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Bromo Seltzer Tower Tour

  • 09 Jul 2022
  • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Bromo Seltzer Tower
  • 19


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:


Join NHSM Archeology Club for a Tour of Bromo Seltzer Tower. The tour takes you up inside the workings of the largest four dial gravity driven, non-chiming clock in the world. The tour begins with an informative Power Point presentation to learn about the history of the building and Isaac Emerson, understand the clock workings, and Bromo Seltzer, the produce for which it is named. Their museum holds a collection of Bromo Seltzer bottles and ephemera. The building is home to 15 floors of artists, writers, sculptors, and more, some of which may be open the day of your visit. Feel free to visit them while there.

Accessibility Limitations: The building is not handicap or wheelchair accessible. The last leg up into the tower is a “ships ladder”.

Ages: 11 years -adults

What is the COVID risk level? This will be an indoor tour with relatively small spaces. Participants should expect to be within 6 feet of each other.

Would this need to be cancelled or have a rain date due to weather?  No

Cancelation Policy: NHSM Field Experiences
Cancelations made 7 or more days in advance of the field experience, will receive a refund (minus a $5 processing fee). Cancelations made within the week of the event will not receive a refund but can be transferred to a friend.

The Natural History Society of Maryland is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation and contributions are tax-deductible.

The mission of the Natural History Society of Maryland is to foster stewardship of Maryland’s natural heritage by conserving its natural history collections, educating its citizenry, and inspiring its youth to pursue careers in the natural sciences.

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