Facility Rental

Located in the heart of the Mount Vernon cultural district, one block west of the Washington Monument, the Maryland Historical Society offers a unique and historic venue for special events of all types ranging from weddings to corporate events to parties of all kinds.

From classically elegant to strikingly modern to a touch of nature in an urban setting – the Maryland Historical Society has a one of a kind venue ready for your next event.

Offer your guests a unique experience – host your next event surrounded by over 400 years of Maryland history. From the founding of Maryland through the 20th century, Maryland’s history is rich and fascinating. Make your event one to be remembered, give your guests the gift of history.

MdHS members may qualify for a discount on room reservations. Members at the Latrobe Council level received 10% off of all room rentals. Members at the Tilghman and Peale Council level receive 15% off of all room rentals. Star-Spangled Banner Council members receive 20% off of all room rentals.



Counting RoomCounting Room

3rd Floor ClassroomCarey Center

Symington LibrarySymington Library

Monument St GardenMonument Street Garden

H.Furlong Baldwin LibraryH. Furlong Baldwin Library

Meyerhoff CourtyardMeyerhoff Courtyard


Make your event historic!

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Limited parking is available for rentals, valet recommended for large scale events.

Photo shoots, whether for personal or professional use, are limited to approved areas of the musuem and require a photo pass. Please email our Director of Private Events and Visitor Experience, Scott Rubin, at [email protected] for additional information.

Important Documents

Private Event Guide

Approved Catering List

Chair Options


Sample Rental Agreement

Wedding Packages