Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic,
the New Windsor Museum is CLOSED

In the meantime,
learn about New Windsor's history by reading:
Times Crossroads, The History of New Windsor, Maryland
by Emmy Award winning producer and author,
Frank Batavick and available on Amazon!

Book cover for Times Crossroads: the History of New Windsor, MD.


Explore Carroll County Downtowns


New Windsor Middle Students on Historic Tour

Local middle school students recently used GPS devices donated by the Heart of the Civil War Heritgage Area to go on a Historic Scavenger Hunt in New Windsor, MD.


Check out our Events page for more upcoming activities and to look at our calendar.

Recent Announcements

  • Archaeological Digs Archaeological digs led by teacher Lisa Macurak are on hold until the Carroll County Public Schools reopen for in-person instruction. Once the tours resume, all students age 11 or ...
    Posted Sep 1, 2020, 11:08 AM by NWHC Account
  • POSTPONED - New Windsor Spirited Tales Tour has been postponed until 2021 Due to ongoing concerns about COVID-19, our Spirited Tales event, originally scheduled for October 24, 2020, has been POSTPONED until October of 2021. Please watch our website and Facebook ...
    Posted Sep 1, 2020, 11:07 AM by NWHC Account
  • The New Windsor Musuem & Fountain Shoppe are CLOSED Due to COVID-19 WHY NOT SHOP LOCALLY? The Museum Fountain Shoppe at 207 Main Street sells New-Windsor-themed pottery, tote bags, mugs, notecards, holiday ornaments, books, postcards, etc., including a comical postcard ...
    Posted Sep 1, 2020, 11:10 AM by NWHC Account
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New Windsor Museum sign photo courtesy of Mary Briggeman


Visit our Museum


Let one of our knowledgeable docents teach you something new about our town!

No Public Restrooms / Handicapped Parking Available

Museum Tour on DVD Upon Request

Due to the historic features of the 1812 building that houses the New Windsor Heritage Committee Museum, accessibility to guests with physical disabilities can be challenging. In order to provide the best possible experience to all guests, NWHC strives to accommodate guests with disabilities by providing alternative experiences, including a video tour, electronic records, and other accommodations to assist with guests’ special needs. With advance notice, we will make every effort to respond to special needs requests.

Contact us at 410-635-2602 or send an e-mail to nwhc1986@gmail.com


Meeting Information

Business Meetings of the New Windsor Heritage Committee typically take place the 1st Monday of each month at the Museum