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William Paca Garden

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Address: 186 Prince George St., Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone Number: 410-267-7619
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: This garden is a perfect example of a pre-Revolutionary War garden.

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Lovely Gardens

We had come from the tour of the Naval Academy and were a little tired so we did not go into the house but did tour the gardens. They were lovely and very peaceful. It was a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We had come from the tour of the Naval Academy and were a little tired so we did not go into the house but did tour the gardens. They were lovely and very peaceful. It was a delight to sit after the tour of the academy. There are several areas to explore and we enjoyed our visit.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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23 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

It took me three trips to the William Paca House and Gardens to be able to take part in a tour (they were closing or had an event scheduled) but when I finally got to our the house and gardens it was well worth the wait. I was the first person there when they opened and so I had a... More 

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Manheim, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We (me, my sisters, my mom and my nephew) visited the William Paca House and Gardens on June 25th, 2015 and they were both beautiful. Our tour guide for the house, Andrew Smith, was wonderful. He was very interesting and added his own flair to the tour. My mom uses a wheelchair when we are doing a lot of walking... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Very cool to walk through the old home. It really feels like you are in a time machine. The young man who was a tour guide had a lot of knowledge. Worth $8. The garden was gorgeous but there was a wedding scheduled so we had to rush through that portion.

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Queenstown, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

The house tour is very informative and the guides are very knowledgable about the lives of the Paca family. there are many period furniture pieces in each of the rooms and the house is in beautiful condition. The gardens are a little lack luster and look like they need a little renovation and repair.

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Irwin, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

The Paca garden was disappointing in that much of the garden needed to be planted with additional flowering plants. I do understand that they are trying to recreate the garden as it was during Paca's life but more planting was definitely necessary. The rooms themselves were presented to be of the time, however were modern floor lamps necessary? Not worth... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

The house is a meticulously restored Georgian colonial mansion. We took the 1 hr tour, offered every hour on the half hour. There is also a half hour tour offered on the hour. The guide was very knowledgable but rather brisk. A lot to cover, I suppose. The gardens in the back of the house are spectacular. Nice gift shop.... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

One of the many Georgian mansions in Annapolis. Georgian, as in during the reign of George the III and the American Revolution. Stop at the Visitors' Center between West and Northwest Streets for a map and suggestions. Spring and Fall bring our most beautiful weather but visit any time for a romantic getaway of great family trip. We suggest Gibson's... More 

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Saint Leonard, Maryland
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Beautiful garden, interesting house and history. Friendly, engaging staff. I've been to Annapolis more times than I can count, but I never knew this block-long, open backyard formal garden even existed. Don't miss the fish-shaped fish pond at the bottom of the yard. We didn't notice the shape during our first stroll around before the tour started, so I was... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We had trouble finding the cost of admission online so walked in anyway. We took the unguided garden entrance for $5 each. Very nice formal gardens. Only the columbine and a few roses were in bloom but we enjoyed the summerhouse and pond area. Small, but a refreshing change from walking the hot bricks of town. Nice to see that... More 

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Additional Information about William Paca Garden

Address: 186 Prince George St., Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone Number: 410-267-7619
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Annapolis
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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