There are many other museums also, including a Toy Museum and several on the theme of Black American History, including a “National Great Blacks in Wax Museum.” The city boasts several locations which are important in the history of jazz. There are also museums of Art, Industry, Streetcars and Railroad.
Another famous personality from Baltimore is the writer Edgar Allan Poe, and visitors can find out more about him at the Edgar Allen Poe House, or pay their respects at his gravestone nearby. For visitors who like to be active there are sailing trips and in the winter also skating activities, since the waterways have always been important to Baltimore culture. The city offers a wide variety of different cuisines, reflecting its melting pot history. The most famous local dish is seafood and especially lump crabcakes and it is highly recommended that visitors try this delicious dish and get to know the friendly local