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St. Clement's Island Museum

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St. Clement's Island Museum

Make sure you visit on a Saturday or the first Sunday of the month and take the water taxi to the... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Carol D
Summer Visit

This is a small museum on some of Southern Maryland's finest waterfront. There is a charge for the... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
Joe M
La Plata, Maryland
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St. Clement’s Island Museum traces the history of English colonization and the landing on nearby St. Clement’s Island on March 25, 1634. The museum grounds is also home to a 19th century one-room schoolhouse, pier and docking facility. Water taxi...more
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38370 Point Breeze Rd, Coltons Point, MD 20626-2011
+1 301-769-2222
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Make sure you visit on a Saturday or the first Sunday of the month and take the water taxi to the island and visit the lighthouse.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Carol D
Reviewed 8 February 2018

For such an important event in history, this museum and accompanying buildings leave much to be desired. There is a minimal amount of exhibits in the museum. The only other significant thing, I think, is the one-room school house dating to 1890. The island is...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

This is a small museum on some of Southern Maryland's finest waterfront. There is a charge for the museum and a separate charge for a ride to the Island. There was a friendly staff and lots of history of the area. Beautiful to walk around...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Joe M
Reviewed 7 April 2017

The facilities are well maintained. The brief movie is worth watching. Displays are nicely set up. The staff is helpful and informed. The water taxi is seasonal and depends on the state of the weather. Parking is adequate. Families will find room for children to...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Beverly H
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We went on a weekend in September and the boat ride was in a small water taxi (the video in the museum showed a larger boat that I assume they use when it's busier). The museum is open every day except for a few days...More

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank zzyzzx
Reviewed 13 June 2016

We came during their Heritage Day; the Museum and Water Taxi ride was free that day, a value for a large family. The museum was small, but well done, and had an area that allowed children to touch a taxidermied bear and beaver, along with...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank George M
Reviewed 20 February 2016

It is a very nice museum depicting the history of Saint Clements Island that sits one mile from the museum.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank JohnBCowgill
Reviewed 4 October 2015

From our hotel in Solomons, we had a picturesque and enjoyable drive to Colton’s Point, the shrine, and the museum. Volunteers on duty were extremely welcoming and enthusiastic. Their narratives and ability to answer promptly and completely our queries impressed us both. There is a...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Ben_Theretoo406
Reviewed 20 September 2015

The first thing you need to know is when you arrive at Colton's Point and see the museum, there is no place to park; that is, unless you know to drive a little further along the waterfront, turn left at the first street you come...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank travelexplorer27
Reviewed 27 August 2015

Nice little museum. Staff knowledgable. Exhibits well put together. Admission prices very reasonable.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Sharon R
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1 May 2018|
Response from Peterharris32 | Reviewed this property |
It's been going every year for about 18 years. There are about 20 sponsors and about ten vendors. The proceeds from the festival benefit the Friends of the Museums, etc. I hope you have fun!
30 April 2018|
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Response from Joe M | Reviewed this property |
You should be able to book hotels near Patuxent or Northern Virginia depend on where the festival actually is. There are a few bed and breakfasts in the local area to St. Clements Island, another place to look for hotels is... More