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2017 EVENTS
 

American Girl Tea Time with Addy Walker
Saturday, February 25
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Tea with Addy: Join us at Mount Clare on Saturday, February 25, at 2 pm for tea time with American Girl Addy Walker. In the summer of 1864, Addy and her mother escaped the south and ran away to Philadelphia. Learn about her new life as a free person in the north. Guests will enjoy hot chocolate and cookies and also make a historic craft inspired by the adventures of Addy. Bring your mom, dad, grandparent or your friend and have fun with your favorite doll.

Pre-paid reservations are required. Space is limited. Email director@mountclare.org or call 414-350-7038 to make reservations or for more information.

 Admission: $6.00 for members, $10.00 for non-members


Thursday, March 16

Mount Clare reopens for regular tours Thursday through Saturday, 11:00 am to 4:00 pm


Material Culture Workshop:  Textiles
Saturday, March 25
  9:00 am to 11:00 am

Learn about fibers and fabric of the 18th century during this hands-on textile workshop! We will focus on 2 dimensional objects and the fibers that make them up. After a brief lecture with visuals, participants will have the opportunity to complete curatorial activities, such as examining fibers under a microscope and analyzing an antique from collections. 

This workshop will take place at the B&O Railroad Museum’s Education Station. This workshop does not include a tour, but all participants will receive a coupon for a tour at a later time.

Recommended for individuals eighteen and older. No background experience necessary. Pre-paid reservations are required. Space is limited. Email director@mountclare.org or call 414-350-7038 to make reservations or for more information.

Admission: $5.00 for members, $12.00 for students, $18.00 for non-members


Poor Richard's Friday
Friday, April 7

Visitors of Mount Clare Museum House receive half-off admission the first Friday of the month. See Maryland’s first house museum and the oldest and finest example of colonial Georgian architecture in the city.


Grounds and Architecture Walking Tour
Saturday, April 8
  12:00 pm and 2:00 pm

Come learn about the history and changes to Mount Clare’s architecture and grounds! See where Margaret’s terraced gardens were and the last remains of Baltimore’s colonial road. Learn about the changing outward appearance of the house and much more! Take this guided walking tour separately or in conjunction with an interior tour. Weather permitting.

Admission:

Walking Tour only: $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and students, $3 for children

House and Walking Tour: $12 for adults, $10 for students and seniors, $8 for children

Free for members


 Poor Richard's Friday
Friday, May 5

Visitors of Mount Clare Museum House receive half-off admission the first Friday of the month. See Maryland’s first house museum and the oldest and finest example of colonial Georgian architecture in the city.


Grounds and Architecture Walking Tour
Saturday, May 13
  12:00 pm and 2:00 pm

Come learn about the history and changes to Mount Clare’s architecture and grounds! See where Margaret’s terraced gardens were and the last remains of Baltimore’s colonial road. Learn about the changing outward appearance of the house and much more! Take this guided walking tour separately or in conjunction with an interior tour. Weather permitting. 

Admission:

Walking Tour only: $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and students, $3 for children

House and Walking Tour: $12 for adults, $10 for students and seniors, $8 for children

Free for members


Mother's Day Tea
Sunday, May 14

On this special day, Mount Clare Museum House offers half priced admission tours for mothers, mothers-in-law, grandmothers or any other special mother-figure in your life. The tour will conclude with tea and cookies.

Regular admission rates apply (except where stated above)


Poor Richard's Friday
Friday, June 2

Visitors of Mount Clare Museum House receive half-off admission the first Friday of the month. See Maryland’s first house museum and the oldest and finest example of colonial Georgian architecture in the city.


Grounds and Architecture Walking Tour
Saturday, June 3
  12:00 pm and 2:00 pm

Come learn about the history and changes to Mount Clare’s architecture and grounds! See where Margaret’s terraced gardens were and the last remains of Baltimore’s colonial road. Learn about the changing outward appearance of the house and much more! Take this guided walking tour separately or in conjunction with an interior tour. Weather permitting. 

