The St. Michaels Museum, located on historic 1778 St. Mary’s Square, is now closed until the first weekend in May 2019. The Museum will be open for two days during Christmas in St Michaels weekend, Saturday, December 8th, from 11:00 to 4:00 and Sunday, December 9th, from 12:00 to 3:00. To celebrate Christmas in St. Michaels, there will no admission fee to the museum.
The museum will be decorated for the Christmas season and there will be a small exhibit highlighting objects given to the museum during 2018 such as an early 1860’s school teachers workbook used in a school located on St. Mary’s Square and a tintype collection of a St. Michaels family dating from the mid-19th century. We also will have photographs taken in St. Michaels during the 1960s and 1970s that show how much the town has changed.
Special Out Of Season Docent Led Walking Tours
Our regular Saturday 10:00 walking tours offered during the May to October season are no longer scheduled during this off-season period. But special tours can be arranged by calling 410-745-6591.
Out of Season Special Tours are $10 Per Person with a minimum of $40 for less than 4 people.
“Frederic Douglass, a Slave in St. Michaels 1833-36”
This tour is a 90 minute walking tour. It features Frederick Douglass and his significant ties to St. Michaels. Two periods of his life are covered: the first period, the three years (1833-1836) he lived in town and nearby farms as a slave. The second period covers his 1877 visit to St Michaels as a famous free man when he met with his former owner Thomas Auld.
“Historic St. Michaels: It’s People, Places and Happenings”
This tour is a 90 minute walking tour. It highlights St. Michaels people, events and historic sites from the last quarter of the 18th century to the early 20th century.
Visit our website www.stmichaelsmuseum.org or call 410-745-9561 for more details about arranging a special Frederick Douglass or Historic St Michaels walking tour or to request a special opening of the museum for a private tour. The Museum is located at 201 E. Chestnut Street, one block from Talbot Street.