Plan Your Visit at Darnall's chance

alert-triangle-white Tour Notice for the month of July 2022:

During the month of July, Darnall’s Chance House Museum’s period rooms will be set up for our ongoing children’s program, I SPY. Regular exhibits and period furniture will be back on display starting Friday, July 29, 2022.

Please call the museum at 301-952-8010 for more information.

Administrative Office Hours

DaysTimes
Tuesday-Friday:9 am-5 pm


Guided Tours

DaysTimes
Tuesday-Thursday (by appointment only):10 am-4 pm
Saturday:Special events & rentals only
Friday & Sunday (walk-in tours):12 noon-4 pm (Last tour 3:15)

Admission Fees

Adults: $5/person
Seniors & Groups: $4/person
Ages: 5-18: $2/person; Ages 4 & under: Free

Gift Shop

DaysTimes
Friday & Sunday:12 noon-4 pm (Call ahead of time during office hours for additional times)


Location / Directions

Located in historic Upper Marlboro, Maryland, the museum is situated between Schoolhouse Pond and St. Mary of the Assumption 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.