great landmarks that reflect the city’s interesting and rich history. Many of these monuments are related to war due to Baltimore's key role in the War of 1812. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit the U.S.S. Constellation or admire amazing horse sculptures at the War Memorial.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.2 km
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

Maryland's main city and the birthplace of U.S. national anthem, Baltimore is rich in historic attractions reflecting its interesting and eventful past. As a major seaport, Baltimore is big not also in terms of maritime history (USS Constellation), but also as a home to the National Aquarium, showcasing an impressive collection of marine species.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.0 km