The Walters Art Museum

600 N. Charles St.
Baltimore, MD 21201- Map It
(410) 547-9000

AAA Editor Notes

The Walters Art Museum is downtown at jct. Centre and Cathedral sts. at 600 N. Charles St. The museum houses more than 35,000 works of art spanning 55 centuries. Highlights include Egyptian mummies, Renaissance suits of armor, Fabergé eggs, Art Nouveau jewelry and old master paintings. Collections include ancient Egyptian, Islamic, Roman, Greek, medieval and American art; Renaissance and post-Renaissance sculptures and decorative arts; 18th- and 19th-century paintings and sculptures; Asian art; and illuminated manuscripts. Raphael's “Madonna of the Candelabra” was the first of his Madonna paintings to become part of an American collection. Other Renaissance and Baroque artists represented include El Greco, Giovanni Battista Tiepolo and Paolo Veronese. Food is available.
Free. Fees may be charged for special exhibitions.
Hours: Wed.-Sun. 10-5 (also Thurs. 5-9). Closed major holidays; phone ahead to confirm schedule of other holidays.