• 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 »

Fees & Reservations

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY: Hampton NHS is no longer a sales outlet for the Interagency Pass program. This includes all of the following passes:
- Annual Pass
- Senior Pass
- Access Pass
We apologize for the inconvenience. You may still purchase a pass at our sister park Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine or at the first fee park on your trip.

Hampton does not charge any entrance or visitor fees.

To schedule a group reservation please contact the park at 410-823-1309 x208.

- Groups of ten or more must make a group reservation.

- Groups must call at least two weeks prior to schedule a group tour. Groups that do not call at least two weeks ahead of time may not be fully accommodated.

- Tours of the mansion are limited to 15 people per tour, tours last 45 minutes, please plan your time table appropriately.

- School groups who are interested in visiting the park should contact Angela Roberts-Burton to discuss field trip opportunities 410-823-1309 x208


- Hampton does not have any food facilities on site.

- Only the first floor of the mansion is handicap accessible. (As of December 2010 the mansion is not accessible to individuals in wheelchairs.)

- Teachers can look at lesson plans under the For Teachers link.

For fees associated with Special Use or Filming Permits, please follow the permits link above.

Did You Know?

Helen Stewart Ridgely

The fifth mistress, Helen Stewart Ridgely, visited the White House frequently because she was a school friend of President Theodore Roosevelt’s wife, Edith.