American Dime Museum

1808 Maryland Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21223


Follow the history of the dime museums – those 19th century collections of the world’s strangest flotsam and jetsam – and their evolution into the astounding traveling sideshows of yesteryear!

Seen were the actual objects – both oddities of nature and works of man, the memorabilia of the exotic and novelty acts of old, and the most colorful advertising art of all time – all in a life-like historical setting!

Laugh and learn about America’s most unique entertainment – the dime museums and sideshows of yesterday, today, and tomorrow!.

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