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Annapolis Symphony Orchestra
801 Chase Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
T: 410-263-0907

The music you treasure. The orchestra you will love. Presenting the finest in classical repertoire in its classic series, Holiday Pops concert and kid-friendly family concerts.

American Visionary Art Museum
800 Key Highway
Baltimore, MD 21230
T: 410-244-1900

This national museum and educational center features original works created by intuitive self-taught artists. Here you will find seven art galleries, an outdoor wildflower sculpture garden, museum store and gourmet restaurant.

Antietam National Battlefield
Antietam National Battlefield is the site of the bloodiest single-day battle in American history (Sep. 17, 1862). The Civil War battlefield offers movies, exhibits, and museum store at the Visitor Center in addition to ranger programs and a self-guided 8 ½ mile driving tour. Site of pristine battlefield countryside and significant sites (Bloody Lane, Burnside Bridge, etc.). Several films and documentaries filmed on site and nearby.
Telephone: 301-432-5124
Fax: 301-432-4590
Address: PO Box 158 (Md. Rt. 65)
Sharpsburg, MD 21782

Baltimore Area Convention and Visitors Association (BACVA)
100 Light Street-12th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201
T: 410-659-7300

Contact: Hannah Byron or Rose Greent

hbyron@promotionandarts.com; rgreene@promotionandarts.com

BACVA helps travel writers, the national and international press, convention trade media and the local media. We conduct familiarization (FAM) tours that showcase new attractions and popular destinations, and our comprehensive image library has an array of Baltimore photographs, which are available upon request.

Baltimore Civil War Museum
601 President Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
T: 410-385-5188

Housed in President Street Station, one of the country’s oldest surviving big railroad stations, the Baltimore Civil War Museum explores the history of Maryland railroads, the escape of slaves to the north (PSS is a site on the Underground Railroad), and the role PSS played in the Civil War.

Baltimore Creative Alliance
3134 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224
T: 410-276-1651
Fax: 410-276-3206

The Creative Alliance is a community based non-profit organization that presents and promotes the arts and humanities.

Baltimore Fun Guide
T: 410-752-8632
hbyron@promotionandarts.com; rgreene@promotionandarts.com

On-line schedule of Baltimore area festivals and events.

The Baltimore Museum of Art
10 Art Museum Drive
Baltimore, MD 21218-3898
T: 410-573-1700

Showcases incomparable works ranging from ancient mosaics to contemporary art.

Baltimore Museum of Industry
1415 Key Highway
Inner Harbor South
Baltimore, MD 21230
T: 410-727-4808

Devoted to the region’s industrial heritage, this Inner Harbor museum features recreated workshops and storefronts, award-winning children’s activities, the 1906 steam tugboat “Baltimore,” a beautiful waterfront location and free parking.

Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts
7 East Redwood Street
Suite 500
Baltimore, MD 21202
T: 410-752-8632

Quasi-public, non-profit organization whose mission is to make Baltimore a more vibrant and creative city in which to live, work and play by producing high-quality special events and arts programming that simulate communities economically, artistically, and culturally.

Baltimore Visitors Center
401 Light Street
Baltimore, MD 21202

The Baltimore Visitors Center—it’s simply the best place to start exploring Baltimore. This state-of-the-art facility offers an array of information resources and services, all designed to make your stay in Baltimore one to remember.

The Baltimore Zoo
Druid Hill Park
Baltimore MD 21217
T: 410-366-5466

More then 2000 animals make their home on the zoo’s 161 acres.

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall
1212 Cathedral Street
Baltimore, MD 21201-5545
T: 410-783-8100

The Grammy Award-winning Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, led by world renowned Music Director Yuri Temirkanov, performs more than 150 concerts annually.

Baltimore Theater Project
45 West Preston Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Box office: 410-752-8558
T: 410-539-3091

Theatre Project—through the presentation of a diverse array of original and experimental theatre, music, and dance—connects the artists and audiences of Baltimore with a global community of performers.

400 North Calvert Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
T: 410-332-0033

Baltimore’s premiere resident professional theater brings new works and re-imagined classics to life in two intimate spaces.

The Charles Theatre
1711 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
T: 410-727-FILM

A premier art house theatre featuring fine screens, stadium seating, and award winning architecture.

Church Hill Theatre
103 Walnut St
Church Hill, MD. 21623
T: 410-758-1331

Historic site, art deco. Live theater, concerts and children’s plays. Summer stock, theater camp, workshops in performing arts.

The Cloisters
10440 Falls Road
Lutherville, MD 21094
T: 410-821-7448


The Cloisters is located on a 60-acre estate in Lutherville. It combines a variety of Medieval, French and English architectural elements. The Cloisters is available for rent for special events and holds open houses as well.


