Baltimore’s Evergreen Museum & Library: Where to go and what to know

March 15, 2012
GETTING THERE

Baltimore is about 50 miles from Washington up Interstate 95. Once in Baltimore, take Exit 53 to merge onto Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, which eventually flows into Howard Street. Turn right onto Route 1 (West North Avenue), then left onto North Calvert Street. Turn left onto East University Parkway, then right onto St. Paul Street. Stay right onto North Charles Street and look for signs for Evergreen Museum & Library on the right.

WHERE TO STAY

Doubletree Inn at the Colonnade

4 W. University Pkwy.

410-235-5400

www.colonnadebaltimore.com

Directly across from the Johns Hopkins University campus and less than two miles from Evergreen. Rooms from $179.

Wilson House Bed and Breakfast

2100 Mt. Royal Terr.

410-353-6267

www.wilson-house.net

Near Penn Station in the Mount Vernon neighborhood. Ten rooms from $105.

WHERE TO EAT

Gertrude’s

10 Art Museum Dr.

410-889-3399

www.gertrudesbaltimore.com

In the Baltimore Museum of Art. Traditional Chesapeake fare: crabs, rockfish, corn fritters, crab soup, etc. Entrees start at $16.

Cafe Hon

1002 W. 36th St.

410-243-1230

www.cafehon.com

Comfort food and Maryland cuisine. Easily identifiable by the giant pink flamingo out front. Sandwiches from $7, dinner entrees from $12.

WHAT TO DO

Evergreen Museum & Library

4545 N. Charles St.

410-516-0341

www.museums.jhu.edu/evergreen.php

Tuesday-Friday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday noon to 4 p.m. Closed Mondays. $8, seniors $7, children 6-17 $5.

Hosting an exhibition of the works of French artist Alix Ayme through Sept. 30. See Web site for details.

INFORMATION

www.baltimore.org

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