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Address: 1611 North Market Street, Frederick, MD
Phone Number: +1 301-600-1646
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Rose Hill Manor Park & Museums provides visitors with the opportunity...

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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Historical Frederick for kids

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
adam h
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104 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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 in history and physically see many examples of it as well. Well worth the visit.

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Thank adam h
Greenbelt, Maryland
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17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 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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Thank LaLex1111
Woodbine, Maryland
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36 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 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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Thank Don G
Taneytown, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 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 to enjoy with old fashion toys.

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Thank sandy s
Middletown, United States
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 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 your children, young and old. There is something for everyone.

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Thank Carroll K
Baltimore, Maryland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 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 was no one giving tours that day and the outer buildings were locked up. There... More 

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London, England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 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 able to interact & play with certain items in the different rooms and do activities.... More 

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Thank dandjaway
Montrose, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 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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New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 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, it's a strange combination, but it all works. Our guide was the nicest person and... More 

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Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 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 to interest the kiddies, period-style. Located in a County park, it also has a carriage... More 

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