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Mount Clare Museum House

Mount Clare Museum House Review

One of the oldest houses in Baltimore, this elegant mansion was begun in 1754. It was the home of Charles Carroll, author of the Maryland Declaration of Independence, member of the Continental Congress, and one of Maryland's major landowners. The state's first historic museum house has been carefully restored to its Georgian elegance; more than 80% of the 18th-century furniture and artifacts, including rare pieces of Chippendale and Hepplewhite silver, crystal, and Chinese export porcelain, were owned and used by the Carroll family. Washington, Lafayette, and John Adams were all guests here. The greenhouses are famous in their own right: they provided rare trees and plants for Mount Vernon.

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  • Address: 1500 Washington Blvd., Southwest Baltimore, Baltimore, MD 21230 | Map It
  • Phone: 410/837–3262
  • Cost: $6
  • Hours: Tues.–Sat. 10–4; tours every hr until 3
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  • Location: West Baltimore

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