Admission:

Walking Tour only: $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and students, $3 for children

House and Walking Tour: $12 for adults, $10 for students and seniors, $8 for children

Free for members


Underground Railroad for Kids
Saturday, June 10

 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Learn about the Underground Railroad and how enslaved persons escaped using the stars as their guides. During this interactive program, participants will read Follow the Drinking Gourd, develop our own secret code and make a constellation scope to take home.

Pre-paid reservations are required. Space is limited. Tour is included. Email director@mountclare.org or call 414-350-7038 to make reservations or for more information.

Admission:  $6.00 for members, $10.00 for non-members


Father's Day
Sunday, June 18

On this special day, Mount Clare Museum House offers half-priced admission tours for fathers, fathers-in-law, grandfathers, or any other special father-figure in your life. The tour will conclude with light refreshments and an opportunity to speak with Revolutionary War reenactors about war and weapons in the eighteenth century.

 Regular admission rates apply (except where stated above).

 

Independence Day Picnic
Tuesday, July 4
  11:00 am to 4:00 pm

Pack your own lunch and come to Mount Clare for a picnic! Come to our quiet setting on a hill in Carroll Park and enjoy the view of downtown Baltimore, away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Come enjoy a tour of Mount Clare with a special emphasis on declaring independence. Colonial lawn games will be available for fun family time. Bring your own picnic basket!

Lawn picnic and games are free. Regular admission rates apply for house tours.

The picnic is weather permitting, but we will offer tours, rain or shine.


 Poor Richard's Friday
Friday, July 7

Visitors of Mount Clare Museum House receive half-off admission the first Friday of the month. See Maryland’s first house museum and the oldest and finest example of colonial Georgian architecture in the city.


Grounds and Architecture Walking Tour
Saturday, July 8
  12:00 pm and 2:00 pm

Come learn about the history and changes to Mount Clare’s architecture and grounds! See where Margaret’s terraced gardens were and the last remains of Baltimore’s colonial road. Learn about the changing outward appearance of the house and much more! Take this guided walking tour separately or in conjunction with an interior tour. Weather permitting. 

Admission:

Walking Tour only: $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and students, $3 for children

House and Walking Tour: $12 for adults, $10 for students and seniors, $8 for children

Free for members


American Girl Tea Time with Felicity
Saturday, July 22
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Tea with Felicity: Join us at Mount Clare on Saturday, July 22, at 2pm for tea time with American Girl Felicity Merriman. During 1774 Felicity is learning to become a proper gentlewoman while maintaining her independent spirit.  Learn about her life in Williamsburg, Virginia on the eve of the American Revolution. Guest will enjoy some lemonade and cookies and also make a historic craft inspired by the adventures of Felicity. Bring your mom, dad, grandparent or your friend and have fun with your favorite doll. 

Pre-paid reservations are required. Space is limited. Email director@mountclare.org or call 414-350-7038 to make reservations or for more information.

Admission: $6.00 for members, $10.00 for non-members


 Poor Richard's Friday
Friday, August 4

Visitors of Mount Clare Museum House receive half-off admission the first Friday of the month. See Maryland’s first house museum and the oldest and finest example of colonial Georgian architecture in the city.


Grounds and Architecture Walking Tour
Saturday, August 12
  12:00 pm and 2:00 pm

Come learn about the history and changes to Mount Clare’s architecture and grounds! See where Margaret’s terraced gardens were and the last remains of Baltimore’s colonial road. Learn about the changing outward appearance of the house and much more! Take this guided walking tour separately or in conjunction with an interior tour. Weather permitting. 

Admission:

Walking Tour only: $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and students, $3 for children

House and Walking Tour: $12 for adults, $10 for students and seniors, $8 for children

Free for members


 Poor Richard's Friday
Friday, September 1

Visitors of Mount Clare Museum House receive half-off admission the first Friday of the month. See Maryland’s first house museum and the oldest and finest example of colonial Georgian architecture in the city.


