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Mount Vernon Cultural District

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Address: MVBA / 1221 N Calvert St, Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone Number: 410-528-1919

Mount Vernon is home to Baltimore's most prestigious cultural institutions...

Mount Vernon is home to Baltimore's most prestigious cultural institutions including: The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra,The Walters Art Museum, The Lyric Opera House, Centerstage, Spotlighter's Theater, The Peabody Institute,Contemporary Museum, Enoch Pratt Free Library, Eubie Blake National Jazz Institute, Garrett Jacobs Mansion, The George Peabody Library, Maryland Historical Society, Theatre Project

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Mount Vernon - Baltimore

Mount Vernon is particularly nice during Flower Mart. Check out the local attractions and churches on the walking tour.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Baltimore, Maryland
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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Mount Vernon is particularly nice during Flower Mart. Check out the local attractions and churches on the walking tour.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A must see. From the incredible Walters Art Museum, to the Washington Monument, to the Peabody Conservatory library, to the Historic and grand Engineer's Club...it's all there.

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Alexandria, VA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

The Mt. Vernon Cultural District has some sights to see. The Walters Museum of Art is a fine art museum that you can spend 2-4 hours in on a nice or rainy day. The Old Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church is attractive. The same is true for the Washington Monument. Several other sights as well.

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Bountiful, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

We walked here from our hotel (SpringHill Suites down by the Inner Harbour) only took us about 20 minutes to walk up here and we really enjoyed it. Not much to see in the city on the way, but once we arrived we had plenty to see. The National Basilica was also close by. The Washington monument they have here... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

This was the first really attractive old Baltimore neighborhood I discovered. The park in the center isn't as well cared for as it ought to be, but the old homes and other buildings surrounding it are very nice.

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Southern Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

We happened upon this area while biking around Baltimore. So much to see in this one area!!! From the George Washington Monument to the variety of churches. From the artistry on some of the buildings to the clever graffiti on others. Everywhere you look there is something interesting to see. We were lucky to be there during Flower Mart! We... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

My buddy and I came here and stayed in a hostel called Hi Baltimore. The general area is quite nice and is very quiet at night. It was almost strange to see such little activity and so few cars. However, the neighborhood has a lot to offer. There are a few really nice bars around. One that I remember we... More 

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Cambridge, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

Lots of beautiful architecture and so many restaurants that I wanted to try, but we were only there for a short bit. Also want to go back and visit the museums. Felt very safe, even at night in most areas. Will return again!

Thank Chris D
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

Well beyond the tourist places down towards the harbor, Mt. Vernon offers a different ambiance, quaint and historic. This is a place that needs to be savored, step by step, best in the spring or the fall when the air is not humid or the cold blistering. The seat of many historical residential buildings, right on the square, museums and... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

The Washington Monument. Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore School for the Arts, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, The Center Stage, Peabody Institute, etc etc. Many restaurants of all different cultures. You can spend weeks exploring all there is to do, see, and eat here.

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