Programs & Tours

There’s always something happening at
Historic St. Mary’s City!


Looking for things to do in Southern Maryland?


Enjoy an outdoor performance on the State House lawn.  Let your group explore Maryland’s rich history with guided tours.  Sift through our hidden treasures at Tidewater Archaeology.  Discover past traditions at one of our holiday events.


Historic St. Mary’s City offers a broad range of programs and tours that immerse visitors in Maryland’s story whatever your age or interest! Lectures, workshops, tours, weekend concerts, and demonstrations—visit and discover all that we have to offer!



Historic St. Mary’s City offers a variety of tours for all ages. Groups of 15 or more are invited to choose one of our pre-packaged tours or let us work with you to customize a tour that caters to the needs and interests of your group. Bring your youth group or adult group, and experience something memorable! Is your school looking for things to do in Southern MD, don’t miss our school tours page.


NEW FOR 2020:  Historic St. Mary’s City is happy to announce that we are now offering small group tours of the museum on select days.  Perfect for families that are looking to supplement an online education, these tours are small in number, and will take place mostly outdoors.


For educators interested in bringing school groups we offer Teacher Resources for lesson plans and background information.  Student Resources include activities for your students.


Call 240-895-4980 or email for available tour dates and times.

Call 240-895-4980 or email for available tour dates and times.


Programs and Events

Enjoy the museum during regular hours or attend a scheduled youth program or a workshop designed just for families. Adults can learn more about Historic St. Mary’s City and early America by attending one of our upcoming lectures and programs that take your experience that one step further.

Attend a special event such as our Maryland Day celebration or our annual Christmas Madrigals dinner.


Check out our calendar for all the latest offerings.


Call 240-895-4980 or email


Just for Fun

Not able to visit in person?  Take a virtual tour with our interactive museum map and explore right now!  We invite children of all ages to check out our just for fun activities.



Are you a student pursuing a history or archaeology career that would appreciate working alongside professional museum staff?  Internships at Historic St. Mary’s City are available year-round.