• 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 »

What is blooming at Hampton


  • Snowdrops
  • Oregon Grapeholly


  • Snowdrops
  • Oregon Grapeholly


  • Winter Aconites
  • Daffodils
  • Flowering Quince
  • Spicebush
  • Periwinkle
  • Purple-leaf Filbert


  • Saucer Magnolia
  • Flowering Crabapple
  • Spring Bulbs
  • Yellow, White, and Confederate Violets
  • Flowering Quince
  • Periwinkle
  • Little-leaf Lilac Tree
  • Peonies
  • Hardy Orange


  • Late spring bulbs
  • Roses
  • Summer-flowering Annuals
  • Southern Magnolia
  • Horse Chestnut
  • Buckeye
  • Common Lilac
  • Empress Tree
  • Herbaciaous Peonies
  • Chinese Wisteria
  • Fringetree
  • Stewartia


  • Southern Magnolia
  • Sweetbay Magnolia
  • Roses
  • Summer-flowering Annuals
  • Herbaceous Peonies


  • Southern Magnolia
  • Roses
  • Summer-flowering Annuals
  • Bottle-brush Buckeye


  • Roses
  • Summer-flowering Annuals
  • Sourwood
  • Porcelain Berry


  • Roses
  • Summer-flowering Annuals


  • Fall Foliage
  • Fruit displays on Hardy Orange Poncrius


  • Fall Folliage


  • Evergreens
  • Winter forms of deciduous material

Did You Know?

The Hampton Cemetery and Mausoleum

No one knows where the first master and his wife are buried. Some believe their graves lie below the mausoleum, which holds over thirty bodies.