Exhibits & Events

Allegany: The American High School Experience

July 2-30th, 2022

The Allegany Museum is pleased to announce the opening of a special exhibition entitled, “Allegany: The American High School Experience,” to take place at Allegany Museum from July 2-30, 2022. The exhibit, fully researched, developed and designed by current Allegany High School students enrolled in the Historical Research Methods course, will reflect the history of the American High School.


George Washington Whiskey Rebellion Festival

September 9th, 2022

To commemorate this event and other local history, Allegany Museum hosts its annual Whiskey Rebellion Celebration. The Whiskey Rebellion Fest is also a major fundraiser for Allegany Museum. Enjoy tastings of whiskey and other spirits, historic re-enactments, a colonial ‘pub’ room providing authentic colonial games, photos with ‘President Washington’, canapés, presentations of cigar/whiskey pairings and so much more! Whiskey Rebellion Fest, September 9! Brought to you by the Community Trust Foundation



Traveling Smithsonian Exhibit

Jan. 7th  – Feb. 17, 2023
(Special Winter Hours)

The Western Maryland Heritage Association will host a traveling Smithsonian Institution exhibit at Allegany Museum in 2023 in partnership with the Appalachian Regional Commission Teaching Project and Frostburg State University. The association was selected through the Maryland Humanities’ Museums on Main Street program to display the “Crossroads: Change in Rural America” traveling Smithsonian exhibit. Allegany County is one of five counties selected statewide to host the display in 2023.

Ongoing Exhibits

NEW Exhibit Spotlight: Crossroads of America

And So Much More...

These are just a few of our exhibits on display: our collections and exhibits are constantly evolving and growing. Follow us on Social Media or become a Friend of the Museum to stay up to date on our most recent updates!