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)
Facebook: The Allegany Arts Council
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 Museum, Inc.
3 Pershing Street
Vic Rezendes, Board Member
Facebook: Allegany Museum
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 also to 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
Evan Slonaker, Director
Tours by appointment.
Please call Phone: 301-777-8678
Tour a unique collection left behind by a world traveler- right here in the mountains of Allegany County!
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.
The Allegany County Historical Society
218 Washington Street
Evan Slonaker, Director
Facebook: The Gordon-Roberts House; The Allegany County Historical Society
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
Heritage Days is filled with history, arts, crafts, festival food, children's activities, and fun. Join us this year for Heritage Days, September 11-12, 2021.
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, Suite 303
John Garner, General Manager
Facebook: Western Maryland Scenic Railroad
WMSR, a heritage railroad features multiple options on board “A Train from Yesteryear.” Enjoy a themed train or experience a 1940s Dining Excursion. “All food is prepared on board and service in heritage dining cars.” Be sure to visit our gift shop.