Historic St. Mary’s City

History and heritage


Historic St. Mary’s City is a National Historic Landmark, a uniquely well-preserved archaeological record of more than 10,000 years of human occupation – including archaeological artifacts left by native peoples and European colonists. Today, the site is home to a living history museum that engages both students and the general public in educational programs through novel and exciting ways, encouraging people of all ages to connect the past with their contemporary lives.

Type of Attraction: Historic, Museum, Living History, Nature, Trails

Historic St. Mary’s City is located off Route 5 in Southern Maryland. Travel time is less than two hours from Washington, D.C. and Annapolis and less than three hours from Richmond and Baltimore. The physical address for our Visitor Center, where you will check in is:
18751 Hogaboom Lane, Lexington Park, MD 20653

Group Rates: An adult guided group tour is $13/person. Students / Youth is $7/student (1 adult is free per 10 students)
Contact Group Tours for details.

Deposit/Payment Policy: Full payment is required on the tour date.

Spring and Fall:  Tuesday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Summer:  Wednesday – Sunday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Bus Parking: Bus parking is available with no fee.

Nearby attractions:

  • Historic Sotterley
  • Calvert Marine Museum
  • Point Lookout State Park
  • Patuxent River Naval Air Museum & Visitor Center
  • Piney Point Lighthouse Museum
  • St. Clement’s Island Museum
  • St. Peter Claver Church
  • McKenna Hall Museum

Historic St. Mary's City

Historic St. Mary’s City
18751 Hogaboom Lane
Saint Marys, Maryland 20686
Group Sales Phone: 301-994-4371 /4372
Group Sales Email: hsmcc.groups@maryland.gov
Web: HSMCdigsHistory.org