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Mount Clare Museum House

1500 Washington Blvd, Baltimore, MD 21230-1727
+1 410-837-3262
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Wonderful historic home

Mount Clare Museum House is truly the most under appreciated historical home in Baltimore. The... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Ardeneee
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Baltimore, Maryland
So many artifacts

Stopped by on the way to another destination. A little serpentine through streets to get to, but... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2016
calm_weather
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South Jersey
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On a rise in the center of Carroll Park in southwest Baltimore stands Maryland's first museum house and one of the oldest and finest examples of colonial Georgian architecture in the city.
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  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
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1500 Washington Blvd, Baltimore, MD 21230-1727
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

Mount Clare Museum House is truly the most under appreciated historical home in Baltimore. The Carroll family history is central to the history of Maryland itself. The museum has added many new ways to entice visitors including a fascinating architectural tour of the outside of...More

Thank Ardeneee
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Stopped by on the way to another destination. A little serpentine through streets to get to, but worth the GPS work. The docent, Dodie, was personable, down-to-earth, very informative, and obviously fully engaged in sharing the details of the house and lives there. Non-flash pictures...More

1  Thank calm_weather
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Located in a park in southwest Baltimore, we almost missed this Colonial Era beauty as we did not see it from the road. So we walked into the park and headed up a knoll as we glimpsed an edifice amidst the trees. There were two...More

1  Thank ANNAMARGARET B
Reviewed 27 July 2015

Nestled in a walkable park is this nicely preserved and appointed house of Barrister Carroll. The tour guide was fantastic, enraging and knowledgeable. Good place to learn more about Maryland history and the upper crust lifestyle of days gone by.

1  Thank Lynne S
Reviewed 14 April 2015

We toured this mansion after we walked through the B&O Railroad Museum and took the train up to it from the Museum. You watch a short film before taking the tour, and there are many original artifacts in the mansion which make it extra special....More

Thank Kay M
Reviewed 8 January 2015

You can visit Mount Clare two ways- on it's own or as an add-on to a visit to the B&O Railroad Museum. We visited with our granddaughters on New Year's Eve. When we arrived at the railroad museum we purchased tickets for the train ride...More

1  Thank CKHteach
Reviewed 2 November 2014

We always enjoy stately homes, since my husband is British and I went to school in Williamsburg, so this was a must see for us. It is a bit of a challenge to locate, but once there, the very knowledgeable docent does a first-rate job...More

1  Thank edahgal
Reviewed 22 November 2013

Tour guide was very knowledgeable-she could answer any questions about the house or its contents and make it interesting. Part of the history of Baltimore and Maryland that you don't hear about. Barrister Charles Carrol and his wife lived there in the 18th century. It...More

1  Thank Rick C
Reviewed 16 August 2013

Beautiful house, great view. Lots of interesting history inside this house with very in-depth and easy to understand tours. Our docent was very knowledgable about the place and answered all our questions. A must-see for history lovers!

Thank Rose T
Reviewed 23 June 2013

First off, the address on the website is way wrong. GPS asked me to park on 95 south and walk there... The house is located in a park off Washington blvd, no where near the 1500s. Any way, poor staff and assitence including ability to...More

Thank Peyton88
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