June 2, 2023

Local Sites Join Blue Star Museums Program


Through the Blue Star Museums program, the museums and historic sites of the St. Mary’s County Museum Division will offer free admission for actively serving members of the armed forces until Monday, September 4, 2023.

Set Sail With Museum’s Dinner & Cruise

Water Taxi

The 2023 Dinner and a Cruise Series has several dates set for fun evenings of cruising on the St. Clement’s Island water taxi, a seafood dinner at waterside Morris Point Restaurant, and a dessert reception at St. Clement’s Island Museum in Colton’s Point.

Local Events Set for Armed Forces Day

Some local museums will offer free admission for military members on Armed Forces Day Saturday, May 20, 2023. Leonardtown will host a free US Navy Band Country Current concert.

A Forgotten Tragedy of the Civil War

Civil War

Head to St. Clement’s Island Museum on April 22-23, 2023, for a weekend commemorating a forgotten tragedy of the American Civil War — the Black Diamond Disaster.

Sip Wine Along the Potomac River


The First Landing Wine & Arts Festival will be held at St. Clement’s Island Museum from 10am to 5pm Saturday, April 1.

Water Taxi to St. Clement’s Island to Resume March 25

Water Taxi

The water taxi at St. Clement’s Island Museum will resume operations Maryland Day, March 25, 2023.

Appraiser Fair Returns to Museum

Appraiser Fair

St. Clement’s Island Museum will hold its Appraiser Fair on January 28, 2023. Pull out those hidden treasures in your attic or garage and find out what they’re worth.

There’s Still Time to Enjoy Some Holiday Exhibits

Retro Christmas

There’s still time to enjoy the holidays at some of St. Mary’s County’s museums. The St. Clement’s Island Museum, the Old Jail Museum, and Piney Point Lighthouse Museum, have holiday exhibits through New Year’s Day.

A Retro Christmas in Piney Point

Retro Christmas

The Piney Point Lighthouse Museum is ready for its Retro Christmas exhibit. An open house November 27 will offer a fun experience where visitors can see a very unique holiday exhibit in the museum setting.

Join Museums for 2nd Saturday Events


New family-friendly outdoor activities will be available at the St. Clement’s Island or Piney Point Lighthouse museums on select Saturdays through December 2022.