Darnall's Chance House Museum

Darnall's Chance was opened as a museum in 1988. The house was built in 1742 for James Wardrop. Throughout its history, the site has served as the home of many prominent tobacco merchants. A National Park Service Network to Freedom site.
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Tues-Thurs, by appointment
Fri & Sun, 12N-4pm (last tour at 3:15pm)
Sat, events by appointment only.


14800 Governor Oden Bowie Dr
Upper Marlboro MD 20772
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  • ADA Accessible
  • Admission/Tickets Required
  • Family-Friendly
  • Free Parking
Rated 5 by NickatMd

October 22, 2017


Great Museum

Nicely done with lots of historical information. The guide was very accommodating and a wealth of information. Well worth the stop. There is also a nice park with a lake next store.

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Rated 4 by John T F

September 10, 2017

John T F

A step-back to colonial times

In sight of the county offices of Prince George's County, this house museum provides a good glimpse of life in the 18th century. By 21st century standards, the rooms are medium-sized,but this was...

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Rated 5 by Alladin23

September 04, 2017


Great historical visit

Went for the guided tour on Sunday, as part of the PGParks.com, One Military, Blue Star Memorial Museum Program. Whew! That's a mouthful. The tour was guided by Megan, who did a lovely job of telling...

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