YAAM Tour of the Bromo-Seltzer Tower

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Date(s) - 07/14/2018
10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Broom-Seltzer Tower

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You’ve seen it – from the street, on the horizon – the whole time you’ve lived in Baltimore: the Bromo-Seltzer Tower!  But if you’re like 99.9% of us, you’ve never actually been inside of this beautiful building, Baltimore’s homage to Florence’s Palazzo Vecchio.  We think it’s time to correct that omission. Join YAAM on Saturday, July 14th (Bastille Day!), at 10:30 a.m., for a group tour of the tower, courtesy of the Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts.  You will learn about the remarkable life of “Captain” Isaac Emerson, the multi-millionaire pharmacist who invented Bromo-Seltzer and who built the tower to beautify the factory where this headache and digestive remedy was produced.  At the top of the tower, you’ll get a chance to see the clock room – which runs the largest four-dial gravity-driven clock in the world (bigger, even, than Big Ben in London!) – and to view the work of dozens of artists whose studios now occupy the tower.  The tour will last about one hour, and the price of admission to the tower is $8 per person.


What: Tour of the Bromo-Seltzer Tower and studios of resident artists

When: Saturday, July 14th at 10:30 am – please arrive by 10:15 am

Where: Bromo-Seltzer Tower, 21 S Eutaw Street, Baltimore, MD

Cost: $8 per person for admission to the tower (maximum tour size is 30)

Parking:   There is an open parking lot across the street; parking opposite the Tower on Lombard Street at the Marriott and Holiday Inn; the Redwood Parking garage, 1/2 block north on Eutaw Street; and parking about one block east at the Baltimore Arena garage (entered off Howard Street) and another garage entered off Howard Street between Pratt and Lombard.  It is also only a block and a half from the University Center stop on the Light Rail.

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