Sleep Inn & Suites Hagerstown
18216 Col Henry K Douglas Dr.
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Phone: (301) 766-9449
Fax: (301) 766-9469
Arts & Museums
Set in a neo-Georgian style, red bricked, limestone trimmed building, the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts was founded in 1929, though it opened its doors in 1931. Their permanent collection features Oriental and Decorative Art, sculptures, 19th and early 20th-century American artwork and Old Masters. It also holds temporary exhibits by new artists delving into folk and other similar art forms. They also have various classes for all ages with weaving and photography being popular choices. Their gift shop is a great place to buy unique jewelry, glassware, handcrafted items and books.
This one-room school, known as the Old Brown's Mill School, is a simple one-and-a-half story structure built in limestone. It was later transformed into a museum, run by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, and showcases local history and culture. The building is featured on the National Register of Historic Places.
The Schifferstadt Architectural Museum is one of the finest examples of path breaking architecture in the city. The place is worth visiting for its construction detailing as also for the artifacts stored inside. Tours are conducted by appointment. Check website to know more about the place.
Children's Museum At Rose Hill Manor Park consists of two museums; Carriage Museum and Farm Museum. The former have a good number of carriages used back in the day, while the latter possesses a collection of agricultural and carpentry equipments.
The name 'Historical Society of Frederick County' says it all; it's a society which stresses on the historical background of Frederic County. An amazing collection of documents, artifacts and other similar items will tell you volumes about this county. Know more on the society and its facets by checking out their website.
The National Museum of Civil War Medicine is an intriguing museum that is involved in the research of medical and surgical practices during the American Civil War. The museum has many exhibits that have managed to recreate the medical issues during the war such as life in an army camp, evacuation of the wounded from the battlefront, a military hospital ward and more. There are also many surgical kits, tents, documents and other memorabilia of the war on display. The museum organizes educational programs, group tours, lectures and more for its support and dissemination.
National Fallen Firefighters Memorial is quite special to real heroes of Maryland and other states of America as well. This memorial is dedicated to all the firefighters, who've risked their lives to safe others. A must see for all visitors to Emmitsburg.