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“Hands On”

Rose Hill Manor Park & Museums
Ranked #17 of 46 things to do in Frederick
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Owner description: Rose Hill Manor Park & Museums provides visitors with the opportunity to explore life in 18th & 19th century America. The 1790s Manor House was the retirement home of Maryland's first elected goernor, Thomas Johnson. In addition to the Manor House which includes period exhibits and is Children's Museum the property features an ice house, log cabin, blacksmith shop, carriage collection, gardens and Farm Museum.
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

This historic house is geared towards school groups and giving them a hands-on experience. The house is original and while they do have period pieces nothing inside is original to the house. You can view the house on your own or take a 90 minute to 2 hour tour of the house. I opted to do the house on my own and found the information on the WWII POW camps very interesting. One of the guides did take me to the carriage house, the log cabin and the ice house where I got some more I formation about all the owners.

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Reviewed 14 February 2017

I have been to several of the events that are held at Rose Hill Manor Park and Museum. The grounds are breathtaking, as is the house. There is so much history there and the events that are held are a fun time for all.

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Reviewed 23 December 2016

well maintained and operated by very friendly and caring staff. Saw a WWII re-enactors day out there that was awesome. They were very accommodating for camps for the kids as we sent our little fella to Civil War camp there and he loved it. Its a nice spot and very well done.

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Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We take our kids here for the tours as well add the special events and classes being taught. The volunteers are always Tai to work with kids and explain history in a way that they understand. This is s great place to experience different times in history and physically see many examples of it as well. Well worth the visit.

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Reviewed 2 September 2016

I love this place. The gardens, the tours, the fireplace that they have going in the colder months and the activities for kids that my niece and nephew love.

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