Exhibits & Events

Murder at the Museum

April 11,12 and 13th, 2024

Get ready for an exhilarating night of suspense, intrigue, and delicious entertainment as the Allegany Museum and Embassy Theatre present “Murder at the Museum”! Join us on Thursday, April 11th, Friday, April 12th, and Saturday, April 13th, from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm for an unforgettable experience that will keep you on the edge of your seat.


George Washington Whiskey Rebellion Festival

September 13, 2024 

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 13th! Brought to you by the Community Trust Foundation



"Reflect, Rethink, Reimagine: Downtown Cumberland, Maryland"

May 25, 2024 to September 1, 2024

The Allegany Museum is pleased to announce the opening of a special exhibition entitled, “Reflect, Rethink, Reimagine: Downtown Cumberland, Maryland,” to take place at Allegany Museum from May 25, 2024 to September 1, 2024. The exhibit, fully researches, developed and designed by current Allegany High School students enrolled in the Historical Research Methods course, the exhibit will reflect the history of the Downtown Cumberland.

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!