**Schedule and exhibit availability subject to change**
All activities are included with admission: $10 adult; $9 senior; $6 youth; free to ages 5 and younger, and to museum members
11:30 a.m. Visit the Woodland Indian Hamlet to learn how the Yaocomaco people created canoes without metal tools, and how fire could be a most valuable tool. (approximately 20 minutes)
12:30 p.m. Meet at the Print House to see a movable type printing press in action, and learn about three Maryland women who used this type of machine to change the course of history. (approximately 20 minutes)
1:30 p.m. Learn how and why the crew of Maryland Dove uses the ship’s cannons, and why they are called murtherers (the cannons, not the crew). It ends with a bang, so don’t forget to cover your ears. (approximately 20 minutes)
2:30 p.m. Often times, 17th-century folks had to perform carpentry with hardly any experience. Learn the basics of woodworking in 1600s Maryland and find out how a froe, an adze, and a drawknife can be used to help build a house. (approximately 20 minutes)
While strolling the exhibit paths, don’t forget to explore the 18th-century Mackall Barn; Van Sweringen’s Inn; the reconstructed State House of 1676; and the reconstructed Brick Chapel of 1667, which features the crypt that houses the re-interred lead coffins of Philip Calvert and his family. Before you end your visit, drive down Rosecroft Road to the current site of the 19th-century Brome Howard house (now the Inn at Brome Howard), to see the Struggle for Freedom exhibit. The exhibit is located inside a building that was originally constructed to house the men and women who were enslaved laborers at the Brome plantation. Struggle for Freedom explores what the lives of African Americans were like from before the Civil War to the early 20th century.