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Hampton National Historic Site

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A hidden gem in Baltimore County.

If you are trying to collect all the stamps in your national park passport, don't miss this one... read more

Reviewed June 25, 2018
Jennifer A
Step in for a look into the past

We love the Hampton Mansion, the gardens, spending time with family enjoying the sights, old... read more

Reviewed April 3, 2018
Towson, Maryland
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The Hampton Historic Site offers a glimpse into Colonial and early American lifestyles.
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535 Hampton Ln, Towson, MD 21286-1397
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Reviewed June 25, 2018

If you are trying to collect all the stamps in your national park passport, don't miss this one! This National Historic Site consists of the mansion built by the Ridgely family and the outbuildings of the former plantation. The grounds are beautiful for walking. This...More

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Reviewed April 3, 2018

We love the Hampton Mansion, the gardens, spending time with family enjoying the sights, old buildings, learning about history!

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Reviewed March 25, 2018

This was an outstanding experience. The weather was cold, but we still managed to see all the outer buildings. Tours of the mansion take place every hour. We had the pleasure of having Ms. White as our guide, and she was extraordinary! Her passion for...More

Thank Elena H
Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

I found this site on my national park passport so I decided to visit today. This museum is beautiful and the authentic furnishings and pictures are beautiful. Maryland was a border state, but slavery was alive and well. At one time the Ridgely family had...More

Thank mekopp
Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

I consulted the website and phoned first...listened to the hours of tours..before going to this place. We arrived in time for a tour..and the placed was closed. Beautiful grounds and buildings but inattention to the phone message.

Thank kelly48571
Reviewed March 3, 2018

The colors of the decor are surprisingly unusual. Hampton is an extraordinary house for its' period in time. Although some things were predictable for the period, the home seemed to have an exceptional flare and more depth to its' interiors. The grounds are beautiful.

Thank bgtowson
Reviewed February 4, 2018

Beautiful grounds, detailed escorted mansion tour, several outbuildings- including dairy and slave quarters, along with an underground ice mound. Many of the items in the home are original to the family, photography is allowed, plenty of free parking and no admission fee!

Thank bonnie j
Reviewed February 4, 2018

This is a national historic site in Towson and one of the great original homes from the colonial ear. The home was built by the Ridgely family and my father used to play with one of the Ridgely kids. IT is on about 60 acres...More

Thank roberttO761OL
Reviewed December 21, 2017

This home was built for the Ridgely Family, they owned most of Baltimore County. I great place to walk the grounds and tour the mansion. It is very easy to get to, right off the Baltimore Beltway.

Thank Amy M
Reviewed November 25, 2017 via mobile

Must see historical site with all the furnishings intact. Superbly maintained and very informational house tour.

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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