 Colonial Craftsman Series:  Brick Making!
Saturday, September 2
  1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Enjoy a last huzzah before school begins! Visitors will have the opportunity to use period tools and techniques to make clay bricks by hand, and experience some of the working conditions endured by colonial servants, slaves, and craftsmen. Visitors can personalize their brick and take it home.  Includes a tour of the house.

Space is limited. Reservations required. Space is limited. Email director@mountclare.org or call 414-350-7038 to make reservations or for more information.

Admission:  $6 for members, $10 for non-members


Grounds and Architecture Walking Tour
Saturday, September 9
  12:00 pm and 2:00 pm

Come learn about the history and changes to Mount Clare’s architecture and grounds! See where Margaret’s terraced gardens were and the last remains of Baltimore’s colonial road. Learn about the changing outward appearance of the house and much more! Take this guided walking tour separately or in conjunction with an interior tour. Weather permitting. 

Admission:

Walking Tour only: $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and students, $3 for children

House and Walking Tour: $12 for adults, $10 for students and seniors, $8 for children

Free for members


 Poor Richard's Friday
Friday, October 6

Visitors of Mount Clare Museum House receive half-off admission the first Friday of the month. See Maryland’s first house museum and the oldest and finest example of colonial Georgian architecture in the city.


 Mount Clare in Mourning
Thursday, October 5 through Sunday, October 29

Special for the month of October, Mount Clare will focus on death in early America. Tours will include a discussion of beliefs and rituals surrounding death, dying, and mourning with a recreated 18th century funeral scene. 

All included with regular admission. 

 

  Death and Mourning Rituals
Saturday, October 7

See Mount Clare redecorated, depicting an eighteenth century funeral scene! On October 7, take a special tour highlighting death and mourning rituals in eighteenth  and early nineteenth century America, including English, Irish, and African rituals and beliefs. 

Tours begin on the hour. Tours are limited to 25 visitors—first come first serve. 

 Regular admission rates apply.


Historic Halloween
Saturday, October 28 and Sunday, October 29

A family friendly event! For the first time, Mount Clare is partnering with the B&O Railroad Museum's Witches and Wizards event! Children, and kid-at-heart adults are welcome to come in costume for self-guided tours at Mount Clare. For an additional cost, children can partake in a Halloween themed archeological activity and learn about historic archeology, particularly at Mount Clare! Train rides from the B&O Railroad Museum to Mount Clare will be available for $3.00 a person.

Admission:  $5.00 per person, $5.00 for archeology activity.


 Poor Richard's Friday
Friday, November 3

Visitors of Mount Clare Museum House receive half-off admission the first Friday of the month. See Maryland’s first house museum and the oldest and finest example of colonial Georgian architecture in the city.


 Closed
Saturday, November 4

Due to a private event, Mount Clare Museum House will be closed all day, Saturday, November 4.


Poor Richard's Friday
Friday, December 1

Visitors of Mount Clare Museum House receive half-off admission the first Friday of the month. See Maryland’s first house museum and the oldest and finest example of colonial Georgian architecture in the city.


A Carroll's Christmas
Thursday, November 16 through Sunday, December 31

Escape the hustle and bustle of the holiday season and experience a colonial American Christmas with the Carroll family at Mount Clare Museum House. See Mount Clare decorated for the winter holiday in the spirit of 18th and 19th century style with greens and dried plant materials accented with fruits, nuts, feathers, and pine cones. A visual delight—all included with paid admission!


Colonial Christmas Celebration at Mount Clare
Saturday, December 2

Experience the holidays of years past at Mount Clare Museum House’s annual winter celebration. Special programs include self-guided tours, live musical performances and a demonstration. Purchase your fresh cut greens in the forecourt for holiday decorating.  Looking for the perfect gift? The museum store is filled with merchandise to satisfy your holiday shopping list.  Fun for the whole family!

Admission: free for members, $5.00 for non-members

 
** ALL PROGRAM SCHEDULES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE. **
Programs added throughout the year, please check back!
PLEASE CALL US AT 410-837-3262 FOR MORE INFORMATION
 
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