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Mount Vernon Cultural District

MVBA / 1221 N Calvert St, Baltimore, MD 21201
+1 410-528-1919
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Old Balto delights

Walking around the neighbourhood is a delightful way to spend an afternoon in Baltimore. Museums... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Norfolk County, Canada
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The Mount Vernon Cultural District Give one a microcosm of Baltimore. From museums to neat eating... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2017
Baltimore, Maryland
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Mount Vernon is home to Baltimore's most prestigious cultural institutions including: The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra,The Walters Art Museum, The Lyric Opera House, Centerstage, Spotlighter's Theater, The Peabody Institute,Contemporary Museum, Enoch Pratt Free Library, Eubie Blake National Jazz Institute, Garrett Jacobs Mansion, The George Peabody Library, Maryland Historical Society, Theatre Project
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MVBA / 1221 N Calvert St, Baltimore, MD 21201
Mount Vernon
+1 410-528-1919
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking around the neighbourhood is a delightful way to spend an afternoon in Baltimore. Museums, fun shops, good restaurants all make for a day well-spent.

Thank MarkandBruce
Reviewed 28 September 2017

The Mount Vernon Cultural District Give one a microcosm of Baltimore. From museums to neat eating places to the mixture of straight and gay community living in harmony, it's a wonderful place to observe It's a scene of old and new Baltimore .

Thank 849lawrences
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Mt. Vernon boasts incredible architecture, high quality and varied restaurant fare, fun bars, the Walters Art Museum, the Peabody Library, the first monument to Washington and beautiful gardens and statuary. What more could you ask for within a few blocks radius. Plan to grab a...More

1  Thank FilledWithJoy
Reviewed 7 June 2017

I enjoyed an early morning walk seeing some old churches and the washington monument as well as the lovely garden park

Thank Patricia B
Reviewed 16 May 2017

This was my favorite place to walk in Baltimore, the inner Harbor is beautiful but I was in love with the architecture of Mt. Vernon. They just don't make beautiful buildings like that anymore, and it's a gem for photographers! I couldn't quit snapping pictures.

2  Thank Raechel H
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Beautiful neighborhood. Loved all the old houses, and the churches were amazing! Unfortunately, I didn't get to spend much time exploring. Would definitely stay in Mount Vernon, again, if I go back to Baltimore.

1  Thank dagmar2004
Reviewed 2 February 2017

The neighborhood offers a number of attractions from museum to restaurants to monuments. There are a few historical sings on each of the buildings as you stroll through the area to acquaint you with its history.

Thank Christopher F
Reviewed 24 October 2016

It is a lovely area to visit. We stayed in a hotel in the Mt.Vernon area because there were so many things to see, the Walters Art Museum, Washington Monument, Methodist Church with its spires, Mt Vernon Marketplace, just to mention a few. We saw...More

1  Thank jeweltones
Reviewed 10 October 2016

You can get here from the inner harbor area by a 15 minute uphill walk or taking the free Charm City Circulator buses (they is a rumor that they will start charging some type of fare). The area contains the nation's first monument to George...More

3  Thank MilwaukeeCraig
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Came to visit local friends so I did have personal tour guides but this area of Baltimore is rich with diverse Architecture. Every corner building has a rich history and it seemed a well cared for and safe area of Baltimore. Locals are friendly. Many...More

1  Thank tammys4224
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19 March 2015|
Response from primerstar6 | Reviewed this property |
According to the national park service website, A map and guide of the Mount Vernon Cultural Walk is available for purchase at the Baltimore Visitor Center located at 401 Light Street at the Inner Harbor. You could probably... More