1380 Piccard Drive
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: (301) 590-9880
Fax: (301) 590-9614
Arts & Museums
Exhibits on Latvian history and culture. Open first Sunday each month, 12 -2 pm and by appointment/ /for individuals and groups. Admission by donation; free parking/
A one-room doctor's office, displays exhibits on 19th century medicine and the life of a country doctor.
Rockville's historic preservation organization, mini-museum and visitors center located in an 1891 red brick courthouse.
19th century home showcasing pieces by local and regional artists.
Archaeological artifacts from the Middle East, antique and contemporary Judaica (Jewish ceremonial objects), and fine art make up this museum's collection. Open Sunday-Thrusday, 9am-10:30pm,Friday ,9am-5pm. Closed all Jewish Holidays.
Exhibitions featuring works of prominent local artists and those from around the world are held all year around. Galleries are located on the first and second floors. Impressive collections of other well-known museums are made available for viewing as a result of its association with them. Interesting educational programs are conducted for both children and adults. An on-site cafe is open during summer afternoons on weekdays.
Walk-through of the Hebre Bible via visual arts including sculptings, drawing, paintings and graphics. Open Sundays from 10am to 4:30pm, Mon-Thurs 12 to 4:00pm. Second floor has over one hundred sculptures. Monthly new exhibitions on front floor. A children's museum is on site for families to enjoy.
A collection of street cars from the 1950's of which many are operated on a one-mile demonstration railway, for schedule information and hours, please call.
As the principal medical research organization in the United States, this state-of-the-art facility in suburban Maryland is an exciting place. The facility is also home to the National Library of Medicine, the largest reference center devoted to a single subject in the world. The library pioneers the use of communications satellites and computer-assisted publishing to communicate to doctors and researchers across the country. The NIH Visitor's Center offers films, exhibits and a model laboratory. Tours of the library are also offered.
The prominent 19th-century architect John Russell Pope, responsible for many notable homes and memorials in Washington, also designed Woodend, the Georgian mansion that currently houses the Audubon Society. Visitors may tour the home, visit its extensive exhibit of North American birds and browse its well-stocked bookstore. Outside, explore the 40 acres of wooded grounds, including a pond, meadows and a well-marked nature trail. Call to get information on the special events and activities sponsored here. Environmental education programs are available for all ages.
The gallery houses a collection of emerging artist works, with a new exhibition every month. Call for more information on schedule of artist exhibits.
Clara Barton spent the last years of her long, productive life at this Victorian home within walking distance of Glen Echo Park. Retired as head of the American Red Cross, she lived for nearly another decade in the house. Her creative renovations of the building resulted in a charming and intriguing curiosity. Visitors may view a film of the life of this tireless organizer and explore the home, which is furnished much as she left it. Admission is free.