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Montpelier Mansion

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Address: 9650 Muirkirk Road, Laurel, MD 20708
Phone Number: 301-377-7817
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Blast in the Past History Playground

The playground is a great way to introduce young children to history. They can wind up a bucket at the well, give a Punch & Judy puppet show, visit the town square, play house in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Ann W
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Laurel, Maryland
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Laurel, Maryland
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The playground is a great way to introduce young children to history. They can wind up a bucket at the well, give a Punch & Judy puppet show, visit the town square, play house in the historic Summer House at the end of the historic boxwood maze, try their hand at tavern games, build with life-sized Lincoln logs and much... More 

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east coast
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75 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on a day when there wasn't a docent, just a self-guided tour-but the pamphlet we got had a lot of information. Admission is $5. We learned what life was like in pre-revolutionary war times for the wealthy and for slaves and indentured servants, and why homes like this were designed the way they were. .

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Vienna, Virginia
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283 reviews
111 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

For only $5, you get full access to the mansion, grounds and the large barn that houses artist studios. I picked up the written tour brochure at the front desk and followed it through the house. The brochure tells you which room to enter next and includes a nice description of the room's original use and furnishings. It's a beautiful... More 

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Laurel, Maryland
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103 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

The Montpelier Mansion is managed by the Park Service, and is a free attraction. Ample parking. The adjacent barn is an arts center, for exhibition and classes. The House was built for the Snowden family, from England, using locally produced brick. The Snowdens were Quakers, and slave holders. They produced iron from the local ores, and made a lot of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

My daughter (19) and I just happen to stumble on this little treasure (thank you Trip Advisor) when we were in Columbia, MD. Well kept, friendly staff, and rich in history. They have a self paced walking tour complete with a booklet to guide you through each room describing each room in detail. Definitely worth the stop.

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Thank Cynthia V
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

We were the only visitors the day we attended. We took the self-guided tour and appreciated being able to take our time. It was very interesting to see the period pieces and stroll the grounds.

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Bowie, Maryland
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285 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

Great activities year round, beautiful grounds and scenery, hidden gem in Laurel, definitely must go.

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Laurel, Maryland
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55 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

Wandering the garden for the staff-maintained geocache was the best part of the experience. The tour is so-so, traditional, too many words kind of experience.

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Thank PathfinderMark
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016 via mobile

Went on a field trip last week with my daughters school. The ladies who worked at the mansion were very informative and helpful. The kids had a lot of questions. They were able to dress up in old clothes and play at the Mansion w antique toys.

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Laurel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

This was our first visit to the mansion and we were pleasantly surprised. we came for a performance and got so much more. The people are very famliar with the mansion and very friendly.

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