This 140-acre museum features life on the farm in the late 1800s with period artifacts and antiques. The grounds include original farm structures, such as the Farmhouse and a bank barn, as well as a Smokehouse, Broom Shop, Saddlery, Springhouse, Living History Center, Wagon Shed, General Store exhibit, and a One-room Schoolhouse.Traditional arts classes are offered throughout the year, including folk art painting, basket making, blacksmithing, broom making, chair caning/seat weaving, quilting.
This nonprofit organization promotes model railroading and encourages the study of railroad history. The train car and caboose are located at the corner of Oklahoma Road and Baldwin Lane in downtown Sykesville.
The guided tour of eleven rooms of the Homestead provides a chance to see beautiful American-made furniture belonging to one family for six generations. The restored Grist Mill gives demonstrations of grinding grain into flour by water power and the stoneground flours are available for purchase in the gift shop.