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History in the Making: A Mount Vernon Tour


Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily, except Monday

  • Duration

    Approximately 2 hours

  • Start time

    11:00 a.m.

  • Meeting Point

    South Washington Pl., Baltimore, MD 21202. Meet on the south side of the Washington Monument by the statue of the Marquis de Lafayette.

  • Ending Point

    N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD 21201

Key Highlights

  • Smartphone vouchers accepted – no need to print!
  • Enjoy a historical and cultural tour of the Mount Vernon neighborhood in Baltimore!
  • See the Baltimore Basilica, the nation’s first Roman Catholic Church!
  • Sample some delicious treats at the Mount Vernon Marketplace!
  • Come across filming locations from famous T.V. shows and films during your tour!
  • Meet your friendly and informative guide!


Discover the charm of the Mount Vernon neighborhood during History in the Making:  A Mount Vernon Tour!

Explore the cultural and historical heart of the city with your Baltimore History Tour tickets. Start your journey at Baltimore’s iconic Washington Monument. Then make your way through Mount Vernon with a local guide and hear about the historical and cultural importance of this neighborhood. Your guide will even point out filming locations from famous television shows and movies during your tour. If you’re looking for a truly local perspective, then the Baltimore History Tour is what to do in Baltimore!

Admire the architecture of the country’s first Roman Catholic Church. And, if you’re lucky, your guide will even take you inside for a little peek. Then, make your way to the busy Mount Vernon Marketplace to try out one of your guide’s favorite snacks. This tour even comes with free access to the Maryland Historical Society. After meandering down the streets of Mount Vernon, you’ll stop at a local café for a cup of coffee or tea. Make sure to ask for recommendations from your guide before you part ways. It’s one of the best things to do in Baltimore if you want insider tips!


  • History in the Making:  A Mount Vernon Tour
  • A 2-hour guided tour of the Mount Vernon neighborhood in Baltimore
  • One snack
  • One beverage
  • Entrance to Maryland Historical Society
  • Live guide and commentary


  • Gratuities for your guide
  • Additional food and drinks  
  • Souvenirs and items of a personal nature

Please note

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organized activity to reconfirm.

No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or a tablet, you can present the voucher on your device for this activity.

So there is no last minute rush, please arrive 15 minutes before the departure time.

If you have your voucher, your booking is confirmed. We'll see you at the start point. Get in touch if you have any concerns or require more information via the email address or phone number (business hours only) on your voucher.

There will be a considerable amount of walking.

This is a child-friendly tour. Children between the ages of 6 and 11 years are permitted on this tour at the rate listed above. Please select “child” above when booking. Children under the age of 6 years are permitted to join this tour free of charge. Please inform us at the time of booking if you’ll be bringing a child under the age of 6 years. You can do so in the special request box on the checkout page.

This tour features visits to establishments that are not always able to cater for vegetarians and other dietary requirements. Discounts are available and your guide will try their best to find an alternative for you.

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