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Frederick Visitor Center

151 S East St, Frederick, MD 21701-5918
+1 800-999-3613
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Great place to visit. They have an excellent movie that is shown on a loop so you can stop in... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
art888
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Maryland
Great place for information on Frederick, MD

Very helpful and provided great information, even locals can learn something new about downtown... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Kimberly K
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Thurmont, Maryland, United States
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“first stop” (12 reviews)
“short film” (5 reviews)
“free parking” (10 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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151 S East St, Frederick, MD 21701-5918
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+1 800-999-3613
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great place to visit. They have an excellent movie that is shown on a loop so you can stop in anytime to see it. The displays are very interesting and there's plenty of information available at your fingertips. Lots of history on display and loads...More

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FrederickVC, Manager at Frederick Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for your review. Visitors are usually surprised to see the large murals and interesting artifacts in the Visitor Center, and our orientation film is a great way to enjoy a quick overview of the area before stepping out to enjoy Frederick!

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Very helpful and provided great information, even locals can learn something new about downtown Frederick.

Thank Kimberly K
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FrederickVC, Manager at Frederick Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We love to welcome local visitors! It's always fun to share the many new and exciting experiences that our neighbors may have missed. What a way to "refresh" without leaving town!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stop here first! The ladies working the front desk were wonderful ambassadors to the city of Frederick. Pick up the walking tour of downtown. So many interesting sights to see. Depending on where you are from (out of state/area) they may be able to validate...More

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FrederickVC, Manager at Frederick Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review, and especially for your great explanation of our 3-hour parking validation for out-of-county guests. Our visitors are always delighted to have the first three hours on us, especially after catching their first glimpse of all that Downtown Frederick has to offer!

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This visitor Center is excellent. It has wonderful brochures and also a good video about the area. This is Civil War area and you can find all the information about nearby places

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FrederickVC, Manager at Frederick Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your review! Visitors can pick up five individual brochures highlighting the Civil War Trails in Maryland, as well as a Maryland/Virginia Civil War Trail brochure. We also have 2-for-1 coupons for the National Museum of Civil War Medicine.

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Reviewed April 15, 2018

We just did a weekend trip to Frederick and this is where we started our visit. Highly recommended. There is a great little introduction movie at the facility and the staff was great in pointing us in the right direction and pointing out be best...More

1  Thank Bob G
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FrederickVC, Manager at Frederick Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded April 16, 2018

Thanks for your review, Bob! The Community Bridge Mural (painted bridge) is one of our most popular attractions. If you return to Frederick during the summer months, you'll also have a chance to see the magnificent display of water lilies on Carroll Creek!

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Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

When you visit a city for the first time, going to the local visitor center is always a great place to start. Frederick’s Visitor Center is a great example of the kind of helpful and interesting information you can get to ensure you make the...More

1  Thank Steveflhtc07
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FrederickVC, Manager at Frederick Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded March 14, 2018

Helping visitors to make the most of their time in Frederick -- and to find unexpected surprises -- is what we do best! Thanks for your review.

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Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

We hadn’t visited Frederick in many years, so when we drove there today we stopped at the Visitor Center to get maps and basic orientation in historic Frederick. This visitor center is more elaborate than other visitor centers we’ve seen, with a full auditorium where...More

1  Thank Jonathan R
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FrederickVC, Manager at Frederick Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded March 14, 2018

Thanks for your comments, and welcome back! We're so glad that you enjoyed the Visitor Center and chose it as your first stop.

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Reviewed March 5, 2018

Having been to the area several times before, we stopped by on our way out of town to pick up information for friends and our next time back. The staff is very friendly and extremely helpful. There are brochures on almost everything you might find...More

1  Thank leahmigala
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FrederickVC, Manager at Frederick Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2018

We're so glad you came back! Each time you visit Frederick, we hope you're find something new to experience!

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Reviewed March 3, 2018

We stopped here on the way in to Frederick. Some short videos on the area and the people at the information desk had good suggestions for or visit.

Thank Stephen D
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FrederickVC, Manager at Frederick Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2018

Thanks for stopping by! We love to make suggestions that might result in some unexpected new experiences!

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Reviewed March 3, 2018

Brochures on everything. Helpful staff. Easy parking. Place to buy downtown Frederick gift cards. Recommend stopping here first to plan your visit to downtown Frederick. Lots to see and do.

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FrederickVC, Manager at Frederick Visitor Center, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2018

Thanks for your review. We thoroughly enjoy our role in helping visitors plan their time in Frederick!

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