Take a Virtual Tour of the Baltimore Museum of Industry

Man and his dog taking an online tour of the Baltimore museum of industry

In nearby Baltimore, discover history at the Baltimore Museum of Industry. This excellent museum celebrates Maryland’s industrial legacy and entrepreneurial ways. Further celebrating the past, this museum lives in an 1860s oyster cannery. Here, you can find collections and exhibitions about “the people who built Baltimore.” Additionally, the museum offers a virtual tour and other online fun. Check out what you can enjoy from our apartments in Clarksburg:

Fueling the Automobile Age 

In 1910, it was hard to imagine how cars would change their daily lives. So first, Fueling the Automobile Age gives you a close-up look. For example, it highlights how Baltimore’s petroleum companies impacted the country’s automobile culture. Also, the tour highlights cars such as the 1953 Packard Clipper. As the lowest-priced Packard, this car was very popular. Then, see how the deluxe model could be distinguished by trim spears that ran along the body.¬†

Tap-Talk-Text: Telecommunications in Maryland 

Next, Tap-Talk-Text: Telecommunications in Maryland offers a glimpse into telecommunication technology. Baltimore played a pivotal role in the creation of this important technology. To learn more, you can check out the audio guide. Listen in to learn about crucial long-distance communication inventions. For example, it features homemade radios, rotary telephones, and much more. Additionally, check out more of the audio guides for the museum on their YouTube page.

Steam Tug Baltimore 

Finally, Steam Tug Baltimore takes you to see a steam-powered tugboat. Constructed in 1906, the Baltimore holds the title of the country’s oldest steam tugboat. Also, it was listed as a National Historic Landmark in 1993.  She ran as a both a harbor inspection tug and an official welcoming vessel. The Skinner Shipbuilding Company of Baltimore built the boat. Additionally, it features a compound reciprocating steam engine and an 84.5 foot wrought iron hall. 

After you tour the Baltimore Museum of Industry, stream Leave No Trace and other free movies from the Gaithersburg Library. To become a resident of The Elms at Clarksburg Village, please contact us. We will schedule a virtual or in-person tour. That way, you can see everything our Clarksburg apartments have to offer. 

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