Great Museums in 3 Cities to Visit
Annapolis has an amazing number historic homes including several signers of the Declaration of Independence.
Historic Homes - One beautiful one is the Paca House and Gardens built in the 1700s There is also the Charles Carroll Mansion, the Chase-Lloyd House and the Hammond-Harwood House.
For Sailors - There is the National Sailing Hall of Fame and the Annapolis Maritime Museum.
Naval Academy Museum - Quite impressive. It shows the history of the Navy and has amazing ship models, some built out of bone by captured sailors.
However, most of these are in easy walking distance. You may want to do a limo museum tour to Baltimore or Washington DC.
Washington DC - You might need to google this on your own. There are so many museums here it would be almost impossible to list them all.
Smithsonian - We almost don't need to say anything more. It has the Hirschhorn Museum and Sculpture Gallery, the National Air & Space Museum, National Museum of African Art, National Museum of American History, National Museum of the American Indian, National Museum of Natural History (think dinosaurs), National Portrait Gallery, National Postal Museum, the Renwick Gallery, the Sackler Gallery, the Freer Gallery of Art, and the Smithsonian American Art Museum with its amazing collection of landscape paintings of the Hudson River school and others, pieces by Winslow Homer, Georgia O'Keefe, John Singer Sargent and more, and The National Gallery of Art which is one of the finest art collections in the world with paintings and sculptures from the Middle Ages to modern times. It contains masterpieces by Rembrandt, Raphael, Titian, El Greco, Goya, Vermeer, Munch, Jasper Johns, all the impressionists such as Monet, Cezanne, Manet and many, many more.
Wikipedia has a nice page called List of Museums in Washington DC.
A few of the other options besides the Smithsonian is listed: Corcoran Gallery of Art, Dumbarton House, Hillwood Estate Museum and Gardens (the house of Marjorie Merriweather Post - It is amazing), International Spy Museum (this is a fun one and very interesting), Lincoln Memorial, Jefferson Memorial, Vietnam Memorial, Korean War Memorial, US National Arboretum, National Geographic Museum, Holocaust Museum, and many more.
Baltimore - The city has a history almost as rich as Annapolis and being larger has a number of fine museums displaying the work of many great artists.
Baltimore Museum of Art - Besides the collection of art, sculpure, furniture and silver on the inside, there is also a lovely sculpture garden. They are known for their Cone Sisters collection of impressionist and other artists. But they have good collections European art covering the last several centuries and American art of course. They also have Asian and African art collections. There are Rodin sculptures but also Barye animal sculptures. If you don't know his work, check it out. Enjoy the range of subjects from animal paintings, portraits and landscapes, as well as abstract.
Walters Art Museum - They have a superb collection of Egyptian, Greek and Roman art and sculpture. The armor and weapon collection is fun for kids. You can also enjoy their wonderful sculptures and paintings at their various after hours events.
Baltimore Museum of Industry - You can see how things were made before we had computers and cell phones and modern technology.
American Visionary Art Museum - It tends to be modern although some of the art is older but the artists were ahead of their time. It tends to be avant garde and unusual.
B&O Railroad Museum - Trains ranging from the very earliest to large modern ones. Take a ride on an old train too.
Geppi's Entertainment Museum - Great comic book and memorabilia museum. Will bring back memories.
Sports Legends Museum and Babe Ruth Birthplace - Exhibits about famous Baltimore athletes and nearby is the house where the Babe grew up.
Maryland Science Center - If you like science, you will like this, with lots of hands on exhibits.
The National Aquarium - Fish, fish and more fish from all over the world. All shapes, sizes and colors. The tanks are well designed and you almost feel like you are in with them.
National Great Blacks in Wax Museum - Wax figures of famous blacks that are very realistic. It tells how they changed America and the world.
Maryland Historical Society - They have an extensive of everything Maryland. It displays a long and proud history in their collections.
Evergreen House - Every bit as good as the Newport Mansions except not on the water.
Reginald Lewis Museum of MD African American History and Culture - The museum covers the history in MD of African Americans.
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