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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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Hidden gem

It was my first visit so I had no expectations. I was amazed how dig it was. The house is... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2016
Sami L
A Victorian Home Lover's Nirvana

I have no idea how I ever waited so long to visit the Evergreen Museum, because it was one of the... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
sdsteve1
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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 17 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 23 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 17 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 20 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 6 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 8 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
Reviewed 12 July 2015

We had driven by this museum for years and finally stopped in. The guide was very knowledgeable about the history of the mansion and the collections within it. A nice way to while away a summer afternoon.

Thank FilledWithJoy
Reviewed 13 April 2015

We almost skipped this in favor of a comics museum, and boy are we glad we didn't. The house was given to Johns Hopkins University following the owners' deaths. Besides the house being huge and gorgeous inside, it is chock full of artistic treasures. The...More

1  Thank Kay M
Reviewed 24 March 2015

Stunning Gilded Age gem. About an hour away from Washington, DC and worth the trip. The home is beyond wonderful. A great collection of Duffy's, Modigliani's. A theatre and gallery designed by Leon Bakst of the Ballet Russe fame. More important - a glimpse as...More

1  Thank sbenjamen
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