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Mount Vernon Cultural District

MVBA / 1221 N Calvert St, Baltimore, MD 21201
+1 410-528-1919
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Favorite part of Baltimore

Yes the Inner Harbor is Great but a place where you meet other tourists not the locals. I wanted to... read more

Reviewed November 1, 2013
West Chester
Great area/neighbourhood

The Mount Vernon area is home to some great monuments, churches which are older than America... read more

Reviewed October 17, 2013
Kevin T
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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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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MVBA / 1221 N Calvert St, Baltimore, MD 21201
Mount Vernon
+1 410-528-1919
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Reviewed November 1, 2013

Yes the Inner Harbor is Great but a place where you meet other tourists not the locals. I wanted to get off the beaten track and took a walk along St Charles St. I was not disappointed. There is a timeless feel about the Mt...More

Thank cigak
Reviewed October 17, 2013

The Mount Vernon area is home to some great monuments, churches which are older than America itself, unique bars, shops, and restaurants, and close to everything you need. It is a really cool older neighbourhood that has a unique charm to it I have not...More

Thank Kevin T
Reviewed October 13, 2013

Went here for dinner and a jazz concert. Lovely neighbourhood. Beautiful monuments. Baltimore in it's historical splendour well restored.

Thank MEAK
Reviewed October 1, 2013

Culture and edification of national heros can readily be found in this historic, yet modern distric. Food, food, and more food. Wonderful buildings and accomodating hosts.

Thank Brian M
Reviewed September 30, 2013

Come to Mt Vernon in Baltimore, Md for the annual book festival . it is an outdoor event. It is the end of September of each year. There are arts and crafts for the children as well as plenty of reading materials. Walk around in...More

Thank meya76
Reviewed September 15, 2013

stayed at the wyndham peabody in mount vernon for the orioles/yankees series. i could have just walked around mount vernon and have been just as happy. it truly was a step back in time. from the cobble streets to the monument to the buildings. so...More

Thank bagofbones
Reviewed September 15, 2013

Walk around and see all the history around you. Go on a walking tour to fill in the details. You will find the Walters museum, the library, which you my visit, very old architecture and interesting churchs with Tiffany windows

Thank HillaryNewYork
Reviewed August 15, 2013

We walked in the Cultural District for several hours. The cobblestone streets are tricky to walk on, I tripped and took a fall, so walk carefully. The beautiful old buildings are being restored in many blocks, the architecture is stunning. Loads of antique shops!

Thank CherylandBrett
Reviewed August 6, 2013

Mount Vernon is a lively neighborhood. There are a lot of nice restaurants and coffee shops in the area, as well as clubs and bars. I'm impressed with the number of Indian and Thai cuisine that's available on Charles Street as well. The area surrounding...More

Thank Tunaidi
Reviewed August 6, 2013

The area surrounding the Washington Monument is worthy of a good stroll. You'll get to see a mini park, preserved streets, and the Walters Art Museum. There's a few hotels in the area as well. In the summers, there are concerts held here. On Charles...More

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March 18, 2015|
Response from primerstar6 | Reviewed this property |
According to the national park service website, A map and guide of the Mount Vernon Cultural Walk is available for purchase at the Baltimore Visitor Center located at 401 Light Street at the Inner Harbor. You could probably... More