Check out these three interesting Annapolis museums!
Maryland's capital city is home to tons of intriguing museums where you can learn about the iconic figures and events that have shaped Annapolis and Maryland into what they are today. Here are three Annapolis museums we think you'll love!
The Annapolis Maritime Museum
Courtesy of Annapolis Maritime Museum
WHERE: 723 Second Street
CONTACT: Click here or call 410-295-0104
Explore the maritime history of Annapolis with the Annapolis Maritime Museum, where you can view an 850-gallon aquarium, learn all about oyster harvesting and packing, tour the remote shoal lighthouse, and board the Miss Lonesome. Or, just relax and enjoy the view of one of the only public beaches in the city!
The Mitchell Gallery
Courtesy of Visit Annapolis
WHERE: 60 College Avenue (Mellon Hall in St. John's College)
CONTACT: Click here or call 410-626-2556
Admire famous artworks that have stunned the world at the Mitchell Gallery! Until 2019, you can peruse the works of Albrecht Durer, illustrations from children's books over the last 100 years, 13th-18th century illuminated manuscripts, and other pieces from local artists.
Historic London Town and Gardens
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WHERE: 839 Londontown Road (Edgewater, MD)
CONTACT: Click here or call 410-222-1919 (x200)
Resting outside of Annapolis is Historic London Town and Gardens! You can wander around the historic London Town area that began as Anne Arundel County's seat in the 1600s, but didn't last very long. There's the Carpenter's Shop, the William Brown House, and the Lord Mayor's Tenement for you to visit. Or stop and smell the plants and flowers at their variety of gardens!
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