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Frederick, Maryland, USA

Attractions in Frederick, Maryland

Amusements

  • Adventure Park USA
    11113 West Baldwin Road, Frederick, MD 21770
    Located in Monrovia
    301-865-6800, Adventure Park USA is a 17.5-acre western theme park featuring a 22,000 square foot building to accommodate indoor as well as outdoor adventures. "Maryland's largest... more info  map

  • Chuck E. Cheese's
    7210 Guilford Drive, Frederick, MD 21703
    301-694-7227, Video games, high-tech simulator rides, the Skytubes attraction, kiddie rides, pizza, and more. more info  map

  • Community Bridge Mural
    Between East Patrick & East All Saints Streets
    301-228-2888, An award-winning, large scale trompe l'oeil, "fool the eye," mural that transformed a plain concrete bridge into a permanent illusion of an old, ivy-covered stone... more info  map

  • Frederick Putt-Putt Golf & Game
    192 Thomas Johnson Drive, Frederick, MD 21702
    301-694-0020, The best in family entertainment is provided at this fun venue which includes a miniature golf course, laser tag, baseball and softball, water play, and a video arcade. more info  map

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Barbara Fritchie House & Museum
    154 West Patrick Street, Frederick, MD 21701
    301-600-4047, This is a replica home of Civil War heroine, Barbara Fritchie, who was immortalized in John Greenleaf Whittier's poem "Barbara Fritchie," for confronting Confederate... more info  map

  • Beatty-Cramer House Site
    9010 Liberty Road (Route 26), Frederick, MD 21701
    301-668-2086, Frederick County Landmarks Foundation is the owner of "one of the most architecturally unique, and oldest known, standing buildings in Frederick County, Maryland." The... more info  map

  • Catoctin Aqueduct
    0.6 Miles West of Lock 29 Lander Road to Lock 29
    301-228-2888, A "historic canal structure of great importance to the transportation, structural, cultural and social fabric of Frederick County, the Village of Lander, the C&O Canal,... more info  map

  • Loy's Station Covered Bridge
    Old Frederick Road, Frederick, MD 21788
    Located South of Route 77 in Thurmont
    800-999-3613, Original timbers remain throughout the 90-foot long Kingpost design structure crossing Owens Creek. An adjoining park has picnic tables and a play area.  more info  map

  • Prospect Hall Mansion
    889 Butterfly Lane, Frederick, MD 21703
    301-662-4418, Built on the highest elevation in Frederick City, Red Hill, this historic mansion has hosted many popular visitors. It was the site of General Meade's takeover of the... more info  map

  • Roddy Road Covered Bridge
    Located North of Thurmont Off US Route 15
    301-600-9000, Situated where Roddy Creek Road meets Roddy Road at Owens Creek, this 40 foot, single span, Kingpost designed covered bridge is the smallest of the county's covered... more info  map

  • Roger Brooke Taney House
    121 South Bentz Street, Frederick, MD 21701
    301-663-1188, Located within walking distance of downtown Frederick, this restored home belonged to Roger Brooke Taney, former Frederick attorney and Chief Justice of the United... more info  map

  • Schifferstadt Architectural Museum
    1110 Rosemont Avenue, Frederick, MD 21701
    301-668-6088, One of the oldest and most historic buildings in Frederick and among the best examples of early Colonial German architecture in the United States, Schifferstadt still... more info  map

  • Utica Mills Covered Bridge
    Utica Road, Frederick, MD 21701
    Located Off Old Frederick Road Near Utica
    800-999-3613, This 101-foot long Burr Arch bridge originally spanned the Monocacy River. Due to a horrible storm in 1889, which destroyed it, its remnants were gathered and... more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Fox's Gap
    Located in Middletown
    301-371-7090, Fox's Gap features a monument to Union General Jesse Reno, who was killed at this location. Another maker honors Confederate General Samuel Garland, who died here as... more info  map

  • Hessian Barracks
    101 Clarke Place, Frederick, MD 21701
    301-228-2888, Originally built to accommodate two battalions of soldiers, these barracks soon became a repository for mercenaries fighting for England. The site is listed with the... more info  map

  • Jug Bridge Memorial Park and Monument
    Located on East Patrick Street off I-70
    301-666-8687, In 1965, this 10- ton stone demijohn was relocated from the site of a Monacacy River stone arch bridge, which was constructed in 1808-1809 by Leo Harbaugh, as part of... more info  map

  • Monocacy National Battlefield
    4801 Urbana Pike, Frederick, MD 21704
    301-662-3515, An electric map, a self guided auto tour, and four trails interpret the July 9, 1864 battle of Monocacy, known as the "Battle That Saved Washington." Here 18,000... more info  map

  • Mount Olivet Cemetery
    515 South Market Street, Frederick, MD 21701
    301-662-1164, Considered one of the most beautiful and distinguished burial grounds in the eastern section of the country, Mount Olivet Cemetery, open from dawn to dusk, contains the... more info  map

