Annapolis Statehouse
Email Page Print Page

Visit the William Paca House and Garden

Visitation Hours:

Monday - Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm (last entry at 4:30 pm)
Sunday: 11 am - 4 pm (last entry at 3:30 pm)


13516435-1363316207086564-428019517352312722-nGuided tours are offered daily on the half hour.

Please note: hours may be subject to change due to weather and special events. 

Upcoming Visitation Hour Changes:

Wednesday, June 16: 10 am - 3 pm
Saturday, June 26: 10 am - 3:30 pm
Sunday, July 18: Closed


Admission Options:

Select from a docent-led guided tour of the house and garden, or a self-guided garden stroll.

Guided House and Garden Tour          Self-Guided Garden Stroll

2021-we-are-a-bsm-horizontal-posterAvailability of tours are subject to cancellation due to weather conditions. If we cancel your tour or visit, your fee will be returned. 

The William Paca House and Garden is a Blue Star Museum! 


Guided House and Garden Tour:

An experienced docent will lead you through the home and garden of William Paca, a signer of the Declaration of Independence. As you walk through this National Historic Landmark, your guide will share the stories of all the people who lived and labored in the home and garden. 

Guided Tour Admission Fees:
General Admission* - $12
Child (3-17) - $7
Historic Annapolis Members - Free
Children under 3 - Free

Please Note: Masks are required for visitors while inside the Paca House. Masks are optional outdoors.
Guided-Tour-button   

Tour capacity is limited; advance registration is recommended. Tours are subject to docent availability. The two final tours of each day (2:30 and 3:30 pm tours Monday through Saturday, and 1:30 and 2:30 pm tours on Sundays) will be available for registration only at the door.

*Discount available at the door for seniors (60+), AAA, First Responders, Teachers, Active Military, Students, and Museum Professionals with ID. Discount applicable to General Admission price only.


Self-Guided Garden Stroll:

Take a self-guided stroll of this restored two-acre 18th century English garden. A map and route will be provided for you to explore the idyllic parterres, physic and kitchen gardens, and wilderness garden.  

Self-Guided Garden Tour Admission Fees:
General Admission (3 and up) - $5
Historic Annapolis Members - Free
Children under 3 - Free

Self-Guided-Button

Advance registration is recommended, but not required; walk-ins welcome.


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 the William Paca House and Garden:

  • Masks are required for visitors touring the Paca House. When you are outdoors, masks are encouraged, but not required.
  • Hand sanitizer will be available for your use.
  • By entering the William Paca Garden, 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, please contact us at info@annapolis.org

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.

We look forward to welcoming you!


William Paca House and Garden
186 Prince George Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
410.990.4543

Hours beginning June 7:
Monday - Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm
Sunday: 11 am - 4 pm

Please note: hours may be subject to change due to weather and special events. 

Admission Fee

Directions and Parking