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Hammond-Harwood House

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

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. Open daily noon to 5 p.m, closed on Tuesday.



- Family Friendly

- Minimum Group:


- Reservation Recommended

- Reservations Required

- Specials/Coupons for Groups



- Sunday

12pm - 5pm

- Monday

12pm - 5pm

- Tuesday


- Wednesday

12pm - 5pm

- Thursday

12pm - 5pm

- Friday

12pm - 5pm

- Saturday

12pm - 5pm

- Discounts

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

- Payment Methods Accepted

Cash, Check, Discover, Master Card, Visa,

Historic home; Revolutionary War & War of 1812 period
Our docent was Sharon and she was VERY knowledgeable and excited to share the history of the architect, the owners, their genealogy and the life events during the time of the building of this home... Read Full Review
A good example of colonial architecture and it's Palladian roots
See Thomas Jefferson's hand sketch of this building to better understand what he was thinking when he designed Monticello. From the books in the bookstore look up the Villa Capra "La Rotunda... Read Full Review
Great example of colonial home in Annapolis
An example of what the wealthier colonial inhabitants of Annapolis enjoyed living in. Very knowledgeable guide. Small gift shop. Only available to visit with guided tour that lasts about 50 minutes. Read Full Review

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Jane Austen Tour
Hammond-Harwood House

Jane Austen Tour

May 1, 2018

Tour of the house that compares the customs and social graces of the Loockerman family, who lived in the Hammond-Harwood House in the early 19th century, with those of characters in Jane Austen novels. For reservations, please call 410-263-4683×10 or email  

Architect and Apprentice
Hammond-Harwood House

Architect and Apprentice

April 2, 2018

The exhibition focuses on the narrative of William Buckland, the architect of Hammond-Harwood House, and his relationships forged with apprentice and craftsmen. Exhibition runs April 1 to December 31. Free and open to the public during normal tour hours.