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 interac​tive exhibits, take a tour of the Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory (MAC Lab), or enjoy one of our many educational programs or events.​

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Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum
10515 Mackall Road
St. Leonard, Maryland 20685
Phone: 410-586-8538 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 C​enter​

The Visitor Center is open Wednesday - Sunday from 10:00am - 4:00pm. The building is closed on Thanksgiving Day, and December 13 through January 16.​

Exhib​it Barn

Tours of the Exhibit Barn can be requested​ at the Visitor Center or by calling to schedule a tour.


For more information, please contact Patricia Samford at 410-586-8551 or email

Administration Office

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

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