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Mount Vernon Cultural District

MVBA / 1221 N Calvert St, Baltimore, MD 21201
+1 410-528-1919
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Mount Vernon - Baltimore

Mount Vernon is particularly nice during Flower Mart. Check out the local attractions and churches... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
Baltimore, Maryland
Mount Vernon Cultural District

A must see. From the incredible Walters Art Museum, to the Washington Monument, to the Peabody... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2016
Baltimore, Maryland
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Mount Vernon is home to Baltimore's most prestigious cultural institutions including: The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra,The Walters Art Museum, The Lyric Opera House, Centerstage, Spotlighter's Theater, The Peabody Institute,Contemporary Museum, Enoch Pratt Free Library, Eubie Blake National Jazz Institute, Garrett Jacobs Mansion, The George Peabody Library, Maryland Historical Society, Theatre Project
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MVBA / 1221 N Calvert St, Baltimore, MD 21201
Mount Vernon
+1 410-528-1919
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

Mount Vernon is particularly nice during Flower Mart. Check out the local attractions and churches on the walking tour.

Thank KVC13
Reviewed 13 August 2016

A must see. From the incredible Walters Art Museum, to the Washington Monument, to the Peabody Conservatory library, to the Historic and grand Engineer's Club...it's all there.

Thank Howbar
Reviewed 16 July 2016

The Mt. Vernon Cultural District has some sights to see. The Walters Museum of Art is a fine art museum that you can spend 2-4 hours in on a nice or rainy day. The Old Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church is attractive. The same is...More

Thank VAChuck
Reviewed 19 June 2016

We walked here from our hotel (SpringHill Suites down by the Inner Harbour) only took us about 20 minutes to walk up here and we really enjoyed it. Not much to see in the city on the way, but once we arrived we had plenty...More

1  Thank Gabriel002
Reviewed 1 June 2016

This was the first really attractive old Baltimore neighborhood I discovered. The park in the center isn't as well cared for as it ought to be, but the old homes and other buildings surrounding it are very nice.

1  Thank cjsalexva
Reviewed 9 May 2016

We happened upon this area while biking around Baltimore. So much to see in this one area!!! From the George Washington Monument to the variety of churches. From the artistry on some of the buildings to the clever graffiti on others. Everywhere you look there...More

2  Thank SFlurry
Reviewed 5 April 2016

My buddy and I came here and stayed in a hostel called Hi Baltimore. The general area is quite nice and is very quiet at night. It was almost strange to see such little activity and so few cars. However, the neighborhood has a lot...More

1  Thank Michael P
Reviewed 3 April 2016

Lots of beautiful architecture and so many restaurants that I wanted to try, but we were only there for a short bit. Also want to go back and visit the museums. Felt very safe, even at night in most areas. Will return again!

1  Thank Chris D
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Well beyond the tourist places down towards the harbor, Mt. Vernon offers a different ambiance, quaint and historic. This is a place that needs to be savored, step by step, best in the spring or the fall when the air is not humid or the...More

1  Thank Giorgio G
Reviewed 26 March 2016

The Washington Monument. Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore School for the Arts, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, The Center Stage, Peabody Institute, etc etc. Many restaurants of all different cultures. You can spend weeks exploring all there is to do, see, and eat here.

Thank PhrenicEnigma
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19 March 2015|
Response from primerstar6 | Reviewed this property |
According to the national park service website, A map and guide of the Mount Vernon Cultural Walk is available for purchase at the Baltimore Visitor Center located at 401 Light Street at the Inner Harbor. You could probably... More