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Evergreen Museum & Library

4545 N Charles St, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21210-2601
+1 410-516-0341
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Who would have known?

Have lived in Baltimore for 34 years, but had never set foot in this spectacular place until I... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
SlewpJB
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Lutherville
Nice tour, docet was knowledgeable

Can only add some more outdoor photos they don't allow indoor anymore. Was checking this out along... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2017
mbw244
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Belcamp, Maryland
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On the National Register of Historic Places, this mansion is a magnificent Italianate structure surrounded by twenty-six wooded acres and scenic formal gardens.
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“gilded age” (4 reviews)
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4545 N Charles St, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21210-2601
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have lived in Baltimore for 34 years, but had never set foot in this spectacular place until I retired. What a surprise! An amazing sleeper, with a remarkable 1858 mansion that was expanded several times creating a genuine maze of rooms and views, filled with...More

Thank SlewpJB
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Can only add some more outdoor photos they don't allow indoor anymore. Was checking this out along with other places in Baltimore I had no interest in my youth. This is Victorian mansion and was a prominent home of the Garret Family that ran the...More

1  Thank mbw244
Reviewed 28 July 2017

We saw this advertised in the triple A travel book and we love old mansions like this from that era of Grand Places like Biltmore in Asheville, TN. We were not disappointed. This is a great place to tour. The grand life style that this...More

Thank Mike301
Reviewed 18 October 2016

It was my first visit so I had no expectations. I was amazed how dig it was. The house is beautiful and give you a good picture of the lives of the people who inhabited it.

Thank Sami L
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

I have no idea how I ever waited so long to visit the Evergreen Museum, because it was one of the most wonderful experiences that a Victorian House aficionado could ever have. I was fortunate enough to have a personal tour conducted by my docent...More

1  Thank sdsteve1
Reviewed 18 August 2016

On visits to my family we have passed this wonderful museum, but had not visited the museum library. My son's wedding reception was held in the carriage house ( part of the estate) The main house has books and art, Picasso, Degas and Modigliani .....More

Thank Nancy-Jane G
Reviewed 3 August 2016

We stopped in because it was open on a Monday when many other museums in the city are closed. We were rewarded by the surprise of discovering a treasure-trove. Owned by Johns Hopkins University, this house/museum of the Garrett family is filled with many Tiffany...More

Thank Beachbumman
Reviewed 21 April 2016

I've been on so many house tours I'm usually bored out of my mind but this place had a lot of surprises! A bathroom covered in 24kt gold (seriously), an indoor theater, a huge library, another oddball bathroom, servants quarters, and lots of art by...More

Thank Idgie13
Reviewed 7 March 2016

Well worth the hour-long visit. Excellent docent/guide, a Johns Hopkins student doing research on the family who lived there. We brought the kids, but it's a don't touch anything place.

Thank SamOnLanier
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Heard about this through TA. A wonderful tour. Actual tour doesn't take much time, but appreciated the patience of the docent in answering questions. The library room was my favorite. Artwork and artifacts interesting to see. Once again reminded that people with 'real' money weren't...More

Thank scampi745
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