• Horse and Carriage in front of Hampton NHS


    National Historic Site Maryland

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  • The Gardens at Hampton

    The Hampton gardens are in bloom. Come see and stroll through the historic gardens from 8:30 am to 5 pm daily.

  • New Tour Hours

    Beginning on Thursday, March 13, 2014, Hampton's mansion and farm buildings will be open for tours from 10 am - 4 pm, Thursday - Sunday.

  • Vistior Contact Station Update-Construction Advisory

    Phase III will continue as designed and this is the longest phase of the project. The Entrance Road and Parking Area will be defined. PARKING IS VERY LIMITED AND BUSES ARE PROHIBITED FROM THE MANSION'S PARKING LOT AND PARKING ANYWHERE ON THE SITE. More »

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?

Milk Cows

The dairy business at Hampton once produced over 1,000 pounds of butter every year. The milk that the Ridgelys produced was mostly mixed into the slops for the pigs instead of being sold.