TIME TRAVEL TOURS AT THE PEALE
BALTIMORE, MD, UNITED STATES
OUR 200-YEAR TIME MACHINE
In January, 2018, the Peale received a mysterious package which included detailed plans on how to build a 200-year time machine.
The decision was made to follow the plans and build the time machine in secret. After nine-months of construction at a remote location, the time machine has been thoroughly tested and proven safe, and we are thrilled to now offer Time Travel Tours to the general public, as well as researchers, educators and historians.
The Escapement Time Travel Agency has been setup inside the Peale to oversee reservations, distill the necessary fuel for Time Travel, and manage operations of our Time Travel Tours.
You can visit the Escapement Time Travel Agency at the Peale, or contact one of our Certified Time Travel Agents at
Reservations for Time Travel Tours can also be made online here.
TIME TRAVEL TOURS
Thursday – Sunday
Or by appointment
NOW accepting reservations through March 3, 2019
After activating our 200-Year Time Machine, embark on a guided tour of Rembrandt Peale’s study in the year 1819.
Time Travel Tours are currently led by David London, a storyteller, historian and Certified Time Travel Agent, who will accompany you on your journey, and illuminate the many wonders you will encounter.
Time Travel Tours include up to 40 minutes of actual Time Travel!
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FRIDAY LUNCHTIME TIME TRAVEL TOURS
Fridays, Noon – 1pm
Need a quick escape? Lunchtime Time Travel Tours are currently being offered from noon – 1pm on Friday afternoons. After a brief overview of our time machine, enjoy a quick reprieve from your workday by traveling back in time. And when you return, you will be one-hour closer to the weekend!
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SUNDAY TEA TIME TRAVEL TOURS
Sundays, 3pm – 5pm
Enjoy all the perks of our standard Time Travel Tour, but spend an additional 30 minutes in Rembrandt Peale’s studio to enjoy tea, crackers, cookies, jokes, and a brief magic performance by tour guide David London.
or call 1-866-TME-TRVL to speak with a Certified Time Travel Agent.
Don’t see the date and time you are looking for? Contact us to schedule a private appointment and pick a time that works for you!
On select Sundays at the Peale, and during special events, drop-in Time Travel Tours are available for $1 per minute.
PAY IT BACKWARDS
When making your reservation, please consider a contribution to our “PAY IT BACKWARDS” campaign, to help provide Time Travel Tours to those who may not able to afford it.
Reservations for Sunday Tea Time Travel Tours automatically include a contribution to support these efforts.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHO IS REMBRANDT PEALE?
Rembrandt Peale (February 22, 1778 – October 3, 1860) was an American artist and the founder of Peale’s Baltimore Museum and Gallery of Fine Arts (opened 1814). He was one of twelve children of Charles Wilson Peale, whose family is often considered the first family of American artists.
Throughout his life, aside from operating the Peale Museum in Baltimore, he painted portraits of some of the most famous Americans. Learn more abour Rembrandt Peale here.
WHAT IS THE IDEAL GROUP SIZE FOR A TIME TRAVEL TOUR?
Time Travel Tours can be booked for between 2-10 Time Travelers per tour. The idea size is between 4-8 guests.
HOW LONG IS A TIME TRAVEL TOUR?
Standard Time Travel Tours are 90-minutes in length. Friday Lunchtime Time Travel Tours are just under 1 hour, and Sunday Tea Time Travel Tours are 2-hours.
IS TIME TRAVEL SAFE?
Our Time Machine has been thoroughly tested, and safely and successfully offered tours to hundreds of guests. Occasionally Time Travelers report slight feelings of Time Travel Sickness, but recovery is quick after returning to present day, and no long term effects have been reported.
WHAT IS THIS?
PART PUZZLE, PART EXHIBIT, PART PERFORMANCE, TOTAL IMMERSION!
The Time Travel Tours experience is an interactive exhibit that engages with the history of the Peale and its founder in 1818, and connects certain aspects of that time to ours and to the future.
For more insight, check out the links below.
CAUTION: If you plan on attending a Time Travel Tour, the links below may reveal more than you wish to know. Open at your own risk…
The Escapement Time Travel Agency is currently seeking experienced Time Travelers to assist with Time Travel Tours.
Interested and qualified individuals are invited to attend an informational session, being held in the historic garden at the Peale Center last Tuesday, at 5pm.