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William Paca House & Garden
186 Prince George Street
Annapolis, MD 21401

Visit the restored home of William Paca, signer of the Declaration of Independence and Revolutionary-era governor of Maryland... one of the most elegant landmarks in Annapolis today.

The William Paca House is open for docent-led tours for individuals and groups. Guided tours introduce visitors to the Paca household and to the material and social culture of colonial Annapolis in the 1760s and 1770s. Visitors can explore the two-acre pleasure garden on their own at any time during open hours.

Tours take approximately 45 minutes, and are offered each hour on the half hour. The first tour is at 10:30 and the last tour is at 3:30.

The house opens on its full schedule with the weekend celebration of Maryland Day at the end of March.

Regular Daily Schedule:
Monday-Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday: Noon - 5 p.m.

Closed to tours in January and February.

March (prior to Maryland Day weekend):
Weekends only (Saturday and Sunday hours as above)

Holiday and Winter Hours for 2013-2014

The Paca House closes at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 24 and Dec. 31. The last tour is 1:30 p.m. Paca House opens at noon on Thursday, Dec. 26 and closes at 5:00 p.m. The Paca House is closed during January and February, 2014. It reopens weekends only on Saturday, March 1. Beginning Saturday, March 22, the Paca House will be open seven days a week.


Paca House & Garden

Adult - $10.00
Senior/AAA - $9.00
Youth 6-17 - $5.00
Children 5 and Under - FREE

Garden Only

All ages - $7.00

Become a Member of Historic Annapolis and get unlimited free admission to the Paca House & Garden, a 10% discount at the Museum Store, invitations to Members-Only events, and more—while you support our preservation and education programs.

Group Tours

For group rates and tour arrangements, please call Jody Dalton, Historic Annapolis's Sales Manager, at or 410-990-4538, or email tours@annapolis.org.

Weddings, Conferences, and Other Events

Hold your special gathering in the Paca Garden or at the Paca House conference facilities. Learn more.