Washington, D.C.

Great Places to Go

– Smithsonian Tourist Information Sources – http://www.si.edu/visit/tourist_information.htm
– Smithsonian: Sightseeing – http://www.si.edu
– WASHINGTONIAN Magazine’s Insider’s Guide to Museums – http://www.washingtonian.com
– Activities: free guide for Washington DC kids & parents – http://www.our-kids.com/
– Cheap Eats 2003 – http://www.washingtonian.com/dining
– WASHINGTONIAN 100 Best Restaurants – http://www.washingtonian.com/dining
– Washington National Cathedral – http://www.cathedral.org

Getting There

– D.C. Metro Information – http://www.wmata.com
– Metrorail System Map – http://www.wmata.com/metrorail
– Maryland Transit Administration – http://www.mtamaryland.com
– Commuter Bus Schedules & system Maps – http://www.mtamaryland.com

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St. Mary’s

Historic Homes, Farms, and Manors

Sotterley Plantation
(18th-century tidewater life)
Route 245
Hollywood, MD 20636
Phone: 301-373-2280 or 1-800-681-0850 (toll free)
e-mail: sotterleyoffice@mail.ameritel.net
web: http://www.sotterley.com

Historic Community Buildings

Old Jail Museum
Leonardtown, MD 20650
Phone: 301-475-2467

Patuxent River Naval Air Museum
Patuxent River, MD 20670
Phone: 301-863-7418
web: http://www.paxmuseum.com

Battlegrounds and other Military Sites

Civil War Museum
Point Lookout State Park
Scotland, MD 20687
Phone: 301-872-5688

Maritime and Marine Museums

Piney Point Lighthouse Museum
Lighthouse Road
Piney Point, MD 20674
Phone: 301-994-1471
web: http://www.cheslights.org

Cultural Museums

Historic St. Mary’s City
(Maryland’s first capital)
P. O. Box 39
St. Mary’s City, MD 20686 – 0039
Phone: 240-895-4990 or 240-895-4960
1-800-SMC-1634 (toll free)

St. Clement’s Island – Potomac River Museum
Colton’s Point, MD 20626
Phone: 301-769-2222
web: http://www.dnr.state.md.us

Prince George’s

Churches and Chapels

Dorsey Chapel
10704 Brookland Road
Glenn Dale, MD 20769
Phone: 301-352-5544
web: http://www.pgparks.com

Historic Homes, Farms and Manors

Belair Mansion
12207 Tulip Grove Drive
Bowie, MD 20715 – 2340
Phone: 301-809-3089
web: http://www.cityofbowie.org

Belair Stable Museum
2835 Belair Drive
Bowie, MD 20715 – 2340
Phone: 301-809-3089
web: http://www.cityofbowie.org

Billingsley Manor
6900 Green Landing Road
Upper Marlboro, MD 20773 – 7618
Phone: 301-627-0730
web: http://www.pgparks.com

Darnall’s Chance
14800 Gov. Oden Bowie Drive
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
Phone: 301-952-8010
tdd: 301-454-1472
web: http://www.pgparks.com

Poplar Hill on His Lordship’s Kindness
7606 Woodyard Road
Clinton, MD 20735 – 1955
Phone: 301-856-0358
web: http://www.poplarhillonhlk.org

Marietta House Museum
(U.S. Supreme Court Justice Gabriel Duvall)
5626 Bell Station Road
Glenn Dale, MD 20769 – 9120
Phone: 301-464-5291
tdd: 301-277-8456
web: http://www.pghistory.org

Montpelier Mansion
9401 Montpelier Drive
Route 197 at Muirkirk Road
Laurel, MD 20707 – 2560
Phone: 301-953-1376
web: http://www.pgparks.com

National Colonial Farm Museum
3400 Bryan Point Road
Accokeek, MD 20607 – 9676
Phone: 301-283-2113
web: http://www.accokeek.org

Oxon Hill Farm
6400 Oxon Hill Road
Oxon Hill, MD 20745 – 1106
Phone: 202-690-5185
web: http://www.nps.gov

Oxon Hill Manor
6901 Oxon Hill Road
Oxon Hill, MD 20745 – 1549
Phone: 301-839-7782
tdd: 301-699-2544
web: http://www.pgparks.com

