The Museum & Research Center is located in the 1820's home of Frederick physician Dr. John Baltzell, in the heart of Historic Downtown Frederick. Discover the rich history of Frederick County and its role that it has played in the nation. Journey through the county’s struggles, triumphs and entertainments spanning the colonial period to the cold war era.
The stories are told through museum collections, photographs and personal accounts from the period. Heritage Frederick also offers guided walking tours, programs and special events throughout the year.
Heritage Frederick’s Archives and Research Center is an excellent resource for people learning about their Frederick County Heritage. With over 27,000 documents, photographs, diaries and more, visitors can trace their ancestors, learn about their historic properties, businesses, organizations, or general history of Frederick County. "