<
>

Historical Attractions

From the time that Captain John Smith sailed into Baltimore’s harbor (yes, that Captain John Smith so prominent in America’s early days) to the penning of our National Anthem, the story of the African Americans journey to freedom, the industrial revolution, and waves of immigrants, Baltimore’s story is America’s story.

From Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine and the Star-Spangled Banner Flag House to the Edgar Allan Poe House and Federal Hill, there is so much to explore. Each period in America’s march from a British colony to industrial powerhouse can be discovered along our Belgian-block streets, on our national historical trails and scenic byways, in our tiny row houses, and in our mansions of the gilded-age.

Featured Places to Visit

See All Historical Attractions Listings

Things To Do
Historical Attractions Trip Ideas

The Washington Monument

Baltimore’s Washington Monument, the first monument dedicated to America’s first president,…

Learn More
Things To Do this Month in Baltimore

Family-Friendly Pumpkin Drop Maryland Science Center Nov. 2, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. …

Learn More
Free Fall Baltimore

Free Fall Baltimore celebrates its 13th year by featuring an array of free cultural activities.…

Learn More
Poe-tober

The month of October is usually associated with the strange and mysterious, and in Baltimore that’s especially true when it comes to “Poe-tober.” October is the perfect time to explore Edgar Allan …

Learn More

Experiences

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement