Join us for an upcoming heritage tour!

Behind the Scenes Tour of the Battle MonumentWe ride bikes, climb scaffolding, and walk up and down hilly streets on our tours of Baltimore’s historic buildings and neighborhoods all across the city. Join our volunteer tour guides (including nuns, architects, scholars and activists) and you can discover the stories and people behind our city’s great historic places.

Check out our popular Behind the Scenes Tours or read on for details on all our heritage tour programs.

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Photograph of  823-831 Park Avenue Baltimore, MD. Courtesy Library of Congress, Historic American Building Survey, HABS MD-1135-1.

Restoration Two Ways in Mount Vernon and an Evening to Remember in Hampden!

July 28, 2014

Do you know one of the wonderful things about Baltimore rowhouses? Even when they look nearly the same on the outside, there are countless different ways they can be rehabbed and restored on the inside. Please join us next week on a tour of two neighboring rowhouses in Mount Vernon. Each is grand in its own way: one restored to …

Welcome to the Jenkins House

New tours! Join us at Jenkins Mansion and along the Jones Falls

July 10, 2014

In July of 1814, Captain Henry Thompson reported that this month began with sultry mornings and showers in the afternoons. The weather hasn’t changed much even 200 years later but we’re rolling through the height of a sultry Baltimore summer with some new tours. For the casual bicyclist, we have a new tour of historic …

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Looking Up Downtown

Looking Up Downtown is our newest offering: quick affordable walking tours of historic Downtown Baltimore. Join us soon for “Gargoyles and Grand Landmarks” on the first Sunday or “Historic Jonestown and the Shot Tower” on the third Sunday of every month from April through November at the Baltimore Farmer’s Market.

"Passing around copy of historic photo" by Steve Earley, April 19, 2014. (CC BY-NC 2.0)

Baltimore by Foot

Our spring walking tour series, Baltimore by Foot, highlights five historic neighborhoods with walking tours of Baltimore architectural and cultural heritage. Walking tours are $15 for members and $25 for non-members.

We offer private walking tours and bus tours for events & conferences!

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Battle of Baltimore

Join us on the second Sunday of every month for a free volunteer-led tour at the Patterson Park Pagoda! In partnership with the Friends of Patterson Park, we are commemorating the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Baltimore with a short tour of the history of Hampstead Hill.

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Baltimore by Bike

From Murals to H.L. Mencken and Highlandtown to Curtis Bay, our Baltimore by Bike tours are always original and engaging rides that explore the history of Baltimore landmarks and landscapes. These regularly scheduled group rides are between six and ten miles and comfortable for a wide range of cyclists.