St Michaels Museum will re-open with a new look, new addition, and expanded exhibits on Saturday May 29th for the 2021 season. The addition allows us to present an expanded history of St. Michaels with more room for visitors to explore our history.
The new exhibits include a diorama of St. Michaels in 1813 and an exhibit on the 1813 Battle of St. Michaels. The exhibit tells the story of the Patriotic Blues militia and Brig. General Benson, leader of all militias during the August 10th Battle and the August 26th British attempt to invade St. Michaels.
The museum offers the history of St. Mary’s Square, the heart of St. Michaels created by Englishman James Braddock in 1778, as well as the life of Frederick Douglass in St. Michaels from his attempted escape from slavery in 1833 to his triumphal return in 1877.
The 2021 season runs from June through October, the Museum is open on Fridays from 1 to 4, Saturdays from 10 to 4 and Sundays from 1 to 4. Admission for adults is $4, children 10-17 $1, for children under 10 there is no charge. If you are a member of the museum there is no charge for you and your guests.
The popular Docent led Walking Tours of St. Michaels will begin on Saturday May 29th beginning at 10. Fees are $15 adults, $5 youth (10 – 17), for children under 10 there is no charge. Details of the tours are available on the website at www.stmichaelsmuseum.org. To register for Saturday tours or for private tours, contact Kate Fones @ 410 745-4323, [email protected] or Scott Hercik at 703 713-2100, [email protected].