Homeschool Programs


Homeschool Programs at the Maryland Historical Society are interactive experiences for ages 5 - 18. We will learn about Maryland's history using primary sources, hands-on activities, and crafts. Participants are grouped by age and activities are adjusted for the different age ranges.

Families are welcome to accompany registered students, with full access to our research library and museum, at no additional cost.

Program Details: 

Length: 3 Hours (A 30 minute lunch/ snack break is built into each program) 

Cost: Programs are $10 per student (Please note: Pre-payment for Special Programs is now required. See registration form for more details)

Accessibility: We are handicap accessible and free parking is available


Please register for each event separately. 


The Maryland Historical Society occasionally uses photography and videography to capture our visitors enjoying our exhibitions, programs, and events.  Your visitation of the Museum and/or attendance at programs or events grants the Society permission to use images in which you appear in publications and media.

Maryland through the Arts

October 10, 2018 10:00 – 1:00 

Explore the history and culture of Maryland through its many art forms. Students will examine and try their hand at early photography methods, they will explore the music culture of Maryland, and will explore ways in which different mediums of art have been used to explore and change our communities.

Registration for this program has closed.



Manufacturing Maryland

December 12, 2018 10:00 – 1:00 

Many forget that Maryland was once an industrial center of the United States. Through hands-on learning and craft-making, students will explore the growth of industry in Maryland. Students will learn about Maryland's role in furniture making, past and modern day manufacturing, and the many other industries that helped to grow Maryland.


Registration for this program has closed


Civil Rights in Maryland

February 13, 2019 10:00 – 1:00 

From the fight for equality for African Americans and women to the search for religious freedoms and personal liberties, Maryland has long been involved in the progression of civil rights. In the spirit of Black History Month, this Homeschool Day will explore the history of civil rights in Maryland.


Registration for this program has closed

What's Behind a Name

April 17th, 2019 10:00 – 1:00 

Have you ever wondered why counties, streets, cities, and bodies of water in Maryland are named the way they are? This Homeschool Day will break down the many names of places within Maryland and see where their names came from, how names have changed, the historical figures the places are named after, and understand the importance of the names! 


Register for the Event Here!

 Please contact 410-685-3750 x334 OR email if you have any questions.