Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Monday, April 9, 2018

Community Activities and Events on April 14th

Fun activities - in addition to visiting Schifferstadt - that are happening on April 14th... 

Community Trash Clean-Up:  From 9am - 12noon. Help with a volunteer trash cleanup event behind the museum on Saturday, April 14th from 9am-noon. This is part of Alice Ferguson Foundation's Annual Potomac River Watershed Cleanup. We will be meeting behind the museum and dispersing to Baker Park and Waterford Park from there.

Schifferstadt's Bell & History Day:  Open 12noon - 4pm for Bell & History Day! Come tour the museum and - make a lavender sachet to celebrate spring!

The Catoctin Furnace Historical Society, Inc.: Open from 11 am to 3 pm.  This coincides with traditional Bell and History Day!

Catoctin Furnace Historical Society, Inc.

Historic Steiner House: It's Steiner Second Saturday on Saturday, April 14th from 2-5.   Free tours are available to the public.  At 3:30 the Mount Saint Mary's Flute Choir will perform. Please come and visit one of Frederick's oldest and beautiful homes - 211 years old and built by Stephen Steiner who also built the Trinity Spire; (for years Schifferstadt was owned by Steiner). 

Historic Steiner House, 368 W Patrick Street

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Schifferstadt's Bell and History Day is April 14th

Tour this historic house built in 1758 and learn about the family who built it and their way of living. 
Visitors may make lavender sachets to celebrate spring! Hours: 12noon—4pm.
Free - Donations are appreciated. 

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Schifferstadt Stays Busy During Winter

The Schifferstadt Museum will open for the season on April 14, 2018 for Bell & History Day, 12noon - 4pm. After that the museum is open Saturdays and Sundays 1pm - 4pm for tours. 

We accommodate tours by appointment quite easily with some notice.

Mark your calendars for Barnstormers Tour - June 9th, 2018.

Pictured here are kids from the YMCA for a special group tour that took place in January. We divided one large group into smaller groups. Here docents, Bernie and Beth, speak to the young visitors about the Brunners who built the house - and show the interesting arched ceiling under the chimney on the 2nd level.

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Tours By Appointment Only

Schifferstadt is closed for the season for tours on weekends. If you would like to tour Schifferstadt, you can inquire by email or phone to set up and appointment. The office has minimal hours between Christmas and New Years therefore no tour appointments can be arranged. Happy Holidays! Best wishes for the New Year!

Friday, December 15, 2017

Schifferstadt is Closed

This nutcracker soldier is standing guard! Schifferstadt Architectural Museum is closed for the winter. We are always glad to open our gift shop if you need last minute gifts. Our office is open during the weekdays as usual. If you have a question or would like to know how to get involved with this fantastic organization, contact us. info@fredericklandmarks.org

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Schifferstadt celebrates Museums By Candlelight

Museums By Candlelight will delight children and people of all ages who come to Schifferstadt on December 9th, from 12pm - 6pm to celebrate the holidays. Visitors can make traditional holiday crafts, see Father Christmas, learn about hearth-cooking, and sip warm cider. Adults can enjoy an authentic holiday adult drink—Gluehwein provided by Frederick Sister Cities. 

https://www.visitfrederick.org/events/annual-events/museums-by-candlelight/For other museums participating in Museums By Candlelight, see this link.