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Fast Frederick Facts

Dr. John BaltzellDr. John Baltzell, the physician who built the house, which is the current home to the Historical Society of Frederick County, was the grandnephew of John Thomas and Margaret Schley, the first people to purchase a plot of land in the new city of Frederick Towne.

 

 


HOURS & FEES

The Museum of Frederick County History is available for guided tours Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., with evening hours until 8:00 p.m. on Thursdays, and Sunday, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. The Museum is closed to the public the first two weeks of the year and on select holidays, including: New Years Day, Easter, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

General Admission Fees:

Adult
$6.00
Youth (ages 12-18)
$3.00
Child (under 12)
FREE
Joint Taney House/ MFCH Ticket
$7.00
AAA Members & Maryland Passport Holders
$5.00

 

GROUP TOURS

Groups are invited to enjoy tours of either Historical Society museum, or accompany a professional tour guide on a tour through downtown Frederick. All tours are led by trained guides and can be tailored to your group's interests and needs. Reservations are required for groups of 10 or more. To book a tour, please contact the Education Coordinator at 301-663-1188 or by e-mail.

Group Tour Fees:

Museum of Frederick County History
$ 5.00
Roger B. Taney House
$ 5.00
Walking Tour of Downtown Frederick
$ 5.00
Step-On Guided Bus Tour of Downtown Frederick
$ 5.00

 

Events

Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle--The Abolitionists
Thursday, February 27
7:00-9:00 p.m.
Museum of Frederick County History

Treasured Heirloom Event
Saturday, March 15
9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center

Lecture: 1864 in Frederick County
Thursday, March 20
7:00-8:00 p.m.
Frederick Evangelical Lutheran Church’s Trunk Hall

Exhibit Preview Reception
Friday, April 4
6:00-8:00 p.m.
Museum of Frederick County History

 

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