Clarion Hotel & Conference Center
901 Dual Highway
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Phone: (301) 733-5100
Fax: (301) 733-9192
Arts & Museums
70-seat planetarium provides different programs every month. Call to schedule special group showings.
A distinctive assemblage of art and fine crafts showcasing the work of regional artists with monthly featured exhibits.
Collection of African American history artifacts and books; complete history of African Americans in Washington County; dolls, souvenir buttons; WWII memorabilia. By appointment only.
Turn-of-the-century one-room school house is now a museum with a hat shop, music shop, dress-makers' parlor, and a tool shed. Open June thru September on Sunday from 1p.m. to 4 p.m.
Set in a neo-Georgian style, red bricked, limestone trimmed building, the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts was founded in 1929, though it opened its doors in 1931. Their permanent collection features Oriental and Decorative Art, sculptures, 19th and early 20th-century American artwork and Old Masters. It also holds temporary exhibits by new artists delving into folk and other similar art forms. They also have various classes for all ages with weaving and photography being popular choices. Their gift shop is a great place to buy unique jewelry, glassware, handcrafted items and books.
Open April thru December, call for schedule. Stone residence of founder of Hagerstown was built in 1739. Contains authentic furnishings of the period.
Exhibits of paintings by artists in tri-state area.
Large Lionel collection on display, pre- and post-war items; operating layout and Lionel products and toys.
Museum devoted to preserving and restoration of documents, photos, and equipment of the Western Maryland Railway. Open Friday - Sunday, 1-5 p.m.
Presents military items from World War I especially uniforms of Germans, Japanese, Americans, and others.
This museum aims to preserve the area's over 90-years of aviation history. Over 15 planes have already been donated, most of which were built in Hagerstown.
Here you will learn about the region's beginnings and history, and how their rural and agricultural heritage continues to play a role in Washington County today. The museum is open year-round on Saturdays and Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m. They are also available by appointment.