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Spend the $20 for the Architectural Tour

Taking the in depth guided tour which spoke about the house, origins and each individual room. The... read more

Reviewed July 25, 2018
Boise, Idaho
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A very unique house for its time

The only way to see the inside is with a guided tour. The antiques are very well preserved. The... read more

Reviewed July 15, 2018
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The Hammond Harwood House is the Jewel of Annapolis, preserved intact since 1774. In addition to its magnificent, perfectly preserved architecture inside and out, this National Historic Landmark contains an outstanding collection of John Shaw...more
19 Maryland Ave, Annapolis, MD 21401-1626
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We checked the website for times of opening and it indicated it was open. Arrived to find a sign “closed for season.” HELLO out there - update your website if you close for a prolonged period of time!!! Not an easy hike for the elderly.More

Date of experience: January 2019
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HammondHarwoodHouse, Museum at Hammond-Harwood House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We are sorry for your frustration. The Hours of Operation are posted on our website under VISIT all year round: April 1st – December 31st: Open Monday – Sunday, Tuesday closed. Open hours from 12 PM to 5 PM. Last tour at 4 PM. January-March:...More

Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

Taking the in depth guided tour which spoke about the house, origins and each individual room. The guide was very knowledgeable and took her time talking with us. To schedule this tour you need to call ahead, but you will gain much more knowledge then...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 15, 2018

The only way to see the inside is with a guided tour. The antiques are very well preserved. The architecture was very unique for its time because of the angles and location of the kitchen. Our Docent, Paul Murphy, was very knowledgeable and shares his...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 15, 2018

This home is lovingly restored with authentic pieces (still in progress) and lots of stories. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

Very informative hour long tour of this historic colonial house. Our docent, Paul, was very knowledgeable and did a nice job at explaining the history of the house and locals of the time. The house was very well decorated and in excellent condition throughout.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

This has has wonderful architecture and the woodwork is amazing. If you have AAA, they give a discount. It was very warm so we did not spend alot of time outside but that was okay. Our guide was very animated and knowledgable. Highly recommend if...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 28, 2018

Annapolis has superb restaurants and an amazing port, but it also has great historic sites too. The Hammond-Harwood House is a hidden treasure with a great history. The tour guide was great. A must see.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

We greatly enjoyed our hourlong tour. The guide was friendly and shared a lot of interest history about the home and the people of that time period. It was cool to see a Rembrandt painting of George Washington from the last year of Washington’s life...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

this house has the most amazing and outstanding woodwork both inside and out. the story of the house is fascinating. The furnishings are appropriate .

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 26, 2018

Our docent was Sharon and she was VERY knowledgeable and excited to share the history of the architect, the owners, their genealogy and the life events during the time of the building of this home. The home is still a residential home and tours are...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Walking Tour & Restaurants/Bars Recommendation (4 Replies)
I'm going to Annapolis for three nights over labor weekend, staying at the Annapolis Marriott Waterfront. I have two full days to explore and have reserved a 2 hour kayaking tour on Sunday with Kayak Annapolis. Would you recommend a walking tour on Saturday or just seeing the sites on my own and taking their tours at the Navy Academy, State House, and Hammond-Harwood House? Which walking tour would you recommend? I like smaller groups. Have you heard of Annapolis Urban Adventures? Any...More
August 13, 2011|
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Although you can see allot of the City on your own, I would probably take a walking tour just because the guides do add value. I also enjoyed the Discover Annapolis Trolly tour. As far as bars go, I would recommend McGarvey's, Rams Head, Galway Bay, and the Boatyard for a nice mix of folks. I also like the food at both McGarvey's and Galway Bay. Harry Browne's and Osteria 177are also good dining choices downtown.