Art & History Museums – Maitland


Founded as an art colony in 1937 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this lovely little spot provides classes and studio space to area artists, galleries where they can display their work, and peaceful gardens.

While here, check out the small history museum and telephone museum next door.

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