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Hampton National Historic Site

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Good Tour with One Exception

We enjoyed the free tour of the mansion as it furnished with many original pieces of furniture and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Malpas, United Kingdom
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Many aspects of history. Wow!

I toured Hampton National Historic Site with a group of historian friends. They had made a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kensington, Maryland
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Once possibly the largest private home in America by 1790, the Hampton mansion serves as a grand example of late-Georgian architecture in America. Hampton is also the story of its people, as the estate evolved through the actions of the Ridgely...more
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535 Hampton Lane, Towson, MD 21286-1397
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the free tour of the mansion as it furnished with many original pieces of furniture and pictures. The docent made sure that the 4 children in the group were able to understand and participate. The one exception to the good quality of the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I toured Hampton National Historic Site with a group of historian friends. They had made a reservation ahead of time for our group. The house is full of beautiful and interesting furnishings, mostly belonging to the Ridgely family, and arranged in rooms by various time...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great experience. Walked the grounds while we waited for our house tour to start. Each tour guide adds their own unique touch to the tours. Worth the time if you are a history buff or enjoy touring historic houses. The visitor center has ornaments and...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Tc7519
Reviewed August 12, 2019

These fine folks give an excellent tour, and it's a slice of history that is complex - money, land, growth, kids, the civil war, slaves... And they have a ton of original furniture and other family treasures there. Beautiful garden. Much to see - I...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 4, 2019 via mobile

My wife and I are always trying to think up ways to have positive family outings. National Park Passports and the search for new cancellations are a great way to spend family time with our son. Today our search brought us to Hampton NHS. The...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed June 24, 2019 via mobile

We had a very experience! Our guide was excellent and the mansion and the grounds were beautiful! It was informative for all of us.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Sue W
Reviewed June 4, 2019 via mobile

A visit to Hampton House should be included on any visit to Baltimore. The structure is elevate and well preserved, and most importantly, the bulk of the furniture is original and the appointments are stunningly tasteful. Two hours comfortably covers the property. Include it with...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank william m
Reviewed May 23, 2019 via mobile

We went here after finding a brochure in our hotel. We decided to give it a try and enjoyed it a lot. The tour was by a very knowledgeable woman and you get to see 2 floors of the mansion. It’s very well preserved and...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank ChewsyEaters
Reviewed April 12, 2019 via mobile

Found this by accident. It can be worth the visit even if you bypass the interior guided tour. The house is very nice and the grounds are beautiful.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Phil G
Reviewed April 10, 2019

for our family, and we have live in MD-NoVA area for 25 years. As the guide mentioned this home is larger than Monticello and Mount Vernon combined. It is obvious from the furnishings that this family was wealthy. This tours includes the mansion but also...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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March 17, 2016|
Response from wicker7172 | Reviewed this property |
I came from Monkton, Maryland after lunch so didn't eat in the area, however, Towson has plenty of restaurants. I would check Hampton's website: nps.gov/hamp/planyourvisit/basicinfo or call them and ask for... More