Oxon Cove Park
6411 Oxon Hill Road
Oxon Hill, MD 20745 – 1100
Phone: 202-690-5185
web: http://www.nps.gov

Riversdale
(Calvert Mansion)
4811 Riverdale Road
Riverdale Park, MD 20737
Phone: 301-864-0420
tdd: 301-699-2544
web: http://www.lissa.net

Surratt House Museum
(home of Mary Surratt, hanged as conspirator in Lincoln assassination)
P. O. Box 427
9118 Brandywine Road
Clinton, MD 20735 – 0427
Phone: 301-868-1121
web: http://www.surratt.org

Historic Community Buildings

Bowie Railroad Station & Huntington Museum
8614 Chestnut Ave.
Bowie, MD 20715 – 3732
Phone: 301-809-3089
web: http://www.cityofbowie.org

Battlegrounds and other Military Sites

Airmen Memorial Museum
Airmen Memorial Building
5211 Auth Road
Suitland, MD 20746 – 4339
Phone: 301-899-8386 or 1-800-638-0594
web: http://www.afsahq.org

Fort Washington Museum & Park
13551 Fort Washington Road
Fort Washington, MD 20744 – 7044
Phone: 301-763-4600
web: http://www.nps.gov

Cultural Museums

Greenbelt Museum
10-B Crescent Road
Greenbelt, MD 20768 – 1025
Phone: 301-474-1936
web: http://www.otal.umd.edu

Laurel Museum
817 Main St.
Laurel, MD 20707 – 3429
Phone: 301-725-7975
web: http://www.laurelhistory.org

Northhampton Slave Quarters Archaeological Site
Lake Overlook Drive
(between Water Port Court & Lake Overlook Place)
Lake Arbor, MD 20721
Phone: 301-218-9637 (archaeology program)
tdd: 301-699-2544 (archaeology program)
Phone: 301-454-1780 (black history program)
tdd: 301-454-1472 (black history program)
web: http://www.pgparks.com

Prince George’s County Hall of Fame
Courthouse
14735 Main St.
Upper Marlboro, MD 20773
Phone: 301-952-8010

Science Museums

Agricultural Research Service National Visitor Center
Log Lodge, Building 302
Powder Mill Road
Beltsville, MD 20705 – 3539
Phone: 301-504-9403
web: http://www.ars.usda.gov

College Park Aviation Museum
1909 Corp. Frank Scott Drive
College Park, MD 20740
Phone: 301-864-6029
tdd: 301-864-4764
web: http://www.collegeparkaviationmuseum.com

Goddard Space Flight Center
8800 Greenbelt Road
Greenbelt, MD 20771 – 2400
Phone: 301-286-9041
tdd: 301-286-8103
web: http://www.gsfc.nasa.gov

Howard B. Owens Science Center
9601 Greenbelt Road
Lanham, MD 20706 – 3397
Phone: 301-918-8750
web: http://www.pgcps.org

Meadowside Nature Center
5100 Meadowside Lane
Rockville, MD 20855
Phone: 301-924-4141

Patuxent Research Refuge & National Wildlife Visitor Center
Powder Mill Road
10901 Scarlett Tanager Look
Laurel, MD 20707
Phone: 301-497-5760
web: http://www.pwrc.usgs.gov

Radio-Television Museum
2608 Mitchellville Road
Bowie, MD 20716
Phone: 301-390-1020
(open Saturday & Sunday, 1-4 p.m.)
web: http://www.radiohistory.org

Miscellaneous Museums

W. Henry Duvall Tool Museum
Patuxent River Park
16000 Croom Airport Road
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772 – 8395
Phone: 301-627-6074
web: http://www.goprincegeorgescounty.com

Charles

Historic Homes, Farms, and Manors

St. Thomas Manor
(Georgian mansion)
Port Tobacco, MD
Phone: 301-934-8245

Smallwood House Museum
(Revolutionary War General William Smallwood)
2750 Sweden Point Road
Marbury, MD 20658
Phone: 301-743-7613
e-mail: Roberta Dorsch puffin10@erols.com
web: http://www.dnr.state.md.us

