Beall-Dawson House

Visitor Information

103 W. Montgomery Ave.
Rockville, Maryland 20850

Phone: 301-762-1492
Hours: Museums and shop open Wednesday - Sunday 12-4 Library open Wednesday - Friday 10-4, Saturday 12-4; year-round

National Trust for Historic Preservation Member Discount: $2 off regular admission. 10% off merchandise in Museum or Gift Shop.


The Montgomery County Historical Society collects, interprets, and promotes the history, heritage and culture of Montgomery County, Maryland. It operates the Beall-Dawson House Museum, the Stonestreet Museum of 19th Century Medicine, and the Sween Research Library, which attract scholars, volunteers, professionals, and participants of all ages. Each building is used for programs and exhibits and to house important collections related to Montgomery County. Artifacts date from prehistory to the present, and the Library maintains extensive collections of photographs, books, manuscripts, maps, newspapers, and other materials that are indispensable to understanding County history.