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Liriodendron Mansion

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Artist Showing

Beautiful setting for a beautiful mansion. The rooms were decorated with artworks of two talented... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Carol L
Bel Air, Maryland
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Program thru the Harford County Public Library

This mansion is just beautiful which is located in Harford County Md. I attended an event that... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
Bel Air, Maryland
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Historic home of Dr. Howard Atwood Kelly, one of the founders of Johns Hopkins Hospital and Medical School. Built in 1898, Palladian architecture, summer home for Dr. & Mrs. Kelly and their nine children. Property and mansion now owned by Harford...more
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502 W Gordon St, Bel Air, MD 21014-3521
+1 410-879-4424
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Beautiful setting for a beautiful mansion. The rooms were decorated with artworks of two talented local artists. Wine, cheese and snacks were provided in a large drawing room. I have also attended weddings and the setting was gorgeous.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Carol L
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

This mansion is just beautiful which is located in Harford County Md. I attended an event that was sponsored by our local library. We purchased a ticket which included wonderful librarians speaking about the books that are offered and we also had a fabulous lunch....More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Liriodendron F, Manager at Liriodendron Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Thank you for the kind words! We are planning on developing many more events here at the Liriodendron. For example, we have an art exhibit of works from the country of Estonia opening September 16 and we have scheduled several related events as well. Details...More

Reviewed June 18, 2018

Summer home to one of the Big Four of Johns Hopkins, the Liriodendron is as much a part of national and medical history as it is of small-town Bel Air history. Great venue for wedding, parties, etc.More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank nxops7
Liriodendron F, Manager at Liriodendron Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2018

Thank you for the nice review! We have Open House every Sunday from 1:00 - 4:00pm, and Wednesdays from 1:00 - 7:00pm, free admission. Visitors can learn more about our mansion and Dr. Howard A. Kelly's legacy, view our art exhibits, and stroll our lovely...More

Reviewed April 9, 2018

My sister lives very close to the Liriodendron, she attended a friends wedding at the mansion and thought it would be a wonderful place for her own wedding in Nov 2017. The staff at Liriodendron gave us a private tour, allowed us to arrive early...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Liriodendron F, Manager at Liriodendron Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2018

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We appreciate your sister choosing the Liriodendron for her wedding. It is our goal to help provide our wedding parties with a beautiful experience in our "peaceful oasis" in Bel Air!

Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

This 1898 Palladium mansion on the hill in Bel Air is a lovely estate to relax and dream to your heart’s content. Dr Howard A Kelly’s summer home is loaded with history, culture and the arts. Take advantage of this gem and let it help...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed January 1, 2018

Very old place but very well maintained. The home is really good for large gatherings. The lower parking lot is the only issue with this awesome property.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed December 26, 2017

It's quaint ... but that is about all I can say for it. Being a member at other nearby gardens may have spoiled me. Not a whole lot to do or see. If you are looking for a quiet and close place to stroll and...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Liriodendron F, General Manager at Liriodendron Mansion, responded to this reviewResponded December 27, 2017

Hello, and thank you for visiting the Liriodendron. Our historic site is located on county-owned property, so essentially wooded park land. But we do not have formal gardens or educational materials; we do have a small "Woodland Walk" maintained by the Harford County Master Gardeners....More

Reviewed July 10, 2017

I have been to several events here. Not the best parking situation, but the house and grounds are beautiful.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank scrunge13
Management response:Responded July 13, 2017

Thank you for your review, and we are so glad you have enjoyed visiting our historic site. We do have a transport vehicle which rental parties can choose to include in their booking to bring guests from our lower parking lot.

Reviewed July 10, 2017

The mansion is a lovely place to visit and a superb wedding venue with ample parking, tremendous options for dining and dancing and lovely landscaping.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank urandrod
Management response:Responded July 13, 2017

Thank you so much for your kinds words, and we are glad you enjoyed your time here. We have Open House every Sunday afternoon from 1:00 - 4:00pm, for tours of our historic site and to view our art exhibits.

Reviewed June 4, 2017

Georgian revival Mansion formerly the residence of one of the four prestigous teaching doctors of John's Hopkins that for the most part given over to wedding parties and displaying second rate artists work as a type of gallery. The grounds and interior are well taken...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Management response:Responded June 6, 2017

Thank you for visiting the Liriodendron. We are sorry that the current configuration and use of the house did not meet your expectations. However the historical and architectural splendor and integrity of the mansion remains; in fact the house is virtually in original condition. The...More

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