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Address: 1110 Rosemont Ave, Frederick, MD 21701-4127
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+1 301-663-3885
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This house is the oldest in Frederick, Maryland, dating to 1756. Closed...

This house is the oldest in Frederick, Maryland, dating to 1756. Closed during the winter.

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Interesting look into the past

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... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Baltimore, Maryland
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Baltimore, Maryland
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31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 about the regions history. Well worth a visit if you are into these kind of... More 

Thank Taosmeister
Augusta, Georgia
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21 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago 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 beginning of April to the beginning of December.) Schifferstadt does not disappoint. As an architectural... More 

1 Thank aeromujer
Frederick, MD
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36 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 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 and dog friendly. i always look forward to this rain or shine.

1 Thank Dan G
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41 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 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
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721 reviews
352 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 401 helpful votes
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 docents who took us upstairs and recited the history of the building and the land... More 

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San Francisco, California
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33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
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 have been ok if we didn't stop here!

1 Thank Bravo J
Frederick, Maryland
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34 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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
Adamstown, Maryland
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139 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 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 and either side of the center hall and the chimney system that meets at an... More 

Thank djm006
Solomons, Maryland, United States
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341 reviews
71 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

The Schifferstadt Museum represents oldest surviving structure in historic Frederick. It has been lovingly restored and apparently haunted for some time making for entertaining and engaging visits. Authentic reenactors make for a trip back to 1700's inside and outside the restored home. Worth an hour or less for tour and experience!!

1 Thank Hey_Joe54
Frederick, Maryland
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Lots of great historical info We love the herb garden...they even grow hops. Herb signs give medicinal information for each variety

1 Thank colleen m

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