Great news for supporters of Allegany Museum!
The Allegany Museum, a 501 (c) 3 non-profit, has been awarded a Maryland Dept. of Housing & Community Development grant of tax credits. The Community Investment Tax Credit Program – 2018, provides a 50% Maryland tax credit incentive for donors to give in the $500 to $1,500 range.
The available tax credits are limited, and will be utilized on a first come – first served basis, until they are committed. Click for more...




The Allegany Museum 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 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. Contact or click here for more information.

Allegany Museum hosted an exhibition of the work of students from Allegany and Fort Hill high schools titled “Historical Research Projects” in June.
Allegany High School student Avery Nies won the prestigious George Washington Leadership Prize for her exhibit “Conflict and Compromises of the Whiskey Rebellion.” Avery’s exhibit was a feature of the George Washington Whiskey Rebellion Fest, held June 8 at the Museum.

At the Crossroads of American History

Allegany Museum is located at 3 Pershing St, Cumberland MD. It covers two floors of a fully restored neo-classical revival building built in the 1930s. The Museum serves the Allegany area, which is part of the Appalachia region. The Allegany area includes Allegany and Garret Counties in Maryland, Mineral County in West Virginia, and Bedford and Somerset Counties in Pennsylvania. We curate, exhibit, and communicate our geographic, cultural, and commercial heritage.