Hays House Museum

The 1788 home of Thomas Hays, "Father of Bel Air," retains much of its original features; depicts Maryland rural village gentry life.
Hays House Museum Photo


March-Dec: Sun, 1-4pm (2nd & 4th). Other days, call for appointment.


324 S Kenmore Ave
Bel Air MD 21014
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  • Admission/Tickets Required
  • Family-Friendly
  • Free Parking
Rated 4 by RMRM0713

February 13, 2020


Country living

Nice. A dozen eggs , yogurt, and creamer gifted in refrigerator was welcome.. Place was clean but entrance stairs covered with leaves. Was odd that the only bathroom was within one of the bedrooms...

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Rated 4 by travels4funalot

November 21, 2018


An Historical Gem in Bel Air, MD

I visited the Hays House Museum recently for a demonstration of hearth cooking in the 1800's and a tour of the house. I was very pleasantly surprised by the three ladies dressed in period clothing...

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Rated 4 by Anne L

March 09, 2018

Anne L

Special Little Museum

The Hays House is the oldest house in downtown Bel Air. It has it's own parking lot. Docents are always available, sometimes in period costume. It is significant to the history of Bel Air and...

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