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Visit the William Paca House and Garden

Holiday Hours (through December 31):

13516435-1363316207086564-428019517352312722-nMonday, Friday, & Saturday: 10 am - 4 pm 
Closed Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday

Guided tours of the House are offered daily on the half hour. First tour is at 10:30 am; last tour is offered 90 minutes prior to closing.

Last entry to the Garden is 30 minutes prior to closing.

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

Upcoming Special Hours:

Saturday, November 5: 10 am - 2 pm
Sunday, November 27: 10 am - 4 pm
Saturday, December 3: 10 am - 1 pm (Colonial Yuletide Celebration will be held from 2 - 6 pm)
Saturday, December 24 and Sunday, December 25: Closed
Saturday, December 31: 10 am - 3 pm
Sunday, January 1, 2023: 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

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
Museums for All** - Free

Please Note: Masks are currently optional for visitors.

Tour capacity is limited; advance registration is recommended. Tours are subject to docent availability.

*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.

**Provide proof of assistance with SNAP EBT or WIC and your Photo ID to receive free admission for up to 4 people.

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


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 currently optional for all visitors.
  • Hand sanitizer will be available for your use.
  • By entering the William Paca House and 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

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

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