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Rose Hill Manor Park & Museums

1611 N Market St, Frederick, MD 21701-4304
+1 301-600-1646
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This historic house is geared towards school groups and giving them a hands-on experience. The... read more

Reviewed May 20, 2017
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Love this place!

I have been to several of the events that are held at Rose Hill Manor Park and Museum. The grounds... read more

Reviewed February 13, 2017
Marian L
Frederick, Maryland
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Rose Hill Manor Park & Museums provides visitors with the opportunity to explore life in 18th & 19th century America. The 1790s Manor House was the retirement home of Maryland's first elected goernor, Thomas Johnson. In addition to the Manor House which includes period exhibits and is Children's Museum the property features an ice house, log cabin, blacksmith shop, carriage collection, gardens and Farm Museum.
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1611 N Market St, Frederick, MD 21701-4304
+1 301-600-1646
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Reviewed May 20, 2017 via mobile

This historic house is geared towards school groups and giving them a hands-on experience. The house is original and while they do have period pieces nothing inside is original to the house. You can view the house on your own or take a 90 minute...More

Thank jehenson81
Reviewed February 13, 2017

I have been to several of the events that are held at Rose Hill Manor Park and Museum. The grounds are breathtaking, as is the house. There is so much history there and the events that are held are a fun time for all.

Thank Marian L
Reviewed December 22, 2016

well maintained and operated by very friendly and caring staff. Saw a WWII re-enactors day out there that was awesome. They were very accommodating for camps for the kids as we sent our little fella to Civil War camp there and he loved it. Its...More

Thank Muldunespeaks
Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

We take our kids here for the tours as well add the special events and classes being taught. The volunteers are always Tai to work with kids and explain history in a way that they understand. This is s great place to experience different times...More

1  Thank adam h
Reviewed September 2, 2016

I love this place. The gardens, the tours, the fireplace that they have going in the colder months and the activities for kids that my niece and nephew love.

Thank LaLex1111
Reviewed February 8, 2016

Every summer the Manor Park has a recreation of WWII display and Antique car show as well as the Museum. This is a nice place to visit for the whole family. Check times and dates with the Museum.

Thank Don G
Reviewed January 3, 2016

Went with a group of senior citizens and everyone had a lovely time. Our guide was very knowledgeable and gave us an excellent tour inside and out. Lovely in the spring when all the trees and flowers are blooming. They have a room for children...More

Thank sandy s
Reviewed December 11, 2015

As a founding Board member and after 40 years this Children's Historic Museum is what I envisioned. It portrays and houses functional exhibits in the tradition of our Frederick County heritage for young children. It definitely is a must see while visiting Frederick, MD with...More

1  Thank Carroll K
Reviewed December 9, 2015 via mobile

Took my niece and nephew ( ages 5 & 2) for the first time. It cost around $21.00 for the three of us. We went on a Sunday afternoon when the Jan Brett exhibit was there. We explored the house on our own. Apparently there...More

Thank Dawn A
Reviewed October 6, 2015

We visited Rose Hill Manor on 16 September 2015. We got a guided tour of the property and thus more specific information about the family and how the rooms were used in the house and the outbuildings. The set-up was ideal for children to be...More

Thank dandjaway
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March 22, 2017|
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Response from adam h | Reviewed this property |
Rose Hill Manor was the home of the first Governor of Maryland, Thomas Johnson. The home was built in the late 1700s. Its now a museum which has tours which show how things were done in that time period, as well as others... More
Lidia S
April 9, 2015|
Response from katerihusky |
We really don't know why it is named Rose Hill Manor After squatting on the property Hans Peter Hoffman went to Annapolis in 1746 to purchase the 225 acres. The original name of the property was Rose Garden and Governor... More