​Check out the tours we offer for groups of all siz​es.  Don't see what you are looking for?  Give us a call at 410-586-8538 or email

MAC Lab Tours

MAC Lab public tours are on hold during the lab expansion project, slated to run from May 2024 to September 2025. Tours will resume in late 2025.​​​


History Walk & Talk

PXL_20210908_124530387.jpg​Explore the history of the King's Reach site and Woodland Indian Village on this 1-hour leisurely walk along some beautiful trails. Next walk dates are being held on Saturday, February 25th at 12:00pm and Saturday, March 18th at 12:00pm. ​​​Pre-registration is required. Fee is $5.

To register, click here​.



Patterson House & Gardens

The public is invited to share memories of Calvert County, the Patterson Family, JPPM or people who may have once worked this land. If you do not have a story to share, come enjoy the tour and hear the memories of others. Point Farm was the country retreat of the late Mr. & Mrs. Jefferson Patterson. In 1983 Mrs. Patterson donated the property to the state in honor of her late husband, creating Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum. Join us for a guided tour of this beautiful 1933 Colonial Revival brick house and gardens designed by noted female architects Gertrude Sawyer and Rose Greely.

NOTE: The Patterson House is currently closed for renovations. Contact information to arrange for tours will be posted when the building reopens.


Audio Tours - Call (410) 246-1966

Listen in on Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum’s audio tours focusing on three different times in JPPM’s history accessible via cell phone! This ongoing project is a collaboration between JPPM and the Huntingtown High School Archaeology Class that began in 2009. The tours are open year-round and are free for all. To activate the audio tours, dial (410) 246-1966 from your cell phone for an introductory segment and step-by-step journey following signage to key locations on the property. Or, you can listen to the tours ​now by clicking on the links below for each tour, then click on the audio clips for each stop. Make sure your speakers are on!

  • Walking in their Footsteps: A Patuxent Community showcases our replica Indian Village - this tour begins at the head of the Indian Village trail. Take a look at the trail guide for this tour.
  • 1812 Remembered highlights the effects of the War of 1812 on southern Maryland - this tour starts just outside the Visitor Center. Take a look at the trail guide for this tour.
  • A Culture Revisited allows listeners to re-live the experiences of the men and women of Maryland, who worked and lived on the lands from colonial time to present - this tour starts just outside the Visitor Center. Take a look at the trail guide for this tour.

JPPM would like to thank the following sponsors for the audio tours project: Boeing, the Southern Maryland Heritage Areas Consortium, the Anonymous Donor, Friends of JPPM, the Board of the Maryland Historical Trust, Garrett Music Academy, Charles Harris, Calvert County Public Schools, and Target®.​​

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