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“Great for Kids and Adults”

Rose Hill Manor Park & Museums
Ranked #17 of 47 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 20 August 2018

Fantastic place! Our docent was wonderful. We learned all about the unsung members of the Continental Congress and what their lives were like during that time period. TONS of hands on activities for the children! Unbelievable collection of horse drawn carriages and sleighs. We had a wonderful afternoon there.

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Reviewed 20 August 2018

This is a great historical gem within Frederick city. Family members of all ages will enjoy this underrated point of interest. Local, state, and national history unfolds as you explore the historic home and grounds. The museum is very hands on and the staff is exceptional! They work so hard to make learning fun, entertaining, and relevant. They also bring in outside experts to enhance the materials they have on site. This is a must see for anyone interested in history!

1  Thank Roguejck7
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

It's rare to find a place that is so fun and engaging for the kids, but also just as interesting for the parents. Our wonderful guide gave us a personal tour of the house, gardens, and the multiple different areas on the grounds (carriage house, ice room, etc...) all while engaging our three kids (aged 1-5) and giving them ample time to play and explore.

Even the 1 year old had a blast playing with all the toys!

We had an amazing time and had the entire facility nearly to ourselves.

We highly recommend and look forward to visiting again.

1  Thank aaron_family01
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Reviewed 15 November 2017

I have visited this place many times, especially taking field trips with my students from Montgomery County. It is very hands-on and there are mny dosons to explain the history to our groups. They share interesting stories which keep the attention of little ones.

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Lovely historic home & farm turned into a Children's Museum. Our granddaughters love going and exploring. About every year, the museum changes up a few things to keep it interesting. Just walking (or running) around the grounds is nice also.

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