Heritage Frederick  – The Historical Society of Frederick County
Bridging the Past to the Future

Rent the Museum of Frederick County History

A charming and unique venue ideally located in the heart of historic downtown Frederick at 24 East Church Street.

Built in the 1820’s, our building is a lovely example of federal architecture and offers two wonderful event spaces.

Parking is available at the Church Street Parking Garage located at 17 East Church Street, just a short walk from the Museum.

To Inquire about a Rental Date, please complete and submit the form at the bottom of this page.



We encourage you to stop by and view the facility’s rental spaces during regular museum hours:

Monday: CLOSED

Tuesday: CLOSED

Wednesday – Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Sunday: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

David A. Reed Memorial Activities Room

An ideal space for small gatherings, business event or meetings, conferences, lectures & workshops or any special occasion.  Located in the rear of the Museum of Frederick County History, the Reed Activities Room can be accessed from the Heritage Garden and has wonderful natural light from windows with views of the garden and up Church Street.

Capacity: 10 – 50 seated, 75 standing

Heritage Garden

A lovely oasis in downtown Frederick. Perfect for weddings, receptions or parties. Available for rental April through October, the Heritage Garden is a secret gem in the city. It offers a quaint but enchanting venue for any outdoor event with its beautiful green space, lovely brick paths and privacy wall; all anchored by the buildings lovely 2-story porch and our stately black ash tree which has been on the property for over a hundred years.

Capacity: 20 – 80 for a seated meal, 110 for a seated audience or 150 for a standing audience

* Note: total capacity dependent on set-up

We also rent for Photography Sessions

The Heritage Frederick historic home can also be the perfect backdrop for your important photos. Whether you have just gotten engaged or you are getting ready to graduate; our building offers a lovely original staircase, the wonderful Heritage Garden and the elegant back porch & second floor balcony to help commemorate your special moments.

For General Questions, contact Melissa Henemyer, Program & Events Coordinator by phone or by email at:
301-663-1188 x 108


For more information & pricing, Please download the Rental Packet and/or Photo Session Form.

To inquire about dates for rental, Please fill out and submit the form below.

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Bridging Frederick County's past with its present and future