C&O Canal National Historical Park
Nearly 80 miles of the C&O Canal runs through Washington County. Hikers and bikers enjoy the shade of the towpath. Lock 44 and the Conococheague Aqueduct are some of the historic sites near Williamsport. One of the only Bollman Iron Truss Bridges still in existence today crosses the canal at Williamsport. Canal stretches in the county from Harpers Ferry to past Hancock. Site of several movie scenes, including several in “Gods and Generals” and “We Fight to be Free.” C&O Canal is immediately next to the bank of the Potomac River, serene and wild. Several lockhouses, locks, and 19th Century structures.
C&O Canal NHP Headquarters
1850 Dual Highway, Suite 100
Hagerstown, MD 21740-6620
Phone Headquarters: 301-739-4200

Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum
203 Amity Street
Baltimore, MD 21223-2501
T: 410-396-7932


Everyman Theater
1727 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
T: 410-752-2208
F: 410-752-5891

Everyman Theatre is a professional Equity theatre with repertory company of artists from the Baltimore/ Washington DC area, dedicated to presenting high quality plays that are accessible and affordable to everyone.

France-Merrick Performing Arts Center
12 North Eutaw Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
T: 410-837-7400

Hosts national touring companies of hit shows, star-studded productions headed for Broadway.

Fort Frederick State Park
Explore this original stone fort built in 1756 to protect the frontier settlers during the French and Indian War. Largest stone fort ever built in the British Colonies. Interpretive programs and special events offered seasonally. Fee charged to visit fort. Several movies and documentaries filmed on site. One recent film won the top award at the GI Film Festival.
Telephone: 301-842-2155
Address: 11100 Fort Frederick Rd.
Big Pool, MD 21711

Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine
2400 East Fort Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21230
T: 410-962-4290

During the War of 1812, the successful defense of this star-shaped fort inspired Francis Scott Key to pen the words to “The Star-Spangled Banner,” which became our national anthem.

Hagerstown City Park
Fifty acres of trees, flowers, and open spaces surround three manmade lakes. Park includes picnic areas, playgrounds, tennis courts, talking trails, an historic band shell, the Jonathan Hager House and Museum, the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, and the Mansion House Art Gallery, and the Hagerstown Railroad Museum. Owned by the City of Hagerstown, this internationally-acclaimed park is known as “America’s Second-Most Beautiful Municipal Park.” Several movies and documentaries have used the park as a back-drop.
501 Virginia Avenue
Hagerstown, MD 21740

Hagerstown Premium Outlets
Hagerstown Premium Outlets is the number one tourist destination in Washington County featuring more than 100 brand names such as Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store, COACH Factory, Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Nike Factory Store, and more! Several network episodes and a feature length film shot on site.
Telephone: 301-790-0300
Fax: 301-790-2471
Address: 495 Premium Outlets Blvd.
Hagerstown , MD 21740

Kennedy Center
2700 F Street NW
Washington, DC 20566
T: 202-416-8000

The John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts is America’s National Cultural Center.

The Lyric Opera House
110 West Mount Royal Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21201
T: 410-685-5086

Host to the world’s great orchestras, opera companies, soloists, ballets, and Broadway musicals.

Maryland Institute College of Art
1300 Mount Royal Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21217
T: 410-699-9200

MICA offers an extraordinary array of facilities and resources, programs, and services. Providing state-of-the-art equipment for art making—from traditional processes such as letterpress, wood fabrication, weaving, and lost-wax casting of materials to the most advanced digital tools for graphic design, 3D animation and design, video, and sound—is an important element of our commitment to offering you outstanding preparation for your career as a professional artist.

Maryland Science Center
601 Light Street
Baltimore, MD 21230
T: 410-685-5225

Features Baltimore’s only five story IMAX theatre in addition to a world class Planetarium and numerous hands on exhibits.

The Maryland Theatre
Home to the Maryland Symphony Orchestra, this historic venue provides comfortable seating for 1350 at performances of country artists, comedians, orchestra concerts, children’s shows, musicians, recitals, stage shows, and others. Built in 1915, this former Vaudeville Opera House was made famous in three feature length films (including “Guarding Tess” and “Clear The Way”), and an award-winning rock video. Orchestra pit, high and ornate VIP boxes, etc.
Telephone: 301-790-2000
Fax: 301-791-6114
Address: 21 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown , MD 21740

The Mechanic Theater
1 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
T: 410-625-4230

A Class A theater facility. Hosts national tours of musicals and plays.

Merriweather Post Pavilion
10475 Little Patuxent Parkway
Columbia, MD 21044
T: 410-715-5560

For more than 35 years, Merriweather has hosted a diverse range of artists and events, offering the area’s absolute best in contemporary entertainment.