Thomas Stone National Historic Site
(signer of Declaration of Independence)
6655 Rose Hill Road
Port Tobacco, MD 20677
Phone: 301-934-6027
web: http://www.nps.gov

Mudd House Museum
(Dr. Samuel A. Mudd treated John Wilkes Booth after Lincoln assassination)
Poplar Hill Road at Dr. Samuel A. Mudd Road
Waldorf, MD 20646
Phone: 301-934-8464
web: http://www.somd.lib.md.us

Historic Community Buildings

Port Tobacco Courthouse, One-Room Schoolhouse, and Catslide House
Port Tobacco, MD
Phone: 301-934-4313

McConabie School & Farm Museum
Charles County Fairgrounds
La Plata, MD 20646
Phone: 301-934-9175 or 301-743-7558

Cultural Museums

Afro-American Heritage Society & Cultural Center
7485 Crain Highway
La Plata, MD 20646
Phone: 301-843-0371

American Indian Cultural Center
16816 Country Lane
Waldorf, MD 20601
Phone: 301-372-1932
web: http://www.piscatawayindians.org

Piscataway-Conoy Museum
5125 Gwynn Road
Pomonkey, MD
Phone: 301-932-2899

Calvert

Maritime and Marine Museums

Calvert Marine Museum
14200 Solomons Island Road
Solomons, MD 20688 – 3202
Phone: 410-326-2042
e-mail: information@calvertmarinemuseum.com
web: http://www.calvertmarinemuseum.com

Piney Point Lighthouse Museum
Lighthouse Road
Piney Point, MD 20674
Phone: 301-994-1471
web: http://www.cheslights.org/heritage/pineypoint.htm

Cultural Museums

Jefferson Patterson Historical Park & Museum
(archeological artifacts)
10515 Mackall Road
St. Leonard, MD 20685 – 2433
Phone: 410-586-8500
web: http://www.jefpat.org

Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory (MAC Lab)
Kathy Concannon
MAC Lab Educator
Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum
10515 Mackall Road
St. Leonard, Maryland
Phone: 410-586-8562
Email: kconcannon@mdp.state.md.us

>Chesapeake Beach Railway Museum
4155 Mears Ave. (at C St.)
Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732
(open May – Sept., 1:00 – 4:00 p.m., 7 days a week; April & Oct. – 1:00 – 4:00 p.m., Sat. & Sun. only; & by appointment)
Phone: 410-257-3892
web: http://www.chesapeake-beach.md.us

Science Museums

Battle Creek Cypress Swamp Nature Center
Gray Road
Prince Frederick, MD 20678 – 3318
Phone: 410-535-5327
web: http://calvert-county.com

Anne Arundel

Art Museums

Mitchell Art Gallery
St. John’s College
60 College Ave.
Annapolis, MD 21401 – 1687
Phone: 410) 263-2371 or 410-626-2556

Battlegrounds and other Military Sites

Barracks
43 Pinkney St.
Annapolis, MD 21401 – 1717
Phone: 410-263-5553 or 1-800-603-4020
web: http://www.annapolis.org/

Fort George G. Meade Museum
Building 4674
Girffin Ave.
Fort Meade, MD 20755 – 5100
Phone: 301-677-6966
johnsonr@emh1.ftmead.army.mil
http://www.ftmeade.army.mil/Museum/about.htm

U.S. Naval Academy Museum
Preble Hall
U.S. Naval Academy
Annapolis, MD 21401 – 1904
Phone: 410-293-2108
Fax: 410-293-5220
web: http://www.nadn.navy.mil/Museum/

Children’s Museums

Chesapeake Children’s Museum
25 Silopanna Rd.
Annapolis, MD 21403
Phone: 410-990-1993
e-mail: info@theccm.org
web: http://www.theccm.org

Churches and Chapels

Epiphany Episcopal Church
(church built in 1917 for soldiers stationed at Camp Meade)
Morgan & Odenton Roads
Odenton, MD 21113
Phone: 410-269-6543
web: http://www.epiphany-md.org

