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Museums around Baltimore
   National Cryptologic Museum [Exhibits]
Displays cover development of American code making and breaking from pre-Revolutionary War through today. Closed Sundays and US government holidays. 9800 Savage Road, Suite 6272, Ft. Meade, MD 20755; 301-688-5849
   National Juneteenth Museum
Daily 11-3PM 410-467-2724. 2632 N. Charles Street, Baltimore MD 21218. Annual Juneteenth Festival June 19th and Underground Railroad Tours. Speakers and lecturers for conventsions, schools and churches.
   Baltimore Menu listing of Art Museums and Galleries
17 Museums and 12 Theaters.
   American Visionary Art Museum [Kinetic Sculpture Race] [hours]
works produced by visionary artists who have struggled with the demons of addiction and danced with the angels of enlightenment, through September -- Gems of the Permanent Collection, works by disabled, institutionalized and other artists facing adversity, through May, 410-244-1900. $8 Open Monday, Martin Luther King Day as Teachers Free Day.
   Baltimore Clayworks [classes] [map]
WHAT WE DO...teach 24 classes per week; hold exhibitions; rent studio space; sell clay art, and functional pottery; fire gas, electric, and wood kilns; conduct workshops; host visiting artists; provide resources on technical issues and ceramic art health information; grant an annual emerging artist fellowship; and more.
   Baltimore Museum of Art
Next to Johns Hopkins University. 410-396-7100.
   Baltimore Public Works Museum
Housed in a stately pumping station (circa 1911), the Baltimore Public Works Museum takes you behind the scenes to examine a city's infrastructure, upon which urban life depends. Located on Pier 7 of the Inner Harbor 751 Eastern Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21202 (410) 396-5565. Admission $2.50
   Meredith Furniture Art Gallery
   B&O Railroad Museum [calendar]
Model trains. 410-752-2490.The B&O Railroad Museum is dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of American railroading through the history and stories of the B&O Railroad, the C&O Railway, the Western Maryland Railway, and the railroads of the mid-Atlantic region. The museum is committed to exploring the broader social, economic, political and cultural issues associated with a technological industry that touched every aspect of American life.
   Baltimore Civil War Museum
The Maryland Historical Society is the state's oldest cultural institution. Including a museum, library, press, and extensive educational programs, the MdHS collects, preserves, and interprets objects and materials reflecting Maryland's diverse heritage. The MdHS houses the most extensive collection of objects and artifacts in the state of Maryland, and one of the largest collections of Americana in the world.
   Great Blacks in Wax [exhibits]
The possibility that in 1988 we would be celebrating the grand opening of a 10,000 square foot facility on North Avenue seemed almost unimaginable. But we always knew that a higher power than the two of us was guiding this effort. So we have always dared to dream, to believe that if we just "keep the faith", things would work out.
   The Shot Tower [facts]
The Shot Tower, a monumental structure rising well above all others in the neighborhood, has looked out like a sentry over the changing landscape of the Monumental City for nearly two hundred years. It is an enduring monument to workmanship and to Baltimore's industrial past, and it is rising once again as a point of interest to residents and visitors alike.
   The Star-Spangled Banner House
The Star-Spangled Banner Flag House is one of Baltimore's oldest museums. Founded in 1927, the Flag House has been open to the public for 74 years. The Star-Spangled Banner Flag House Association, Inc. was formed in 1927 to operate a museum dedicated to the story of Mary Young Pickersgill who made the enormous 30 x 42-foot Star-Spangled Banner that flew over Fort McHenry during the War of 1812 and inspired Francis Scott Key to write the poem that became our National Anthem. Mary Pickersgill's flag still survives and now hangs at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History.
   Jewish Museum of Maryland
The Museum interprets the Jewish experience in America, with special attention to Jewish life in the state of Maryland. The Museum was founded in 1960 to rescue and restore the historic Lloyd Street Synagogue, and has become a cultural center for the Jewish community and for those interested in Jewish history and traditions.
   Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture
   National Museum of Dentistry
   USS Constelation
The last warship built by the US Navy.
   Rock Paper Scissors
Established in June of 1998, PAPER ROCK SCISSORS provides exceptional, affordable art in a funky, comfortable atmosphere. Continuing to expand its artist representation, the gallery currently represents over 60 artists.
   Art Galleries and Museums near Peabody
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