A CARROLL'S CHRISTMAS at Mount Clare Museum House
Saturday, November 22 - Monday, December 31, 2013
Thursday - Sunday
Open Monday, December 23 & 30 and New Year's Eve!
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Step back 250 years in the colonial era of Charles Carroll, Barrister and his family and join Mount Clare Museum House for a traditional holiday celebration at their 1760 Georgian estate. Experience Mount Clare decorated in 18th century colonial-style yuletide splendor with holiday greens, accented with fruits, nuts, feathers, and pine cones. Enhance your experience and take the B&O Mile One Express train ride to visit the mansion.
Annual Holiday Greens & Gift Sale
Friday, December 6 (12 Noon - 4:00 p.m.)
Event admission - $5.00 per person
Visit Mount Clare Museum House for its annual greens sale that includes fresh decorated wreaths, boxwood trees, an assortment of holly, and magnolia. The gift shop also offers a wide assortment of items and gifts from around the world. Proceeds benefit the museum's educational programs. A new sweet addition is a hands-on chocolate tasting of American Heritage Chocolate. A team of chocolate history ambassadors from Mars Chocolate North America will share chocolate's rich journey through time with an interactive chocolate history demonstration - complete with tastings of Mars' authentic historic chocolate drink, American Heritage Chocolate.
Open House Celebration - Saturday, December 7 (10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Join us for Mount Clare's Open House for self-guided tours of America's finest collections of furniture and decorative arts decorated in holiday splendor. Joining in the celebration is The Monumental City Ancient Fife and Drum Corps who will provide live musical performances of past holiday tunes.
Toys for Tots - 50% off Admission for Toy Donation (November 29 - December 15)
Mount Clare Museum House will partner with the U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots program. Visitors who bring a new, unwrapped toy to the museum for donation from November 29 - December 15 will receive 50% off admission. To encourage participation the Station's Gift Shop will offer a 10% discount on all toys purchased on-site for donation to Toys for Tots.
B&O Railroad Museum Mile One Express Train Rides to visit Mount Clare Museum House:
Saturdays, November 30 - December 28 at 11am, 12 Noon, 1pm, & 2pm
Sundays, December 1 - December 29 at 12 Noon, 1pm, & 2pm
Monday, December 23 - Friday, December 27 at 11am, 12 Noon, 1pm & 2pm
Tuesday, December 31 (New Year's Eve) at 11am, 12 Noon, 1pm, & 2pm
Museum CLOSED on Christmas Eve & Day and New Year's Day.