Hammond-Harwood House

Address: 19 Maryland Ave., Annapolis, MD 21401

Phone: (410) 263-4683 | Presenter

Things to Do | Museums

About Hammond-Harwood House

The Hammond-Harwood House is a museum of 18th century architecture and art standing as a testament to the importance of preservation to the residents of Annapolis, and America. Built in 1774, this National Historic Landmark presents a window into the lives of the people who built the house, lived in it, and ensured that it would be enjoyed by future generations for years to come. Tours of the House highlight its refined design, unique history, and incomparable collection of paintings by Charles Willson Peale and furniture by John Shaw.

Attraction

General

- Family Friendly

- Minimum Group:

10.00

- Reservation Recommended

- Reservations Required

- Specials/Coupons for Groups


General

Hours

- Friday

12pm - 5pm

- Monday

Closed

- Saturday

12pm - 5pm

- Sunday

12pm - 5pm

- Thursday

12pm - 5pm

- Tuesday

12pm - 5pm

- Wednesday

12pm - 5pm
Pricing

- Discounts

Children Ages 12 & Under , Group Discount , Senior , Student ,

- Payment Methods Accepted

Cash, Check, Discover, Master Card, Visa,

TripAdvisor® Traveller Reviews

Best original colonial house in Annapolis
The Hammond-Harwood House is one of the few houses in Annapolis that is original, not restored (something I did not know until I visited). There is a 50 minute tour that is led by a docent and is an... Read Full Review
Interesting historic home
Like all historic homes, there is history to be learned here. Lots of original furniture and paintings. I would add this to your to do list when visiting Annapolis. Read Full Review
Jane Austen tour
Fascinating tour of the home, highlighting aspects that were in use during the time when Austen was writing her novels. Inventive and insightful! Read Full Review

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An Evening in the Country at Mary’s Mount
Mary's Mount

An Evening in the Country at Mary’s Mount

September 16, 2017

Garden Party to be held at historic Mary’s Mount, Harwood, Maryland.  Guests will enjoy house tour, farm-to-table Maryland buffet, silent auction and music.  Tickets $150 each. Proceeds support the Hammond-Harwood House museum. For tickets and more information visit hammondharwoodhouse.org or call 410-263-4683.

Marvin Ross: Monuments Man
Hammond-Harwood House

Marvin Ross: Monuments Man

April 1, 2017

The exquisite collection of furniture and fine art acquired for the Hammond-Harwood House has benefited from the expertise of trained museum professionals. Marvin Ross (1904-1977), an early trustee, is a prime example.  Ross, who was an expert on the Byzantine era, led an extraordinary life as Curator of Medieval and Subsequent Arts at the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore and later as the first curator of Hillwood, heiress Marjorie Merriweather Post’s private estate in northwest Washington, D.C.  During World War II, Ross was a member of the 'Monuments Men'- the Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives Section of the Allied Forces.  This group of curators, architects, and historians identified and recovered art stolen by Nazi forces. This special exhibition explores the life of Marvin Ross, who was a member of the Hammond-Harwood House furnishings committee in the 1950's and 1960's, and presents the collection that he directly helped to acquire for the Hammond-Harwood House. From a report of the furnishings committee, June 1951: “No one has been more astute in their efforts to keep us before the public than Mr. Marvin C. Ross.  He has, as we all know, a most unusual flare for finding beautiful treasures for our old house.” Exhibition runs April 1 to December 31, 2017.  Free and open to the public during normal tour hours, Tuesday through Sunday noon to 5pm. Members only reception March 30.