Historic Annapolis Foundation

Annapolis: A Museum Without Walls

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Entering historic Annapolis is like opening a treasure chest…

Whether you live here or are one of the city's million visitors each year, you can't help but know you're in a place rich with history . . . filled with architectural, archaeological, and cultural gems to be discovered . . . bursting with stories to be told.

But where do you begin?

How can you best explore these treasures? Get a perspective on the city's four centuries? Learn how Annapolis has succeeded in keeping its past alive?

The Historic Annapolis Museum at the St. Clair Wright Center will be your guide.

The Historic Annapolis Museum is located near the bustling City Dock. Visit our delightful Museum Store on the first floor for unique gifts for yourself or family and friends.

The second and third floors of the museum feature changing exhibits. These exhibitions allow for the exploration of more of Annapolis’ history and enable visitors to learn something new every time they walk through the doors. The stunning current exhibit, "Freedom Bound", opened on February 23, 2013.

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

For additional information, please call 410-267-6656.


Walking Directions to the Historic Annapolis Museum

From Hillman Garage on Main Street
Make a right onto Main Street upon exiting the garage. Walk down Main Street and the Historic Annapolis Museum will be on the right side at 99 Main Street.

From Gotts Court Garage on West Street
Exit the garage at the West Street entrance. Make a left. Continue to Church Circle and turn right. Take a right at Main Street and walk down to the Historic Annapolis Museum, on the right at 99 Main Street.

From Bladen Street Garage
Exit the garage by turning right onto St. John’s Street. Continue to College Avenue and turn right. Follow College Avenue past the Post Office to Church Circle. Continue around the Circle to Main Street, and turn right. Walk down to the Historic Annapolis Museum, on the right at 99 Main Street.

Photo: Famous Annapolis Visitors