Municipal Opera Company of Baltimore
2703 Anderson Road
White Hall, MD 21161
T: 410-329-6874

Municipal Opera takes pride in presenting traditionally-acclaimed and much-loved works as well as musical rarities which deserve greater exposure.

National Aquarium in Baltimore
501 East Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21202-3103
T: 410-576-3800

A member of the Baltimore community, Maryland’s leading tourist attraction, and an international icon, the Aquarium provides cultural, recreational, and educational experiences that meet the needs of diverse communities. Dive in for an unforgettable journey under the sea. Stunning exhibits and more than 11,000 aquatic animals make this Inner Harbor destination Baltimore’s most popular attraction.

Pier Six Concert Pavilion
731 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21202-4320
T: 410-659-7100
F: 410-659-5792

Cavalier Telephone Pavilion at Pier Six is regarded by many as one of the most beautiful outdoor concert venues in the United States.

Power Plant Live
601 East Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
T: 410-727-LIVE

Located in the Inner Harbor, this premier entertainment complex, a Cordish Company development, features a Hard Rock Café, ESPN Zone, Gold’s Gym, and Barnes and Noble.

Rams Head Live
20 Market Place
Power Plant Live
Baltimore, MD 21202
T: 410-244-8854

Featuring a 160 seat signature Rams Head Tavern, 5 bars, 3 food stations, and 44 monitors and screens for watching, Rams Head© Live promises to be the region’s premier national entertainment venue!

Reginald F. Lewis Museum
830 E. Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
T: 443-263-1800

The Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture is dedicated to sharing the courageous journeys toward freedom and self-determination made by African American Marylanders.

10701 Rockville Pike
North Bethesda MD 20852
T: 301-530-0540
Fax: 301-530-9050

Welcome to Maryland’s campus for the arts-presenting concerts, art exhibitions, afternoon teas, and family festivals in the mansion and new 2,000 seat music center.

The Senator Theatre
5904 York Road
Baltimore, MD 21212
T: 410-435-8338

Baltimore’s historic 900-seat art-deco movie house equipped with state of the art project and sound.

South Mountain State Battlefield
The Battle of South Mountain, fought September 14, 1862, was the first major battle of the Civil War to be waged in Maryland. The battlefield stretches for seven mils along the back of South Mountain between Washington Monument and Gathland State Parks. Self-guided driving tour available. Award-winning short film shot here, and several scenes in feature length films. Lakes, high overlooks, craggy trails (including 43 miles of the Appalachian Trail), and monuments.
Telephone: 301-791-4767
Fax: 301-791-0962
Address: 21843 National Pike
Boonsboro, MD 21713

Sports Legends at Camden Yards Museum
301 W. Camden Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
T: 410-727-1539

The Museum occupies the basement and first floor of the Station with 22,000 square feet of artifacts and interactive exhibits, transforming Camden Station into one of the most spectacular sports museums in America. Camden Station renovation for Sports Legends at Camden Yards completed by J. Vinton Shafer & Sons Inc. Exhibit design by Chermayeff, Sollogub, and Poole, Inc. Exhibit Fabrication by Maltbie, Inc.

Top of the World Observation Level
World Trade Center, 27th Floor
401 East Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
T: 410-837-VIEW

City observation level 387-feet above Baltimore City has 11,000 square foot open floor plan; 360 degree view of Baltimore from five, six-foot high, 65-foot wide windows; includes cultural and historic displays on interior walls and display platforms. Resides in one of Baltimore’s most photographed buildings, the World Trade Center Baltimore.

The USS Constellation Museum
Pier One
301 East Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
T: 410-539-1797

The USS Constellation is the only surviving Civil War battleship still afloat. Her Naval history includes the capture of three slave ships off the coast of Africa, freeing 700 people, and the delivery of famine relief supplies to Ireland.

Visit the Bridges of Washington County
Washington County is known for more than 20 historic stone arch bridges that span the Antietam and Conococheague Creeks and their tributaries. Nowhere else can one find so many early- to mid- 19th-century limestone arch bridges, along with several stone arch aqueducts along the C&O Canal.

The Walters Art Museum
600 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

T: 410-547-9000

Recognized internationally as one of the foremost art museums in the United states.

Washington County Museum of Fine Arts
The Washington County Museum of Fine Arts provides residents and visitors with access to an outstanding Permanent Collection and an active schedule of exhibitions, musical concerts, lectures, films, art classes and special events for children and adults throughout the year. Gorgeous facility, and the site of the nation’s finest collection of American Impressionism. Several films and documentaries shot her, and in Hagerstown’s City Park.
Telephone: 301-739-5727
Fax: 301-745-3741
Address: 401 Museum Drive, City Park
Hagerstown, MD 21742

Western Maryland Rail Trail
Enjoy hiking, biking, jogging, inline skating, or cross country skiing on over 21 miles of paved trail through the beautiful, scenic Maryland countryside.