The outdoor exhibits are now closed for the winter and will re-open March 12, 2024.

Visit The Shop at Farthing's Ordinary for all of your holiday shopping needs. The Shop is open Tuesday—Saturday, 10:00 a.m.—4:00 p.m., through December 16.

Hours & Tickets

Tickets may be purchased in person at The Shop at Farthing’s Ordinary or the HSMC Visitor Center. For further information, please call the Visitor Center at 301-994-4370.


Spring 2023

March 14 – July 1: Tuesday-Saturday, 10 am-4 pm
July 2 – 4: Closed

Summer 2023

July 5 – September 3: Wednesday-Sunday, 10 am-4 pm
September 4: Closed

Fall 2023

September 5 – November 25: Tuesday-Saturday, 10 am-4 pm November 22 & 23: Closed


Ticket & Admission Prices

General Admission


Seniors (60+)
Youth (6-18 years or college ID)
Child (5 and under)

Discounted Admission:

Active-duty military

Historic St. Mary’s City is a participant in the Blue Star Museum program.  Presented by the National Endowment for the Arts and Blue Star Families,  the Blue Star Museum Program offers free admission from Armed Services Day to Labor Day for active-duty military personnel, including the National Guard and Reserves, and their families.

Senior Thursdays

Visitors ages 60 and older enjoy FREE admission on the first Thursday of each month.  

Reduced pricing

Historic St. Mary’s City is a proud participant in Museums for All, An initiative of the Institute of Museum and Library Services, administered by the Association of Children’s Museums. Those receiving food assistance (SNAP benefits) can gain free or reduced admission to more than 500 museums throughout the United States simply by presenting their EBT card. For information on Museums for All, visit

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Museums for All (HSMC Pricing)


Adults & Seniors (60+)
Youth (6 – 18 years)