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This section includes local history museums, historic houses and other sites of historical significance. Museums focusing on the history of science, technology or industry are listed in the "Science & Technology" section. Museums focusing on natural history are listed in the "Creatures" and/or "Science & Technology" section. The gear icon indicates locations likely to be of greatest interest to steampunks.

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Linthicum, MD, USA

The society maintains a local history museum in the Benson Hammond House. . .

Annapolis, MD, USA

This museum houses exhibits and collections related to local maritime history. . .

Annapolis, MD, USA

The Banneker-Douglass Museum is dedicated to preserving Maryland's African American heritage. . .

Catonsville, MD, USA

This 142-acre site commemorates the life of Benjamin Banneker, "often considered the first African-American man of science. . ."

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Baltimore, MD, USA

The Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum is the former home of the American writer. . .

Baltimore, MD, USA

Evergreen Museum & Library is a historical museum of the Johns Hopkins University. . .

Baltimore, MD, USA

A small museum and visitors center operated by the Society for the Preservation of Federal Hill and Fell's Point. . .

Lutherville, MD, USA

The Fire Museum of Maryland explains and interprets the history of the urban fire service in the U.S. . .

Baltimore, MD, USA

Fort McHenry is best known for its role in the War of 1812, . .

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Baltimore, MD, USA

The George Peabody Library is the 19th-century focused research library of The Johns Hopkins University. . .

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Baltimore, MD, USA

Geppi's is a 16,000-square-foot privately owned pop culture museum. . .

Annapolis, MD, USA

The Hammond–Harwood House is one of the premier colonial houses remaining in America from the British colonial period. . .

Towson, MD, USA

Hampton National Historic Site preserves a remnant of a vast 18th-century estate. . .

Havre de Grace, MD, USA

This museum focuses on the history, culture, ecology and maritime heritage of the lower Susquehanna River and Upper Chesapeake Bay. . .

Annapolis, MD, USA

Local history museum. . .

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Baltimore, MD, USA

Historic Ships in Baltimore includes four historic museum ships and one lighthouse. . .

Cockeysville, MD, USA

The Historical Society of Baltimore County aims to preserve and illustrate local history. . .

Westminster, MD, USA

The society maintains a large collection of historical documents, photographs, objects and other artifacts related to local history. . .

Bel Air, MD, USA

The society maintains a research library, historical collections, and gift shop. . .

Baltimore, MD, USA

The Homewood Museum is a historical museum located on the Johns Hopkins University campus in Baltimore. . .

Ellicott City, MD, USA

The museum presents exhibits related to the history of Howard County. . .

Glen Burnie, MD, USA

This library houses a collection of books, maps, photographs, and other materials related to the history of Anne Arundel County. . .

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Baltimore, MD, USA

The society "collects, preserves, and interprets objects and materials reflecting Maryland's diverse heritage. . ."

Annapolis, MD, USA

The Maryland State Archives serves as the central depository for government records of permanent value. . .

Baltimore, MD, USA

Mount Clare is the oldest Colonial-era structure in Baltimore. . .

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Annapolis Junction, MD, USA

This museum of cryptologic history is affiliated with the National Security Agency. . .

Baltimore, MD, USA

The Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African-American History & Culture is dedicated to showing the struggles for self-determination made by African American Marylanders. . .

Baltimore, MD, USA

This house was the location where Mary Pickersgill sewed the "Star Spangled Banner. . ."

Havre de Grace, MD, USA

This museum aims to preserve and interpret the rural heritage of Harford County. . .

Annapolis, MD, USA

The William Paca House is an 18th-century Georgian mansion in Annapolis. . .

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