Entertainment & Museums & Scenic Railroad
Stroll historic and picturesque Downtown Cumberland and you'll discover a spectrum of arts, history and entertainment all within walking distance. It's a one-stop location full of live performances, visual arts and a calendar full of events. Enjoy a ride on the rails, Downtown Cumberland is home to the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad.
Allegany Allied Arts, Inc.
101 Decatur Street
David Rorabaugh, President
Arts event production and promotion. The AAA is the producer of annual Queen City Film Festival.
Allegany Arts Council
9 North Centre Street
Diane Webb, Office Manager
Gallery Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 11AM-5PM; Open Sundays from June-December, 11AM-5PM; Closed Mondays
Phone: 301-777-ARTS (2787)
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The Allegany Arts Council promotes awareness, appreciation, and engagement in the arts; supports local artists and art organizations; and promotes well-being and economic development through the arts.
Allegany County Library System
31 Washington Street
John Taube, Executive Director
Ashley Swinford, Director of Marketing and Outreach
We have something for everyone! Stop by any of our six locations to enjoy our books, movies, and public computers and internet, as well as fun and educational programs and events.
Allegany Museum, Inc.
3 Pershing Street
Vic Rezendes, Board Member
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Allegany Museum inspires people to discover the Allegany County region's unique heritage and contribution to our Nation's development. We strive to be a national destination for heritage tourism and enrich the intellectual, cultural and economic life of the communities in our region through our collection, preservation, exhibition, and education programs.
Cumberland Cultural Foundation/ C. William Gilchrist Museum of the Arts
10 Washington Street
Cristina Freas, President
The purpose of the Cumberland Cultural Foundation through the Gilchrist Gallery and Museum is to provide a public venue for the display of special exhibitions, permanent collections and cultural performances. The organization is committed to maintain and restore the historical structure and grounds at 104 Washington Street, Cumberland, Maryland and provide visual and performing arts education to the community while contributing to economic and tourism development in the area.
49 Baltimore Street
Jerard Puckett, Executive Director
The Embassy Theatre Corporation preserves the historic Embassy Theatre building as a venue for the performing arts.
F. Brooke Whiting House/ACHS
632 Washington Street
Tours by appointment
Please call Phone: 301-777-8678
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Tour a unique collection left behind by a world traveler- right here in the mountains of Allegany County!
157 Baltimore Street, Suite 300
Andrea Beall, Director of Marketing
Hours: Wednesday - Thursday, 5 pm - 9 pm; Friday, 4 pm - 12 midnight; Saturday, 1 pm - 12 midnight; Sunday, 1 pm - 5 pm
Offering a wide variety of fun! Visit the premier, private axe-throwing and golf simulator experience lounge located in Downtown Cumberland. Fore Axes is the only facility in western Maryland that gives our guests private throwing lanes and golf bays packaged with 1-on-1 coaching before your reservation time begins.
47 Baltimore Street
Chayo Chevez, Owner
Hours: Thursday – Saturday, 10:30 am – 4:30 pm
Art gallery and studio.
The Gordon-Roberts House/
The Allegany County Historical Society
218 Washington Street
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Fostering a love of history and learning through historic house museums and special events.
Heritage Days Festival
Historic Washington Street and Downtown Cumberland
Allegany County Historical Society, Organizer
Gayle Griffith, Arts and Crafts Organizer
Phone: 301-722-0037 and 301-724-2450
Celebrating its 53rd anniversary, Heritage Days is filled with history, arts, crafts, festival food, children's activities, and fun. Join us this year for Heritage Days, September 9-11, 2022.
Downtown Cumberland's newest and premier concert venue featuring local, regional and national acts in various genres.
Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 127
17 North Liberty Street
Bob Cook, President Barbara Smith: Office Manager
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 am – 5 pm; Saturday & Sunday, Closed
Phone: 301-777-7001, 800-482-8337
Museum and gift shop.
Western Maryland Scenic Railroad
13 Canal Street, 2nd Floor
Nikki Shields, Business Development Manager
Hours: Monday - Friday, 9 am - 5 pm
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WMSR has been providing excursions of all kinds for over 30 years in the heart of Mountain Maryland. We are a non-profit organization focusing on heritage railroading through restoration, education and experience.