Howard County Historical Society Museum of Howard County History

8328 Court Ave, Ellicott City, MD 21043 Get Directions 
Phone: 410-480-3250
Howard County Historical Society of Howard County History
Photo Credit: Howard County Historical Society of Howard County History
Former church, built 1894, houses historic exhibits of Howard county life. Provides history programs for adults and children. Available for wedding and events. A National Park Service National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom site.
Fri-Sun, 1-5pm.
ADA Accessible
Educational Resources Available
Guided Tours/Guide Available
Meeting Facilities
Student Group-Friendly



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August 9, 2020
The architecture of this little town is so striking! It is just beautiful. It is this little cobbled stone town with exquisite architecture in the middle of the rest of modern plain Maryland. I...
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November 4, 2019
I recommend parking in the courthouse lot and walking down. I had trouble finding this, even with the map provided by the Visitor's Center. Museum is small, but it's free and the displays are as...
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August 27, 2018
Unlike the RR station museum, or the fire museum, this museum attempts to explain the whole story of Ellicott City. It is in an old church, and preserved the old pipe organ in functioning condition...