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Historic London Town and Gardens

839 Londontown Road, Edgewater, MD 21037-2120
+1 410-222-7441
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Beautiful Day!

My hubby and I picked a beautiful day to visit London Town and Gardens. A lost colonial town that... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Robin W
Lindenwold, New Jersey
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Beautiful grounds & historical interest

We visited this site partly because they had advertised free Sunday evening concerts there in the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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Welcome to Historic London Town and Gardens where discovery and learning are daily experiences. The 23-acre museum and park features history, archaeology, and horticulture. Explore the Historic Area, which includes the circa 1760 William Brown House, a National Historic Landmark, and reconstructed colonial buildings from the "lost town" of London. Wander the eight-acre Woodland Garden of native plants and exotic species arranged along a one-mile trail before enjoying the seasonal Ornamental Gardens overlooking the South River. Kids of all ages enjoy the Sound and Sensory Garden. Our modern Visitor Center and Pavilion support weddings, business meetings, family events, as well as school and group tours.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good43%
  • Average2%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
839 Londontown Road, Edgewater, MD 21037-2120
+1 410-222-7441
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My hubby and I picked a beautiful day to visit London Town and Gardens. A lost colonial town that about 20 years ago we had the pleasure of helping to work on an archeological dig. It was just one day back then but really cool....More

Thank Robin W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this site partly because they had advertised free Sunday evening concerts there in the summer. We went early to take in some history. The grounds are beautiful with walking paths through beautifully landscaped, wooded areas. There are restored buildings to tour which are...More

Thank LisaJane222
Reviewed July 30, 2017

This is really off the beaten path, and you wonder if this neighborhood of small cottages could have a historic site, but indeed it does. There is a nice museum telling about the archeology needed to discover where the 17th C buildings were, and you...More

Thank DelawareToni
Reviewed May 20, 2017

This museum is a treasure! It has a beautiful garden, lots of history, and special exciting events. I have taken my family as well as my fourth grade class.

Thank Janice M
Reviewed May 18, 2017

We had a very informative tour of the William Brown House by Vicky. The museum in the welcome center was laid out nicely and offered interesting info about life in the colonial area, and the rise and fall of Londontowne. From what we saw of...More

Thank TravelQueen257
Reviewed April 10, 2017

We arrived at 1040 am after the 10 am opening only to find out that the first tour of the William Brown House was not until 1 PM. We were told we could leave and get lunch and come back if we wanted to but...More

Thank BJL2342
historiclondontown, General Manager at Historic London Town and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2017

I'm so sorry that the visit was a negative one. We'll look into the exhibits audio issue. On weekdays, we do offer guided tours of the William Brown House at set times, but on weekends, the House is open for visiting at your leisure. I...More

Reviewed February 13, 2017

Beautiful place on the water for spring and summer. Have attended a couple of weddings and they such a nice job and the grounds are perfect.

1  Thank Dawn C
Reviewed November 6, 2016

We enjoyed a very informative tour of the William Brown House from the colonial period and then walked the garden paths. There were lots of Camellias in bloom and some excellent bird watching as well. The property is on the bank of the South River...More

1  Thank Qtfish
Reviewed October 21, 2016

Historic buildings and great waterfront views. Besides the brick manor house, there is an original wooden barn, and tobacco drying sheds, and the original well.This was the house of the guy who ran the ferry across the river. It is on Park land, but there...More

1  Thank Patrick S
Reviewed October 12, 2016

Located on the South River, take a step back in time to the Colonial era - learn about local and American history of ports and trade, right here in our own backyard. Visit the Almhouse, explore the gardens, check out the Visitor Center and Pavillion....More

2  Thank Wizard0fWaz
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August 26, 2015|
Response from historiclondontown | Property representative |
There is always something in bloom at London Town! On the London Town website is a section called What's In Bloom under gardens. For example, in September, you should see Japanese Anemone, Lorapetalum, Hardy Begonia, Salvia... More