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Hampton National Historic Site

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Address: 535 Hampton Lane, Towson, MD 21286
Phone Number: 4108231309
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The Hampton Historic Site offers a glimpse into Colonial and early American...

The Hampton Historic Site offers a glimpse into Colonial and early American lifestyles.

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55th Reunion

This was a great experience for my family. We learned so much about this historic site and had great tours of the different parts of the property. This added a great value to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
cindyburman
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Baltimore, Maryland
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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was a great experience for my family. We learned so much about this historic site and had great tours of the different parts of the property. This added a great value to our history tour.

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Dover, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was a nice clean park. The path was nice for walking the tour was a little long for young children and those having trouble walking. But was enjoyable and educational.

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My ladies group recently toured Hampton National Historic Site. What a hidden treasure! We had a great tour guide, Elizabeth W., who told us many interesting things about the family and the mansion. There were many original furnishings, with different rooms showing the many generations of style changes. The family owned the property for over 150 yrs. The grounds include... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A farm, a manor house and decay. With downtown Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington DC so close, don't waste your time on what is basically a run down farm. As a local, I wanted to check this out. First, the parking lot is a good 10 minute walk from the actual manor house. This is important because the doors of the... More 

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Thank Erik D. F
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Hampton is truly a hidden gem. The grounds are beautiful and the house is well maintained and restored. The architecture of the home and the interior furnishing are worth the visit alone. The interior is filled with pieces once owned by the family, and cover seven generations. The tour guide was knowledgeable and we gained insight on what it was... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

If you're a Baltimorean, Hampton Mansion is one of those places that you've always known about but never visited. I changed that over the Memorial Day weekend. Spend some time wandering the gardens and the out buildings and cemetery then take a guided tour of the house. Return to the wrought iron bench overlooking the parterres and imagine what it... More 

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Towson, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

I have learned so much about everything that happen in the past, our guide was very educated, she was recounting the story like she was there at the time. I would really recommend that place

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

We were passing through when we saw this site and thought we would check it out. What a great place! I would love to return sometime in the spring, summer or early fall when flowers are in bloom and leaves are on the trees and all the outer buildings are open. The estate is well maintained and preserved and gives... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016 via mobile

Maybe the sight itself doesn't have something new every day, but it'll almost certainly have something you didn't know about American history. The site has an impressive number of antiques spanning centuries, and the tour guides are knowledgeable. Ours claimed to be an actual historian - not a tour guide - and it reflected well during the mansion tour.

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Thank Nigel D
Baltimore, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016

If you like history, or maybe you're just not sure, then I suggest a visit to the Hampton National Historic Site in Towson. For years I drove by it and wondered what it was. Yes it was a beautiful old mansion, but what was inside. Finally I thought it might be a good idea to investigate, aren't I smart! Hard... More 

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