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Grand Opening Celebration at the Museum of Historic Annapolis

Date: Saturday, March 19, 2022

Location: Museum of Historic Annapolis, 99 Main Street

Time: 10 am - 5 pm (activities, 11:30 am - 4 pm)

Join us to celebrate the Grand Opening of Annapolis: An American Story at the Museum of Historic Annapolis!

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We will kick off the morning with a Grand Opening Ceremony* at 10 am across the street from the Museum, then parade to 99 Main Street with the Naptown Brass Band leading the way! Following a ribbon cutting, the Museum and additional HA sites will offer grand opening activities all day, starting at 11:30 am.

*Ceremony will be open to the public and held in an outdoor tent, with limited seating. 

Timed entry will be required for this event at some properties. Advance registration recommended; walk-ins will be accommodated only as space permits. Face masks are now optional at all HA sites.


Museum of Historic Annapolis
99 Main Street

Explore Annapolis: An American Story and meet someone new at every turn. Visit with living history reenactors from all different eras throughout the building, and enjoy family-friendly activities from 11:30 am to 4 pm. You never know whom you may encounter! Several of our partner sites, like the Annapolis Maritime Museum, will be on hand with special experiences for you!

Cost: $5 for General Admission; Free for HA Members; Free for Children under 6

Timed entry required; pre-registration recommended. 

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William Paca House and Garden
186 Prince George Street

Take a guided tour of the William Paca House on this special day for half price! Learn the stories of the people who lived and labored here. Stroll the 2-acre English garden, an oasis of natural beauty laid out by William Paca. Although many Colonial Annapolitans had gardens, only his garden was returned to its original splendor. Explore the new exhibit We Hold These Truths: Maryland's Four Signers and the Declaration of Independence. 

Cost: $5 for General Admission; Free for HA Members; Free for Children under 3

Pre-registration for Guided Tours required. 

Garden Entry:  BTN-register
 

Guided Tour Entry: BTN-register


Hogshead
43 Pinkney Street

Hogshead will be open from 11:30 am to 4 pm.

Take a short walk up picturesque Pinkney Street to Hogshead, where you’ll find the First Maryland Regiment, Maryland's first heroes from the Revolutionary War. Engage with the "Maryland 400" and learn their stories of bravery.

Cost: Free, donations welcome

Pre-registration not required. 


Waterfront Warehouse
4 Pinkney Street

Visit a rare surviving example of a small Annapolis waterfront warehouse from the 18th century. Today you’ll discover the model of our city, circa the late 18th century, featuring a birds-eye view of the historic landscape. Meet Nan Snead, an indentured servant, who will share tales of the waterfront and those who worked there.

Cost: Free, donations welcome

Pre-registration not required. 

 

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