SPECIAL HOLIDAY TOUR HOURS
Hampton NHS will be open for guided tours Thursday, December 19th-Sunday, December 22nd and Thursday, December 26th-December 29th. Tours are on the hour starting at 10 am last tour begins at 4 pm.
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 »
Hampton Mansion Closed
Contact: Kirby Shedlowski, 410-823-1309, x251
Monday, December 7, 2009
The mansion will be closed on Monday, December 7, due to holiday preparation.
The Lower House will be open with hourly tours (20 min) of the Slaves' and Tenant Farmers' Quarters at: 10,11,1,2,3,4
Special tours of the Grounds and Gardens at: 11, 1 and 3! December 7th only! * Enjoy a brisk, refreshing walking tour of the grounds and gardens. Grounds tours take an hour and a half. Join the Park Ranger and tour the Slave Quarters, Tenant Farmers' Quarters, Dairy, Stables, family Cemetery, and elaborate formal gardens!
Did You Know?
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.