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  • Baltimore National Heritage Area Walking Tours

    Baltimore , MD

    The Baltimore Experience

    Since its founding in 1729, Baltimore has played a key role in creating the American identity. Explore its inspiring history shaped by centuries of innovation, extraordinary sights, and a truly diverse culture. Discover the people and places that make Baltimore an unforgettable American city.

    EXPLORING THE CITY - Whether you’re planning a trip to Charm City or just exploring from the comfort of a cozy chair, this section contains a wealth of information on Baltimore’s sites and attractions. Have a particular interest? Check out our menu of virtual itineraries which cover everything from Civil War history to what sites to visit with children.

    400 YEARS OF HISTORY - Baltimore started quietly, but quickly became a bustling commercial center in the late 1700s. This section has a timeline of Baltimore history and articles on the people who transformed the city.

    AFRICAN AMERICAN HERITAGE - From its founding in the 1700s, people of African descent have shaped Baltimore – politically, culturally and physically. African American Baltimoreans stood at the forefront of the Civil Rights Movement, built lasting civic and religious institutions, and made transformative contributions in the arts.

    BALTIMORE AND THE WAR OF 1812 - It was the decisive victory in Baltimore that forced the end of the War of 1812 and gave birth to our National Anthem. The city’s role in the war is a complex story, filled with violence, passion, and valor. This section dives into the fascinating history of the War of 1812.

    Hours

    April through early November

    Tickets

    Heritage Walk

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    The city's oldest urban trail leads visitors through three distinct areas of Baltimore: the Inner Harbor, Little Italy, and historic Jonestown. The route passes by the USS Constellation, Flag House and Star-Spangled Banner Museum, Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture, the Carroll Mansion, and the Jewish Museum of Maryland.

    Tour departs from inside Baltimore Visitor Center, 401 Light Street, Baltimore, MD 21202

    Ticket valid until Oct 30, 2017

    Hours

    April through early November

    Terms & Conditions for Heritage Walk

    All tickets are non-refundable/non-returnable. We are unable to issue exchanges or refunds after a purchase has been made or for lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed tickets. Ticket package and prices are subject to change without notice.

    Instructions for fulfillment Heritage Walk

    Bring voucher to Urban Ranger departing from inside Baltimore Visitor Center, 401 Light Street, Baltimore, MD 21202

    Your price Qty
    Adult (ages 18+) 10.00
    College ID 7.00
    Military (with valid ID) 7.00
    Senior (ages 60+) 7.00
    Student (with valid ID) (ages 13-17) 7.00
    Adult (City Employee ID) (ages 18+) 5.00
    College ID (City Employee ID) 3.50
    Senior (City Employee ID) (ages 60+) 3.50
    Student (City Employee ID) (ages 13-17) 3.50
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    Historic Fell's Point Trail

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    History runs throughout the cobblestone streets of Fell's Point. Founded in 1726 by William Fell, a shipbuilder from England, Fell's Point served as the city's deep-water port for over a century. The area's residents were eyewitnesses to the bombardment of Fort McHenry during the War of 1812. Shipbuilders crafted impressive ships, including the young U.S. Navy's USS Constellation and the USS Enterprise. Frederick Douglass periodically resided as a slave in Fell's Point until 1838 when he fled bondage.

    Tour departs from from Fell's Point Visitor Center, 1724 Thames St., Baltimore, MD 21231.

    Ticket valid until Oct 30, 2017

    Hours

    April through early November

    Terms & Conditions for Historic Fell's Point Trail

    All tickets are non-refundable/non-returnable. We are unable to issue exchanges or refunds after a purchase has been made or for lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed tickets. Ticket package and prices are subject to change without notice.

    Instructions for fulfillment Historic Fell's Point Trail

    Bring voucher to Urban Ranger departing from Fell's Point Visitor Center, 1724 Thames St., Baltimore, MD 21231.

    Your price Qty
    Adult (ages 18+) 10.00
    College ID 7.00
    Military (with valid ID) 7.00
    Senior (ages 60+) 7.00
    Student (with valid ID) (ages 13-17) 7.00
    Adult (City Employee ID) (ages 18+) 5.00
    College ID (City Employee ID) 3.50
    Senior (City Employee ID) (ages 60+) 3.50
    Student (City Employee ID) (ages 13-17) 3.50
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    Mount Vernon Cultural Walk

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    The Cultural Walk explores the fine architecture and world-renowned institutions along the Charles Street National Scenic Byway. Impressive buildings and monuments line the corridor, from Benjamin Latrobe's Basilica to the sophisticated minimalism of Mies van der Rohe's One Charles Center. The nation's first monument to George Washington stands tall in the center of Mount Vernon Park, just steps away from some of the nation's foremost cultural institutions, including the Walters Art Museum, Enoch Pratt Free Library, and the Peabody Institute.

    Tour departs from inside Baltimore Visitor Center, 401 Light Street, Baltimore, MD 21202

    Ticket valid until Oct 8, 2017

    Hours

    April through early November

    Terms & Conditions for Mount Vernon Cultural Walk

    All tickets are non-refundable/non-returnable. We are unable to issue exchanges or refunds after a purchase has been made or for lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed tickets. Ticket package and prices are subject to change without notice.

    Instructions for fulfillment Mount Vernon Cultural Walk

    Bring voucher to the Baltimore Visitor Center, 401 Light Street, Baltimore, MD 21202.

    Your price Qty
    Adult (ages 18+) 10.00
    College ID 7.00
    Military (with valid ID) 7.00
    Senior (ages 60+) 7.00
    Student (with valid ID) (ages 13-17) 7.00
    Adult (City Employee ID) (ages 18+) 5.00
    College ID (City Employee ID) 3.50
    Senior (City Employee ID) (ages 60+) 3.50
    Student (City Employee ID) (ages 13-17) 3.50
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