Visit the Park

​Plan Your Visit

Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum (JPPM) is abundant with treasures. Come to hike the miles of trails, explore the Visitor Center with its interactive exhibits, take a tour of the Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory (MAC Lab), or enjoy one of our the many educational programs or events. There is something for everyone!  Check out the events schedule and calendar of events for this year.

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Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum
10515 Mackall Road
St. Leonard, Maryland 20685
Phone: 410-586-8501 or 

Park Grounds and Trails
Hours:  Park and grounds are open all year from 7:30 am until dusk, except for New Year's Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. Free park admission. 

Visitor Center
​Hours:  The Visitor Center is open 7 days a week from  10:00 am until 5:00 pm from March 1st through November 15th. From November 15th through March 1st, the center will be closed on weekends. We are also closed on State holidays, Thanksgiving week and Christmas week. 

Exhibit Barn Hours
Hours:  Tours of the Exhibit Barn can be requested at the Visitor Center or by calling to schedule a tour. 
Hours:  Free MAC Lab tours the first Friday of every month at 1:00 pm and every Thursday at 11:00 am and 1:00 pm.  For more information, call Ed Chaney at 410-586-8554 or email​

 Administration Office Hours 
Hours: The administration offices are open Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.  See staff directory for department contact information.