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1110 Rosemont Ave, Frederick, MD 21701-4127
+1 301-663-3885
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October Festival is the best.

Beautiful 1758 house and museum the perfect place in Frederick for Octoberfest! Great beer and... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
Frederick, Maryland
Fascinating colonial property

Well worth a visit. The guided tour takes about an hour. Note that there is no associated parking... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
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This house is the oldest in Frederick, Maryland, dating to 1756. Closed during the winter.
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1110 Rosemont Ave, Frederick, MD 21701-4127
+1 301-663-3885
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

Beautiful 1758 house and museum the perfect place in Frederick for Octoberfest! Great beer and bratwursts! Music was good German "umphah". We did tour the house for a nominal fee - a good place to take you back a few centuries for how houses were...More

Thank MDTraveler_8
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Well worth a visit. The guided tour takes about an hour. Note that there is no associated parking so you have to find a place on your own. Very good docents answering questions and showing their enthusiasm for this colonial German home.

Thank GottaLottaMiles
Reviewed 4 September 2017

It is intellectually enjoyable to see the oldest house in Frederick. It is now a National Historic Landmark . It has a solid build of two-foot-thick walls made of stones from local quarry. The building features a local history museum which was unfortunately not open...More

1  Thank podrozniczka60
Reviewed 29 August 2017

This was my second time visiting the Brunner house, in which I am in relation to the Brunner family! The house is really neat inside and our and you will learn a good bit of the Brunner family history along with Frederick history! My second...More

Thank Ashleigh C
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

If you are interested in the history of German settlers or are interested in architecture, this is a cool tour. It's the oldest building in Frederick and is well preserved or as they said "preserved due to neglect" for many years. This is not a...More

Thank Jakob H
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

This is a nice historic place to visit. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and encouraged questions throughout the tour. I found it interesting that the house is more of a history lesson than a beautified example of 'how it might have looked'. This is...More

Thank Michelle H
Reviewed 22 June 2017 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 21 May 2017 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

1  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
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Judi L
16 July 2017|
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Response from Taosmeister | Reviewed this property |
Would that not depend on what Brunners you descent from? :)