The exciting future of the Allegany Museum includes an expanded year-round calendar of events. 2017 will see the development of a long-planned Crossroads of America permanent exhibit. Beginning in February 2017, Allegany Museum is proud to anchor a community experience as we host the Smithsonian Exhibition’s “The Way We Worked” exhibit.

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The Allegany Musuem is the largest neo-classical revival style building in Western Maryland. The beautiful wood-paneled ballroom is a wonderful space for wedding receptions, conferences, meetings, birthday parties, and other events. All rental packages all include set-up and tear-down and can be customized to suit the needs of any occasion. Let our staff work with you to create a memorable event.

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At the Crossroads of American History

The Allegany Museum serves the greater Allegany Region, which includes Allegany and Garret Counties in Maryland, Mineral County in West Virginia, and Bedford and Somerset Counties in Pennsylvania. The local geography links Allegany to the greater Appalachia region and creates a unique sense of identity and economic integration.