Frederick County’s numerous historic sites and museums provide visitors with a living reminder of this area’s splendid past. During Museums by Candlelight, special programming and hands-on fun will delight visitors of all ages, and special children’s activities are featured at most locations.
This is a self-guided event. Visit many locations, or just a few, in any order. Enjoy period demonstrations, living history vignettes, hands-on crafts, refreshments, tours, music, holiday decorations and historic settings by candlelight as night falls.
Participating locations include: Central Maryland Heritage League, Evangelical Lutheran Church, Middletown Valley Historical Society, Monocacy National Battlefield, National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Rose Hill Manor Park & Museums, Schifferstadt Architectural Museum and the Steiner House.