American Dime Museum

1808 Maryland Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21223

410-230-0263

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!.


Images provided by AmericanTowns.com, Ticketmaster
Please use "Flag This Place" to alert us about content that is inappropriate or needs immediate attention. Nothing you submit will be shared with other site visitors.

Upcoming AARP Events

View All AARP Events »


Find information about getting a COVID-19 vaccine in your state. CDC information is available at cdc.gov/coronavirus; additional AARP information and resources are at aarp.org/coronavirus. En español, visite aarp.org/elcoronavirus.

AARP Member Card

Join or Renew Today

JOIN FOR JUST $16 A YEAR

  • Immediate access to your member benefits
  • Discounts on travel and everyday savings
  • Subscription to the award-winning AARP The Magazine
  • An ally on the issues that matter most to you in Baltimore
  • Free membership for your spouse or partner
JOIN NOW