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Rose Hill Manor Park & Museums

Open Now: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Lovely and has a real cozy vibe

I love this place. The gardens, the tours, the fireplace that they have going in the colder months... read more

Reviewed September 2, 2016
Winchester, Virginia
Great preservation of MD. children

Every summer the Manor Park has a recreation of WWII display and Antique car show as well as the... read more

Reviewed February 8, 2016
Don G
Woodbine, 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...more
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1611 N Market St, Frederick, MD 21701-4304
+1 301-600-1646
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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.

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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.

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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

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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

1  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

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Reviewed September 12, 2015

Charming open house your with very knowledgeable guides. They are helpful but not intrusive. The furnishing are fantastic and the display of carriages is really interesting!

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Reviewed August 26, 2015

The first governor of MD's house. Oddly enough, they do not have much history about him or his family. The house is decorated with period furniture. They have a bunch of WWII memorabilia hanging on the walls because the last owners were WWII veterans. So,...More

1  Thank burldist
Reviewed August 3, 2015

This 1746 home once belonged to Maryland's first governor, Thomas Johnson. Although it is well arranged for groups of children, Pat, my guide, made it come alive for one adult old house lover. It is partially furnished with period furniture supplemented by games and toys...More

1  Thank DelawareToni
Reviewed July 20, 2015

We go to Rose Hill Manor once a year, every year. This time, our experience was basically the same as previous. If you go, try to ensure that its on a day when the blacksmithing shop is open. Thats really a great part of the...More

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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