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Address: 1611 North Market Street, Frederick, MD
Phone Number: 301 600 1646
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Description: Rose Hill Manor Park & Museums provides visitors with the opportunity to...
Rose Hill Manor Park & Museums provides visitors with the opportunity to explore life in 18th & 19th century America. The 1790s Manor House was the retirement home of Maryland's first elected goernor, Thomas Johnson. In addition to the Manor House which includes period exhibits and is Children's Museum the property features an ice house, log cabin, blacksmith shop, carriage collection, gardens and Farm Museum.
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Went on a whim, and I'm glad I did.

The first governor of MD's house. Oddly enough, they do not have much history about him or his family. The house is decorated with period furniture. They have a bunch of WWII... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

The first governor of MD's house. Oddly enough, they do not have much history about him or his family. The house is decorated with period furniture. They have a bunch of WWII memorabilia hanging on the walls because the last owners were WWII veterans. So, it's a strange combination, but it all works. Our guide was the nicest person and... More 

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Delaware
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

This 1746 home once belonged to Maryland's first governor, Thomas Johnson. Although it is well arranged for groups of children, Pat, my guide, made it come alive for one adult old house lover. It is partially furnished with period furniture supplemented by games and toys to interest the kiddies, period-style. Located in a County park, it also has a carriage... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We go to Rose Hill Manor once a year, every year. This time, our experience was basically the same as previous. If you go, try to ensure that its on a day when the blacksmithing shop is open. Thats really a great part of the visit. The staff have a lot of information and its neat to see how these... More 

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Frederick, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I have been to Rose Hill on many occasions. They have events and festivals through out the year, including but not limited to a Halloween Trick-or-Treat through history event. They also have activities for home schooled children as well as summer fun activities and camps (for a fee). The prices are reasonable and my child has always loved the activities.... More 

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Asia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

We went yesterday and we loved it. G have 14, 7, 4 year olds. All three found it interesting. So much to do and touch and play. A wonderful, well informed young top guide in period dress spent the whole afternoon with us. My seven year old proclaimed, this is like a museum, but better!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I love the old houses and love to see people dressed in period clothing. The downsides is the museum could be open more often.

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

This was a great hands-on touch museum for children. I had 2 preschool children with me and they thoroughly enjoyed playing with many wonderful colonial items. Each room, both upstairs and downstairs had an amazing variety of opportunities for fun and learning. The two staff ladies who were there were friendly and helpful. There were buildings outside that you could... More 

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Sterling
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

This Federal era home hosted the Johnson family in 1800. Also featured are beautiful flower and herb gardens, a Children's Museum, a carriage house with many historic carriages, ice house, log cabin, etc. Tours of the house and grounds are available. Visitors are offered handmade mint tea, made daily in the mansion's kitchen.

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Frederick, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Park requires an entry fee. Has many things going on throughout the year. Heritage days, cival war encampments, etc. You can also tour the house. Nice big area well maintained.

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Frederick, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Visited for the 1st time back in May 2014 to attend the 2nd annual Festa Italiana. The parking was free, but there was an entrance fee of $10/person to get into the festival. It was for a good cause though, the Habitat of Humanity of Frederick County. Soon after entering we got to exchange our American dollars for fake lira... More 

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