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Mount Vernon Cultural Walk

  • Baltimore Visitor Center 401 Light Street Baltimore, MD, 21202 United States (map)

The Cultural Walk explores the fine architecture and world-renowned institutions along the Charles Street National Scenic Byway. Impressive buildings and monuments line the corridor, from Benjamin Latrobe’s Basilica to the sophisticated minimalism of Mies van der Rohe’s One Charles Center. The nation’s first monument to George Washington stands tall in the center of Mount Vernon Place, just steps away from some of the nation’s foremost cultural institutions, including the Walters Art Museum, Enoch Pratt Free Library, and the Peabody Institute.

Tour co-sponsored by the Baltimore National Heritage Area. It begins at the Inner Harbor Visitor Center and ends at the Monument. Limited to 20. $7-10, free for children with a paying adult. Tour does not include Monument climb. Reservation for a climb ($4-6) for after the conclusion of your tour can be made on the Conservancy’s website: or when you arrive at the Monument.