Museums & Art Exhibitions
There is a lot of variety and cultural diversity in the museums and art exhibitions that are a large part of the fabric that makes Baltimore a very special place. From the quirky exhibits at the American Visionary Art Museum to the educational journey you will be immersed in at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture.
AMERICAN VISIONARY ARTS MUSEUM
At the American Visionary Arts Museum you will experience the fantastical art works of self taught artists. The exhibitions include The Bob Hope Show is a original and unabashedly idealistic, art exhibition that champions the radiant and transformative power of hope. Matt Sesow - Shock & Awe exhibit where you will see over 150 works on display, visitors will witness Sesow's salute to the first 100 American soldiers killed in the Iraq War. This is not your ordinary art museum and is not to be missed.
Address: 800 Key Highway
BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART
The Baltimore Museum of Art is Maryland’s largest art museum showcases a dazzling collection, ranging from ancient mosaics to contemporary art, plus ever-changing exhibitions, sculpture gardens, an eclectic museum shop and a scenic restaurant. They are constantly chnging the exhibits and offer jazz and art evenst throughout the summer. The best news is that there is no addmission to this museum.
Address: 10 Art Museum Drive
GEPPI'S ENTERTAINMENT MUSEUM
Geppi's Entertainment Museum is a tribute to the bygone eras in pop culture. This unique venue is where else can you revisit your childhood and get back in touch with old friends that entertained you in the past through comic strips and books, radio and television shows, films, cartoons, and so much more? The museum exhibits nearly 6,000 pop culture artifacts including comics, toys, dolls, games and memorabilia of every conceivable category.
Address: 301 W Camden Street
B&O RAILROAD MUSEUM
The B&O Railroad Museum brings alive the magic and adventure of railroading every day! This historic national landmark allows you to see, touch, hear and explore the most important railroad collection in America. Take a train ride aboard the Mile One Express or learn about how the Civil War was the first major conflict where railroads played a prominent role.
Address: 901 W Pratt Street
REGINALD F. LEWIS MUSEUM
Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture tells stories of perseverance, triumph and celebration. Through groundbreaking special exhibitions on a wide range of historical and contemporary subjects, the museum brings the world to Maryland.The museum's changing, special exhibition galleries introduce visitors to stories within and outside of Maryland that provide enhanced learning opportunities about African American and African diaspora experiences. These exhibitions emphasize historical, cultural, social and artistic contributions, providing a broader context for the lives of African American Marylanders explored in the permanent exhibition.
Address: 830 E Pratt Street