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Mount Vernon Cultural District

MVBA / 1221 N Calvert St, Baltimore, MD 21201
+1 410-528-1919
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Have a great time strolling

Simply enjoy it, don't have an agenda. Take in the Washington Monument, walk up it if you feel like... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2016
Al P
Baltimore, Maryland
Fun to walk and experience this quaint and interesting neighborhood

Put on your walking shoes because Mt. Vernon will offer many fun and unique sites to visit. Be... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2016
Ellicott City, 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 17 March 2016

Simply enjoy it, don't have an agenda. Take in the Washington Monument, walk up it if you feel like it (~$7), the small parks around it, the trendy wine bars and brew crafts, the Walter's Art Museum (free) and appreciate the architecture.

1  Thank Al P
Reviewed 22 February 2016

Put on your walking shoes because Mt. Vernon will offer many fun and unique sites to visit. Be prepared to walk a lot, but take lots of breaks on some of the many park benches. Visit the Walters, the Washington Monument and the Peabody Library....More

Thank SpanishteacherMD
Reviewed 15 December 2015

There is so much to offer in Mount Vernon from the plethora of historic churches to the Washington Monument to the corner drinkeries and pubs. Something for everyone. Open to all types of people, very diverse. Try Mount Vernon Stable for Ribs or a burger....More

Thank Mark Z
Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

This is a good area to walk around and enjoy the architecture and sites. Thankfully it hasn't been terribly damaged by the recent unrest, but maybe go soon, just to make sure your see it before anyone else gets their hands on it.

2  Thank QuickWhitTravel
Reviewed 10 December 2015

Come if you can. The Walters Art Gallery, beautiful park, beautiful Church, beautiful buildings. Not to mention The Peabidy Institue of Music. My favorite is The Washinton Monument, if you are up for it. Two hundred and twenty seven steps to a spectacular view of...More

1  Thank Sharon R
Reviewed 2 December 2015

Lovely area to walk visit/stay and is in close proximity to Inner Harbor attractions. Gem of a neighborhood with the awesome free Walters Museum, free library nearby, monuments, parks, shops and restaurants.

Thank Pooski441
Reviewed 18 November 2015

You can easily spend a day (or more) walking within a few blocks of this area. There are so many things to see and do.

Thank Friartuc
Reviewed 5 November 2015

There are several historic monuments located withing short walking distance in the Mt. Vernon cultural district. Walter Art museum has excellent collection. United Methodist church offers excellent example of early architecture.

Thank A103V
Reviewed 31 October 2015

It is a quadrangle where the architecture is an expression of the residents and the level of the top cultural city. Care for details of the building, maintenance of the single window, street cleaning, also simplicity the external graphics of the restaurants, museums among the...More

1  Thank raoulhood
Reviewed 14 October 2015

There used to be a book festival in October every year and that was my chance to wander around on walking tours; see all the turn of the century architecture. Good restaurants like the Helmand (Afghanistan).

1  Thank Joyce19561111
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18 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