Historic St. Mary's City

Historic St. Mary's City re-enactor Photo
Colorful living history and amazing archaeology reveal the past at Maryland's first capital. Explore a colonial plantation, tall ship, a brick chapel and an Indian hamlet. Part of Maryland's 2020 Year of the Woman.


Seasonal: 10am-5pm
closed Thanksgiving.


Rt 5 and Rosecroft Rd
Visitor Ctr., 18751 Hogaboom Ln
St. Mary's City MD 20686
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  • ADA Accessible
  • Admission/Tickets Required
  • Educational Resources Available
  • Family-Friendly
  • Free Parking
  • Group Tour Rates Offered
  • Group-Friendly
  • Guided Tours/Guide Available
  • Meeting Facilities
  • On-site Dining
  • On-site Motorcoach Parking
  • Pet-Friendly
  • Student Group-Friendly
  • Weddings
Rated 5 by Robert R

November 19, 2020

Robert R

Excellent Outdoor Colonial History and Museum

Took advantage of extraordinary weather in November to visit historical town in nearby Maryland, first colonial capital. Ample free parking at visitor center & museum where one can start walking tour...

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Rated 4 by TimNHolly

October 04, 2020


Great site for history enthusiasts

If you haven't been to HSMC, you should go. They have worked hard to research and put together pieces of the history of Maryland's original capital and are still digging to find more. All the staff...

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Rated 4 by frenchhorn88

July 04, 2020


Beautiful, sparse, and quiet site

Waterfront access and plenty of space to walk around and soak in nature. Very historic site, but not overdone.

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