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COVID-19 Information

Updated: August 10, 2021

Historic Annapolis continues to closely monitor the information related to the current coronavirus pandemic. 

At this time, the Museum of Historic Annapolis, the HA Museum Store and William Paca House & Garden are open daily to visitors, and Hogshead is open select weekend days. Please visit Our Properties below to check current hours.

Updates on hours and events will be communicated via our social media channels, email news blasts, and on our website. Visit the Stay Connected section below to follow us and receive the latest updates! 

HA appreciates your continued support in these unsettling and uncertain times. As museums and nonprofits around the world struggle to deal with the impacts of COVID-19, we are grateful to our donors, members, sponsors, and patrons who continue to help us fulfill our mission to Preserve. Protect. Connect.


Our Properties

William Paca House and Garden
186 Prince George Street, Annapolis

Winter Hours:
Friday - Monday : 10 am - 4 pm

Guided tours of the House are offered daily on the half hour, beginning at 10:30 am and ending at 2:30 pm. The last entry to the Garden is at 3:30 pm.

Requires admission fee. Click here for Tour Hours and Admission Information and to book your tour in advance!

Face masks are required for all visitors while indoors at the William Paca House and Garden, regardless of vaccination status. Masks are optional outdoors.

Museum of Historic Annapolis
99 Main Street, Annapolis

Winter Hours:
Friday - Monday : 10 am - 4 pm

Requires admission fee. 

Face masks are required for all visitors at the Museum of Historic Annapolis, regardless of vaccination status.

Historic Annapolis Museum Store
77 Main Street, Annapolis

It is our pleasure to reopen our Museum Store for shopping! More than just a museum gift shop, the Museum Store offers an eclectic selection of gifts, housewares, and much more. 

Monday - Thursday: 10 am - 5 pm
Friday - Saturday: 10 am - 8 pm
Sunday: 11 am - 5 pm

Shop Online

Face masks are required for all visitors when shopping in the HA Museum Store, regardless of vaccination status.

43 Pinkney Street, Annapolis

Hogshead is currently closed for the winter.

Regular Hours (March - December):
Saturdays & Sundays: 12 pm - 4 pm

Face masks are required for all visitors when indoors at Hogshead.

At this time the Waterfront Warehouse and the James Brice House remain closed to the public.

Other information regarding future reopening phases will be posted here on our website, as well as on our social media pages.

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Health & Safety Policies

Historic Annapolis's primary concern is the health and safety of our visitors, staff, and volunteers. We have increased cleaning and disinfecting frequencies and monitor the health of staff and volunteers daily. In order to ensure a safe visit for you, our guests, the following policies are in effect for all who visit any HA properties:

  • Facial coverings are recommended for all visitors. Please note that masks are required for all visitors when indoors at any HA property - the Museum, Museum Store, William Paca House or Hogshead.
  • Hand sanitizer will be available for your use at all locations.
  • It is recommended to keep a safe distance from other visitors whenever possible.
  • By entering an HA property, you are affirming that:
    • You have not been in contact with anyone who is either confirmed or suspected of being infected with COVID-19 in the last 10 days,
    • and you are not currently sick, nor have you experienced symptoms of COVID-19 within the last 10 days.

If you have any questions about our policies or properties, please contact us at

Stay Connected

Here are several ways you can stay virtually connected with HA!

Virtual Programming

Join us for our popular Virtual Lecture Series! Historic Annapolis brings history into your living room with this Zoom webinar series offering a wide range of topics and lecturers.

Read the Blog

We've created a new Historic Annapolis Blog, featuring pieces on all sorts of things, from collections to preservation stories, and garden highlights to history snippets. We hope you'll find it interesting, educational, and fun!

Join our Email List

Sign up to get the latest news from HA delivered straight to your inbox.

Follow HA on Facebook

You'll find all sorts of tidbits and treasures on our Facebook page!

Follow HA on Instagram

Our Instagram page is a great way to stay visually connected. Follow us now!


Lend Your Support

As we all move through these uncharted waters, Historic Annapolis remains committed to protecting our community's historic places, objects and stories, and continuing to share the rich heritage of our unique city with you. But we can't continue our work without your support. Your donation means more now than ever. We invite you to consider making a tax-deductible gift now, or become a member today, so that we may continue our important work to preserve, protect, and connect. Thank you for your generosity.

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