  • St. John's Cemetery
    116 East Second Street, Frederick, MD 21701
    301-662-8288, St. John's is the burial site of United States Chief Justice Roger B. Taney, Maryland's 29th Governor Enoch Louis Lowe, Father John McElroy, the founder of Boston... more info  map

Libraries & Research Centers

  • C. Burr Artz Public Library
    110 East Patrick Street, Frederick, MD 21701
    301-60-1630, The C. Burr Artz Public Library is part of the Frederick County Public Library system. It is open Monday through Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., until 5:00 p.m.... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Bjorlee Museum
    101 Clarke Place, Frederick, MD 21701
    The Maryland School for the Deaf Campus
    240-575-2959, Housed in two Revolutionary War-era stone barracks, the school opened its doors with 34 students in 1868. The remaining Hessian Barracks are adjacent to the museum. ... more info

  • Children's Museum of Rose Hill Manor, The
    1611 North Market Street, Frederick, MD 21701
    Rose Hill Manor Park
    301-694-1646, Providing a hands-on learning approach to history, the Children's Museum of Rose Hill Manor "focuses on providing children opportunities to experience life in Colonial... more info  map

  • Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center, The
    40 South Carroll Street, Frederick, MD 21701
    Located in Historic Downtown Frederick
    301-698-0656, Housed in the historic Mountain City Mill on the banks of Carroll Creek, the 40,000 square foot Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center features five exhibit spaces... more info  map

  • Historical Society of Frederick County, The
    24 East Church Street, Frederick, MD 21701
    Located in Historic Downtown Frederick
    301-663-1188, Housed within a Federal-style home, this historical society museum is filled with a collection of decorative and fine arts that tell the story of Frederick County,... more info  map

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine
    48 East Patrick Street, Frederick, MD 21701
    Located in Historic Downtown Frederick
    301-695-1864, "Visitors to the NMCWM will find a unique center of Civil War history, guiding them through 150 years of medical history as well as Civil War camp life, hospital life,... more info  map

  • Roads & Rails Museum
    200 East North Street, Frederick, MD 21701
    301-624-5524, Celebrating miniature railroads, Roads & Rails Museum features one of the largest miniature world model train displays in the United States. more info

  • Rose Hill Manor Park
    1611 North Market Street, Frederick, MD 21701
    301-600-1650, Featuring the manor house, an ice house, a log cabin, blacksmith shop, carriage collection, and two barns, the mission of Rose Hill Manor Park and Museums is "to... more info

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Baker Park
    121 North Bentz Street, Frederick, MD 21701
    Downtown Frederick
    301-694-1492, This 58-acre park features a carillon, band shell, tennis courts, a softball and baseball field, Culler Lake, a public swimming pool, and playgrounds. Concerts, a... more info  map

  • Memorial Park
    Located at Second & Bentz Streets
    301-694-1492, This beautiful park is the only park in Maryland that commemorates soldiers from every American war. more info  map

  • Surreybrooke
    8537 Hollow Road, Frederick, MD 21769
    Located in Middletown on U.S. 40
    301-371-7466, Five miles west of Frederick Towne Mall, Surreybrooke is a 20-acre family farm featuring 20 garden designs, which include rare and deciduous trees, flowering shrubs,... more info  map

Tours & Cruises

  • Candlelight Ghost Tours & Cemetery Tours
    301-668-8922, Frederick's most popular walking tour, which is based upon factual events and actual eyewitness encounters; brings history alive as tour guides dressed in period attire... more info  map

  • Frederick Tour & Carriage Company
    124 North Market Street, Frederick, MD 21701
    301-845-7001, This company provides wonderful horse-drawn carriage tours in Frederick's Historic District, as well as horse-drawn wagon rides and pony ride services for picnics and... more info  map

  • Guided Walking Tours of Downtown Frederick
    24 East Church Street, Frederick, MD 21701
    301-663-1188, 90-minute guided tours of historic downtown Frederick begin at the Museum of Frederick County History at 11:00 a.m. on Saturdays and Sundays at 1:30 p.m., April through... more info  map

Vineyards, Wineries & Breweries

  • Frederick Cellars
    221 North East Street, Frederick, MD 21701
    301-668-0311, Located in Everedy Square/Shab Row, Frederick Cellars is a downtown winery featuring tastings, tours, small plates, live music and rental opportunities. more info  map

  • Loew Vineyards
    14001 Liberty Road (Route 26), Mount Airy, MD 21771
    301-831-5464, Loew Vineyards has been making premium wines since 1985, using European fine winemaking techniques. Dry white, red, semi-sweet, and sweet wines await you at Loew... more info  map

  • Wild Goose Brewery Llc
    4607 Wedgewood Boulevard, Frederick, MD 21703
    301-694-7899, Known for their award-winning Blue Ridge brand of lagers and ales, made using only the finest barley and hops, this brewing company is one of the fastest growing craft... more info  map

  

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