Upcoming Events

Westminster Hall remains closed, but the Burying Ground is open. For information click here.

Happy Birthday Poe!

Saturday, January 23, 2021

The American poet and writer best known for his short stories and poems celebrates his birthday this month.  Celebrate Poe's Birthday virtually by visiting Edgar Allan Poe: Forever.


Doors Open Baltimore 2020

Westminster Hall: Where Baltimore History Rests in Peace

Doors Open Baltimore features free arts and cultural events at participating venues and organizations throughout Baltimore City during the month of October. Due to the pandemic Doors Open Baltimore went virtual this year.  Over 40 virtual events were hosted with 6,000 event registrations.  If you missed Westminster's virtual event, be sure to watch it now. 

Poe is Dead 2020!

Watch Again!


Join the Facebook Live Community on October 10, 2020 at 4:00pm. They will pay tribute to writer and poet Edgar Allan Poe. The annual commemoration usually held on the grounds of Westminster Hall and Burying Ground will be virtual due to COVID-19 restrictions. View tributes, performances and theatrical readings. This event is hosted by Edgar Allan Poe: Evermore. For more information email Poe is Dead.


Tours with Baltimore Heritage - 

Westminster Hall and Burying Ground have partnered with Baltimore Heritage to bring you The Catacombs Under Westminster: "Two Hundred Years of Tombs and Edgar Allan Poe’s Gravesite."  Please check back for dates. 

Lunch Under the Pipes (LUP): Check back for dates. 

The University of Maryland Carey School of Law and Westminster Preservation Trust, Inc. are proud to sponsor "Lunch Under the Pipes," a free lunchtime recital series featuring Westminster Hall's beautifully restored 1882 Johnson pipe organ.  People attending the recitals are invited to bring their lunch. For information or to be added to our mailing list, please call us at 410-706-2072 or email us at info@westminsterhall.org. 

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