14800 Governor Oden Bowie Drive, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
301-952-8010; TTY 301-699-2544; Fax 301-952-1773
Museum tours highlight the similarities and differences between the Widow Wardrop's life and the lives of other 18th century women - gentry, middling, and enslaved. In addition, the museum offers special events and programs that reflect the history and culture of 18th century Prince George's County.
Tours by appointment:
Tuesday-Thursday, 10 am-4 pm
Walk-in tours welcome:
Fridays and Sundays, 12 noon-4 pm
$3/adults, $2/seniors, $1/ages 5-18; FREE ages 4 & under
Open during museum hours.
Directions to Darnall's Chance House Museum:
Located in historic Upper Marlboro, Maryland. The Museum in situated between Schoolhouse Pond and St. Mary's Catholic Church.
From the Capital Beltway (I-495), take Exit 11A, Pennsylvania Avenue, South (Route 4). Follow Route 4 seven miles and exit at Upper Marlboro. At the end of the exit ramp, turn left onto Water Street. Go through the first light (Main Street). Proceed past the County Administration Building (right) and Schoolhouse Pond (left). Darnall's Chance is the first driveway on the left after Schoolhouse Pond.
From Route 301(south) take the entrance ramp to Maryland Route 4, North to Washington, D.C. Take the first exit, Upper Marlboro/Equestrian Center/Showplace Arena. Turn right at the bottom of the ramp onto Water Street. Go through the first light (Main Street). Proceed past the County Administration Building (right) and Schoolhouse Pond (left). Darnall's Chance is the first driveway on the left after Schoolhouse Pond.
See a Map to Darnall's Chance House Museum.