Welcome to George Peabody Library's Wunderkammer!

From dandies in danger to the lusty dramas of educated fleas, the George Peabody Library proves that the past was indeed STRANGE! Visit us in Baltimore (don't worry, in addition to the strange things depicted here, we also have plenty of old and rare and classy books, too).

Hours: Tuesday-Thursday 9am -5pm; Friday 9-3

Address: 17 East Mount Vernon Place Baltimore, MD 21202

Phone: 410-234-4943

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It’s time for Funny Friday! Are you ready for one of the best jokes ever? Here’s a major hoot for you:
Wifey: “Go back and fight him, you coward.”Hubby: “But he’s given me two black eyes already.”Wifey: “Well, he can’t give you anymore, can he?”
Call No.: 818 .5202 B4644 1929Location: George Peabody Library

It’s time for Funny Friday! Are you ready for one of the best jokes ever? Here’s a major hoot for you:

Wifey: “Go back and fight him, you coward.”
Hubby: “But he’s given me two black eyes already.”
Wifey: “Well, he can’t give you anymore, can he?”

Call No.: 818 .5202 B4644 1929
Location: George Peabody Library

Not That Kind of Hash, Silly!
Instead, these are old-fashioned jokes guaranteed to offer a quick spit shine to the greasy spoon of your choice!  Hungry for a joke?  Then I hope this fills your belly with laughter (though it most likely won’t):Flip Boarder - Well, what have we got to eat this morning?Frosty Landlady - You ain’t got to eat nothing if you don’t want to.Call No.:  818 .5202 Ed33 1915Location: George Peabody Library

Not That Kind of Hash, Silly!

Instead, these are old-fashioned jokes guaranteed to offer a quick spit shine to the greasy spoon of your choice!  Hungry for a joke?  Then I hope this fills your belly with laughter (though it most likely won’t):

Flip Boarder - Well, what have we got to eat this morning?
Frosty Landlady - You ain’t got to eat nothing if you don’t want to.

Call No.:  818 .5202 Ed33 1915
Location: George Peabody Library

Hot Stuff and How!Here’s a joke that certainly went over well in the speakeasies:"Let me have a loaf of white bread, please.""Sorry, we have nothing but rye.""Oh, boy!  Fine!  Gimme a quart."Call No.: 818 .5202 P398 1929Location: George Peabody Library

Hot Stuff and How!

Here’s a joke that certainly went over well in the speakeasies:
"Let me have a loaf of white bread, please."
"Sorry, we have nothing but rye."
"Oh, boy!  Fine!  Gimme a quart."

Call No.: 818 .5202 P398 1929
Location: George Peabody Library