Cultural Museums

Banneker-Douglass Museum
(African-American history & culture)
84 Franklin St.
Annapolis, MD 21401 – 2504
Phone: 410-216-6180
email: banneker@dhcd.state.md.us
web: http://www.marylandhistoricaltrust.net/bdm.html
Parks and Recreation Calendar

Historic Community Buildings

Anne Arundel County Free School
1298 Lavall Drive
(Community of Lavall)
Davidsonville, MD 21035 – 1134
Phone: 410-647-3126 or 410-573-0840
(open Sundays, June – October)

Eastport Barge House Museum
133 Bay Shore Drive
Annapolis, MD 21403 – 3031
Phone: 410-268-1802
(open Saturdays, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)

London Town Publik House & Gardens
839 London Town Road
Edgewater, MD 21037 – 2120
Phone: 410-222-1919
web: http://www.historiclondontown.com

Maryland State House
State Circle
Annapolis, MD 21401 – 1904
Phone: 410-974-3400
e-mail: mimic@mdarchives.state.md.us
web: http://www.mdarchives.state.md.us/msa/homepage/html/statehse.html

Old Treasury Building
State Circle
Annapolis, MD 21401 – 1904
Phone: 410-267-8149
web: http://www.annapolis.org

State Archives
Hall of Records
350 Rowe Blvd.
Annapolis, MD 21401 – 1685
Phone: 410-260-6400 or 1-800-235-4045 (toll free)
e-mail: archives@mdarchives.state.md.us web: http://www.mdarchives.state.md.us/

Historic Homes, Farms, and Manors

Benson-Hammond House
P. O. Box 385
7101 Aviation Blvd.
(NE corner of BWI Airport)
Linthicum, MD 21090 – 0385
Phone: 410-768-9518

Captain Salem Avery House
(mid-19th-century waterman) P. O. Box 89 1418E West Shadyside Road Shadyside, MD 20764 – 9713 Phone: 410-867-4486 e-mail: PAPLAV@erols.com or savstsvs@erols.com
web: http://www.averyhouse.org/

Charles Carroll House
(early home of Charles Carroll of Carrollton, signer of Declaration of Independence)
107 Duke of Gloucester St.
Annapolis, MD 21401 – 2504
Phone: 410-269-1737

Chase-Lloyd House
(Samuel Chase, signer of Declaration of Independence; Edward Lloyd IV of Continental Congress)
22 Maryland Ave.
Annapolis, MD 21401 – 1628
Phone: 410-263-2723 or 410-268 8005
(open Mon. – Sat., 2 – 4 p.m.)

Hammond-Harwood House
19 Maryland Ave.
Annapolis, MD 21401 – 1626
Phone: 410-263-4683
e-mail: ash2000@bellsouth.net
web: http://www.hammondharwoodhouse.org/

Hancock’s Resolution
2795 Bayside Beach Road
(one block from Bayside Beach)
Pasadena, MD 21122
Phone: 410-222-7317
web: http://www.historichancocksresolution.org

Shiplap House
18 Pinkney St.
Annapolis, MD 21401 – 1718
Phone: 410-267-7619
Fax: 410-267-6189
web: http://www.annapolis.org

Maynard-Burgess House
163 Duke of Gloucester St.
Annapolis, MD 21401 – 2504
Phone: 410-267-7619
web: http://www.bsos.umd.edu

Twin Oaks
(Frederick Douglass summer home)
3200 Wayman Ave.
Highland Beach, MD 21403
Phone: 410-267-6960
(open by appointment)

William Paca House & Garden
186 Prince George St.
Annapolis, MD 21401 – 1724
Phone: 410-263-5553
Fax: 410-267-6189
web: http://www.annapolis.org

Prince George’s County

Historical Electronics Museum
1745 West Nursery Road
Linthicum, MD 21090 – 2906
Phone: 410-765-0230
Fax: 410-765-0240
e-mail: radarmus@erols.com

Miscellaneous Museums

National Cryptologic Museum
Route 32 & Route 295
Fort Meade, MD 20755 – 5100
Phone: 301-688-5849
web: http://www.nsa.gov/museum

Tobacco Prise Warehouse
4 Pinkney St.
Annapolis, MD 21401 – 1718
Phone: 1-800-603-4020
web: http://www.annapolis.org