Holidays at Hampton...A Yuletide Celebration
Tour the mansion by "candle light"! Hampton will be open Friday, December 13th and Saturday, December 14th evenings from 6 pm - 8:30 pm. Bring the family and tour the mansion without a guide. Click the "Schedule of Events" for special holiday programs.
CANNOT PARK ON HAMPTON'S LOT DURING YULETIDE WEEKEND
Shuttle buses will be leaving from the following parking lots: Fri, Dec 13, 5:30pm-8:30pm-Notre Dame Prep School, 815 Hampton Lane; Sat, Dec 14, 12:30pm-8:30pm & Dec 15, 12:30pm-5:30pm-Towson United Methodist Church, 501 Hampton Lane Buses are ADA Complia
CARRIAGE RIDES CANCELLED
Due to the inclement weather and in the best interest of the horses, carriage rides have been cancelled this weekend.
Forensics and Historic Furnishings
Join Curator Gregory Weidman for an in-depth look at the detective work employed in uncovering the past at Hampton National Historic Site.
Choice selections of antique pieces from Hampton’s collection and seldom seen furnishing materials will be showcased in a special presentation on March 8 at 2:00 p.m. at the Hampton Orangery at Hampton National Historic Site.
Discover how fragments from the past, historic images, and surviving documents provide needed clues to furnish period rooms authentically, how museum professionals date collections to a certain era, and how nuances of construction leave telltale marks of the craftspeople who made them.
Did You Know?
Six generations of the Ridgely family occupied this house. Three masters were named Charles and three were named John.