Places to Visit



Baltimore Museum of Industry

1415 Key Highway

Great museum for business historians and anyone interested in Baltimore, with a focus on the city’s long history in shipping, manufacturing, and small business


Baltimore Museum of Art

10 Art Museum Drive

Free museum with especially strong collections in Impressionist and 20th-century European and American art


Mt. Vernon Place

699 N. Charles Street

Historic set of squares featuring impressive 19th-century townhouses and the country’s first Washington Monument


The Walters Art Museum

600 N. Charles Street

Free museum with strong collections in Asian art, Islamic art, medieval European pieces, as well as European works, 16th - 19th centuries


American Visionary Art Museum

800 Key Highway

Leading collection of outsider art, including work by such artists as Howard Finster and Patty Kuzbida, who just happens to be the mother of historian Louis Hyman


The George Peabody Library

17 E. Mt. Vernon Place

Library of the Peabody Institute conservatory, regularly voted one of America’s most beautiful libraries


Federal Hill Park

300 Warren Ave

This small park, south of downtown, was fortified in the War of 1812 and the Civil War and offers one of the best views of downtown Baltimore