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Hampton National Historic Site

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Address: 535 Hampton Lane, Towson, MD 21286
Phone Number: 4108231309
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10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: The Hampton Historic Site offers a glimpse into Colonial and early...
The Hampton Historic Site offers a glimpse into Colonial and early American lifestyles.
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History lovers will LOVE it!

We had driven past this many times and never stopped. After we took our first tour, we went back a week later for another! What a hidden gem!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Glen Arm, Maryland
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Glen Arm, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We had driven past this many times and never stopped. After we took our first tour, we went back a week later for another! What a hidden gem!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 via mobile

Be sure to allot 2-3 hours if you want to see everything. And it's free! There is much to see - a historic house that takes you room by room through the Ridgely decades, a garden, farmhouse and slave quarters. This is a park service site very well done.

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Owings Mills, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

There was a guided tour that I thought was very good! The interior of the main building is well maintained the grounds are well manicured. I saw some deer as I was walking around the property!

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

fantastic lunch and time spent walking thru the house and I really don't have much more to say other than the grounds are well kept the lunch was fantastic and there really are ghosts in the house -and in the cemetery

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We had a very pleasant walk through the grounds of the Hampton National Historical Site. We walked around the mansion grounds and saw the beautiful gardens. There are stations along the paths to explain the history and function of the buildings. We sat on a bench to relax and enjoy a breeze. The Orangery and ice tunnel were different to... More 

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Key West, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

This place was right up the street from where I grew up, so I've been there many many times over the past 40 years! It keeps getting better and better! I was there again in April while visiting Towson. Loved it all over again! This is a National Park Service site - but know that it's not very wheelchair accessible... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Very scenic place with an excellent guided tour of the mansion. Our 8- and 7-year-old girls had a lot of fun and exercise. There was also a vintage car show on the day we visited. Had a great time. Will definitely be going back later this summer to see the garden.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Although Baltimore has been in the news for many bad reasons lately, here's something that may have been overlooked by the media. The Hampton Mansion (as us locals call it) just opened a new visitor center. While the center is very small, it serves a greater purpose. For those coming out of town, one may not be aware of the... More 

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MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

In my mind the NHP does a fabulous job. And this site was right up with the best of NHP sites. I got a personal tour from an extremely knowledge volunteer, because I was short on time. The rangers are great, knowledgeable and helpful. And this history behind why this place exist was phenomenal.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

The Hampton Natl. Historic Site is the largest example of it's particular architectural style. Home of the Ridgeley's, each room is well maintained and furnished. There are also slave quarters and an overseer's home. We've taken family and out-of-town friends to see the plantation and all have enjoyed it. It's especially nice at Christmas, because the rooms are decorated and... More 

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Additional Information about Hampton National Historic Site

Address: 535 Hampton Lane, Towson, MD 21286
Phone Number: 4108231309
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Towson
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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