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Schifferstadt

1110 Rosemont Ave, Frederick, MD 21701-4127
+1 301-663-3885
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Historical landmark with special events

Schifferstadt is an 18th century German stone house in Frederick, Maryland. It serves as an... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Marcia W
via mobile
German Architecture

This building is one of the earliest example of German architecture in the area and beyond the... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
jehenson81
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This house is the oldest in Frederick, Maryland, dating to 1756. Closed during the winter.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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1110 Rosemont Ave, Frederick, MD 21701-4127
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Schifferstadt is an 18th century German stone house in Frederick, Maryland. It serves as an architectural museum, with guided historical tours ($5), plus an adjoining colonial garden. There is a nice little gift shop on site offering art items and local jams for sale. Since...More

Thank Marcia W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This building is one of the earliest example of German architecture in the area and beyond the building itself the house does not have much there. The tour was very informative and seeing the house reminding me of the house I lived in in Germany....More

Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 26 April 2017

It is a small historic house with guided tours. It gives you a view as how these homes were build and maintained. It was interesting for us, since we are the owners of a similar house bear-by build in 1807 and we enjoyed to hear...More

Thank Taosmeister
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

So, yes, I am one of those who lived in Frederick and NEVER once visited the Schifferstadt house. Living in Georgia, my husband and I were finally in town during the window where we could see the house. (It's only available for tours from the...More

1  Thank aeromujer
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Besides being an interesting slice of history the Octoberfest is the best in Frederick. The sausages are from Binkerts and are spot on fantastic, the beer is cold and local and the vendors have a wide assortment to choose from. Oompah band, 18th century demos...More

1  Thank Dan G
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Great part of Frederick history. Nice tour of home and gardens as life in the early setteling of Frederick City was like. Combine this with a walk of Baker park and downtown Frederick

Thank Kim D
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We came here to see Octoberfest, the first time in 20 years we've visited the museum. There were vendors and sweepstakes for prizes that day and food and beer and wine sales also. We took the house tour which was very interesting. There were costumed...More

Thank travelkitty50
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Interesting place to visit if you're into architecture/old buildings. We stopped here on our way into Frederick proper. We didn't pay the $5 to enter the building but looked through the window. :) I guess we were being a bit cheap! Beautiful building! I would...More

1  Thank Bravo J
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Small venue, good Octoberfest food and beer. Gets you away from some of the larger crowd Octoberfest venues in the area.

Thank Karey K K
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We've seen quite a few old houses recently, but we were very pleasantly surprised by this one . It had several features we haven't seen all the english style houses. It's presented as an architectural museum and i found it very interesting. Particularly the fireplaces...More

Thank djm006
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