Maryland Center for History and Culture

Contact Information

  • 610 Park Avenue
  • Baltimore, MD 21201
  • (P) 410-685-3750
  • (F) 410-385-2105

About Us

The Maryland Center for History and Culture — formerly the Maryland Historical Society — is the oldest continuously operating nonprofit cultural institution in the state. The MCHC is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that houses a collection of 7 million books, documents, manuscripts, and photographs, and 350,000 objects in its museum and library located in Baltimore. The MCHC serves as a leading center of Maryland history education for people of all ages. For students and teachers, our education programming includes onsite museum field trips, Traveling Trunks, Virtual Field Trips, and professional development workshops. For adults, we host lectures, tours, workshops, and Virtual Field Trips to inspire lifelong learning and spark curiosity in history.


Group rates available for groups of 10 or more.


School and group tours available by reservation only. Call 410-685-3750 ext. 334.


ADA compliant


Visitor lot, Limited free parking.

Admission Prices

$9 Adults
$7 Seniors
$6 Students with ID
$6 Children 3-18
$6 Library admission only
Free for Children under 3

*Group rates available