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Miller House Museum

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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The Miller House Museum serves as the headquarters of the Washington County Historical Society. This 1825 brick townhouse is located in the heart of Hagerstown, Maryland. Visitors to the museum will step back into the Federal Period and experience...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
135 W Washington St, Hagerstown, MD 21740-4709
+1 301-797-8782
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Reviewed August 6, 2019

This is a hidden gem! The basement has a genealogical research area. The rest of the house (and garden!) are of high museum quality. The exhibits are SO interesting. All local/area items on display. We were taken on a short tour the last time. I...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Betsey L
Reviewed October 18, 2018

Really enjoyed this site. Having said that we arrived when it was said to be open and everything was locked up, we knocked rang the bell but to no avail. We were going to come back at a later time when I noticed there was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 778shandab
Reviewed September 24, 2018

A fantastic local history museum that tells the story of the Miller family and the local Hagerstown area. The docents are knowledgeable and fun. Every weekend they have an activity for children. My grandkids absolutely loved making and decorating cornhusk dolls. Everything from the soaked...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Deborah T
Reviewed December 17, 2017

It is not a popular place, but it was worth visiting particularly if you want to know the history of Hagerstown.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank JohnBCowgill
Reviewed February 27, 2017

Soooo much history in the charming old home.....displays were well written and presentation was great! Staff was very knowledgeable....warm and welcoming. A must see if you are in the Hagerstown area. Well worth the time & effort. Gardens in the back will be beautiful come...More

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Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Laura P
Anna C, Manager at Miller House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2017

Thank you! It was a pleasure to see you again and we're so glad you were able to come by and spend some time exploring the house! We hope to see you again once the gardens are in bloom!

Reviewed February 26, 2017

Federalist architecture house and site of Bell Pottery as well as excellent collection of latter. You will find the curator and staff of volunteers ready to personally welcome all visitors and prepared to give detailed explanation of the history, and surrounding areas.

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Date of experience: February 2017
Thank timmartin12054
Anna C, Manager at Miller House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2017

Thank you so much for visiting! It was such a pleasure meeting you, and getting to talk about the Bell family and their pottery! It's one of my favorite subjects. We hope to see you again the next time you're in town!

Reviewed February 24, 2017

There are many different and interesting items on display in this charming museum. It is rarely crowded so you can take you time exploring this beautiful old home and the treasures it contains. I've been there a few times and always discover something new -...More

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Date of experience: February 2017
Thank johnkrowka
Anna C, Manager at Miller House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2017

Thank you for such kind words! It was such a pleasure getting to meet you, and I'm glad you and your friends had a good time at the Miller House! We hope to see you again at one of our events!

Reviewed August 2, 2016

The woman at the visitors center directed us to The Miller House. A woman downstairs in the records department said it was Tuesday and they were not open. They were to open at 1:00 the next day. We returned Wednesday, but the air conditioner had...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank m27mascola
Reviewed May 23, 2016

Want to see how life was 200+ years ago in Hagerstown, this is the place to see it. Only down-side - their hours are limited during the year.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank SamCoolMD
Reviewed March 9, 2016

We enjoyed an afternoon listening to a wonderful person with many facts. Beautiful place showing the historical style of the day.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank marym897
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