Museum of Howard County History Exhibits

Whether it’s daily life in a 19th-century mill town, the history of the 4-H club, or a closer look at the lives of the county’s founding fathers, our permanent collection along with periodic themed exhibitions of artifacts and information provide visitors with a deeper understanding and a hands-on experience of Howard County history.

Ongoing Exhibits

ELLICOTT CITY: A VISUAL HISTORY

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A RIVER RUNS THROUGH IT: THE FLOODS OF ELLICOTT CITY

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MUSEUM EXHIBITS

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FEATURED OBJECTS

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GIFT SHOP

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Did You Know?
The planned community of Columbia began in 1967, incorporating one-tenth of Howard County's land area.

Howard House Collapsible Key & Plate

Thomas Johnson’s Dentures

A.B. Felgemacher Organ