• Horse and Carriage in front of Hampton NHS


    National Historic Site Maryland

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you charge a fee?
No, a visit to Hampton is free.

Do you allow weddings, receptions, or private functions?
Only small, outdoor, wedding ceremonies are allowed. Food, tents, et cetera may not be erected on the grounds. Other private functions are not allowed.

Do you have a restaurant?
No, but picnicing is allowed on the grounds. Please don't litter.

Is public transportation available?
The nearest public transportation is about one mile from the park. For more information, click here.

Did You Know?

Entry to the Icehouse

The Ridgelys were one of the first families in Maryland to have ice year-round for cold drinks and ice cream. Some historic ice cream flavors of the period include vanilla ice cream, asparagus ice cream, and garlic ice cream.