Hammond-Harwood House

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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 were enslaved in it.

Tours and Programs:

Tours of the museum highlight architecture, social history, and the collection of paintings by Charles Willson Peale and furniture by John Shaw.

Open for tours – reservations suggested. Noon to 5:00 p.m (last tour at 4:00 p.m). Closed Tuesdays.

Telephone: (410) 263-4683
Address: 19 Maryland Ave., Annapolis, MD 21401

Virtual Experiences:

On the Hammond-Harwood House Facebook page, docents share some of their favorite pieces of art, architecture, and the fine examples of craftsmanship exhibited in the house.

During the first weekend of June each year, the Hammond-Harwood House holds its Secret Garden Tour in a section of Annapolis. In 2020, a live event was not possible so they took the event online through a garden gallery — click here to view a garden gallery: Virtual Secret Garden Tour.


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