Historic St. Mary's City

Historic St. Mary's City is an outdoor museum of living history and archaeology. Wander the paths to see an example of a Woodland Indian hamlet, a reconstructed tall ship, a mid-1600s style tobacco farm with animals, and a working printing press.


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Rt 5 and Rosecroft Rd
Visitor Center, 18751 Hogaboom Lane
St. Mary's City, MD
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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
  • Self-Guides Tours
  • Student Group-Friendly
  • Weddings
Rated 5 by mvidro

November 08, 2022


Super stop -- interesting and educational

We essentially spent the day touring the site. We particularly enjoyed boarding the replica Dove, which brought colonists to Maryland's shores in 1634. Touring the original State House was also...

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Rated 4 by VirginiaCW

July 23, 2022


A mini-Williamsburg-like living settlement museum village

This is like a mini Williamsburg on the western bank of the Chesapeake not far from the airbase and then incredible little find. A colonial village much of which has been restored much of which is...

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Rated 5 by louisaa450

July 06, 2022


Beautiful, quiet, relaxing, with plenty to see and learn.

St. Mary's City is one of my favorite places. It's perfect for a leisurely day of wandering around the gorgeous historical acreage, exploring all the sites and buildings, new and old. The Godiah...

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