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The Dr. Samuel Mudd House & Museum

3725 Doctor Samuel Mudd Rd, Waldorf, MD 20601-4284
+1 301-645-6870
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The original house of Dr. Samuel Mudd, the physician who set the leg of John Wilkes Booth.
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  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
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3725 Doctor Samuel Mudd Rd, Waldorf, MD 20601-4284
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+1 301-645-6870
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"john wilkes booth"
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"civil war"
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"gift shop"
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"president lincoln"
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"broken leg"
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"victorian christmas"
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"great granddaughter"
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"original furnishings"
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"history buff"
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"lots of history"
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"step back in time"
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"on display"
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"well worth the trip"
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"wonderful tour"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A little known part of history. Dr. Mudd treated John Wilkes Booth's broken leg he broke jumping from the Presidential box after mortality wounding Lincoln. The house is well preserved complete with actual items belonging to the Mudd family. You can see the door Booth...More

Thank Justin W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great historical gem. True, many historical figures are villains and Mudd is no exception. There are many original artifacts in the house however that will help you connect with history. For anyone interested in history and especially the assassination of President Lincoln,...More

Thank OhioDarkrider
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter and I arrived within an hour of closing but received a wonderful tour, nevertheless. Because of our late arrival, we could have reasonably expected a condensed version of the normal tour but Mr. Rather was very accommodating and went well past closing time...More

Thank historynut
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Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

I visited this house as part of a group tour. Due to the size of the house we were broken down into groups of 5 or 6. Tour lasted about an hour and went through most of the house. Talked extensively about Dr. Mudd and...More

Thank kcblondy
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Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Discover this site through trip advisor Enjoyed the visit. Had a wonderful tour guide. she was very informative and engaging. Your lasted about 4m30 minutes. Woukd have lasted longer but it was raining and chose not to tour outside. There is an outside building that...More

Thank Linda K
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

This home has very limited hours, but if you can carve out the time to visit, it is well worth it. Docents describe in detail Mudd’s connection to the assassination and his life in prison. Many rooms have some original furnishings. The tour took about...More

Thank PhoenixRobin
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Reviewed 5 May 2018

I have been here twice and I would love to go again. I just love this museum. So informative and so much to see.

Thank Honeyb1732
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

My friend and I are very much into visiting museums and historical locations when we travel. While we were in Maryland, we decide to visit all locations involving President Lincoln. Dr. Mudd's Museum for the highlight of our vacation! Our docent Laura Martin-Spetter was just...More

Thank Debby D
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

Traveling one beautiful autumn Sunday afternoon from Calloway to D.C., we made a spur of the moment side trip to the Mudd House. Not expecting much, we were pleasantly surprised. First, it's amazing and the Mudd decedents are to be commended for preserving in trust...More

Thank Greg G
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

I had an amazing experience here. The docent was very engaged and answered all my questions. Almost everything in the house is original and this is defiantly a must see

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Open Hours: Wednesdays and Saturdays: 11 am - 4 pm Sundays: noon - 4:00 pm Tours start on the hour and half-hour, and the last tour begins at 3:30 pm. Holiday Closures: Easter Sunday: April 5th Their address they have... More
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