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Montgomery County Historical Society

111 W Montgomery Ave, Rockville, MD 20850-4212
+1 301-340-2825
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Wrong Day turned into Best Day

It was Tuesday and I didn't know they are open only from Wednesday through Sunday until 4 PM. (I... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2017
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A series of Interesting,Serious Small Museums

Lots to learn about. Get "under the hood" of Montgomery County's origins and history from its... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
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“civil war” (4 reviews)
“local history” (2 reviews)
“worth a stop” (2 reviews)
111 W Montgomery Ave, Rockville, MD 20850-4212
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Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

It was Tuesday and I didn't know they are open only from Wednesday through Sunday until 4 PM. (I was on the website expecting to see their hours but didn't-so I'm hoping they will improve on that. I telephoned and got the automated which mentioned...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Lots to learn about. Get "under the hood" of Montgomery County's origins and history from its first settlement, human slavery, the civil war though the 20th century. The history is not necessarily unique to Montgomery County, with its proximity to Washington, DC but a real...More

Thank Getawaynow20005
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Interesting visit and way to learn about local history. Things are well preserved and the docent was very engaged.

Thank jss697
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Visited the Beall-Dawson House to see an exhibit of 1920's "flapper era" clothes ("Cocktails, Lipstick & Jazz") and other items. It was a small collection, but well curated and it was fun to see real clothes that people actually wore during the era portrayed in...More

Thank FrequentSleeper11
Reviewed 1 July 2015

If you live in Montgomery County or if your ancestors are from MoCo you need to know about the MCHS. Consider joining, or visit the Beall-Dawson house for free a few times a year (Happy Birthday MoCo, Heritage Day). Rotating exhibits are well researched and...More

Thank Loribbb
Reviewed 27 October 2014

Lovely neighborhood with old and well preserved houses. There are several walking tours with some interesting historic info. Namely the one about African American heritage.

Thank HelenaGuerra
Reviewed 8 March 2014

great stop to learn about this suburb adjacent to washington d.c. rockville is the county seat and there are many volunteer historians who have done a great job preserving and presenting the history of the county. the county settlement history goes back to colonial times,...More

1  Thank jbsixtyfive
Reviewed 24 January 2014

Neat place to visit for short trip and visit to Rockville Town Square within walking distance. Stonestreet Museum is great for field trip. Kids loved it.

Thank ben h
Reviewed 4 September 2012

Nice tour and interestings stories abount Montgomery County....there's an old cemetery across the street, too, tiny. Parking can be tricky.

1  Thank nursely
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