St. Michaels Museum at St. Mary's Square Attractions and Museums | Museums

St. Mary's Square
St. Michaels, MD 21663
(410) 745-9561
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Talbot St to E Chestnut to St Mary's Square
Open May to October - Fri 1-4; Sat 10-4: Sun 1-4: Holidays 10-4

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St Michaels Museum at St. Mary's Square is located in the heart of this historic town on what locals call ''The Green.'' It provides a fascinating look at life in St. Michaels in the 1800's.

The museum consists of three vernacular buildings moved to the Square from their original locations in St Michaels. Exhibits highlight life in the mid-19th Century. Special exhibits are presented 2-3 times during the season.

Docent led Walking tours are provided at 10:00 AM every Saturday. For information email to or call 410 745 0530. Currently available10 AM Saturday Morning walking tours are themed: 1) Young Frederick Douglass, a slave, in St Michaels, 2) Historic St Michaels: It's People, Places and Happenings and 3) ''St. MIchaels Museum and St. Mary's Square - the Core of St. Michaels History'. NOTE Tours 1 &2 last for 90 minutes and involve moderate walking, Tour 3 lats for 45 minutes and involves minimal walking. These tours are presented on a rotating basis. See the Calendar or our Website for information on tour schedules.

Special museum visits and Historic Walking Tours are available to groups upon request.

Visit the Museum to obtain a free self-guided walking tour map of Historic St Michaels.

Open May through October. Friday 1 to 4 PM, Saturday 10 AM to 4 PM, & Sunday 1 to 4 PM


  • 2015 Special Exhibit "Frederick Douglass: His world 1818-1895"
  • Saturday Morning 10 AM Tours 1 & 2 90 MIN, Tour 3 45 min, minimal walking
  • Tour 1 - Young Frederick Douglass, a slave, in St. Michaels
  • Tour 2 - Historic St. Michaels:People, Places and Happenings
  • Tour 3 - St Michaels Museum and St. Mary's Square