Patuxent Rural Life Museums

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Patuxent Rural Life Museums will be closed August 6-7, 2022

Open Saturdays and Sundays, April - October


The Patuxent Rural Life Museums, located within the Jug Bay Natural Area near the visitor center, are a collection of museums and farm buildings dedicated to preserving the heritage of southern Prince George’s County.

The museum complex is composed of the W. Henry Duvall Tool Museum, a Blacksmith Shop with Farrier & Tack Shop, the Tobacco Farming Museum, Duckett Log Cabin with its privy, chicken coop, and meat house, a 1923 Sears catalog house, and the Hunting, Fishing, and Trapping Museum: Working the River.

Patuxent Rural Life Museums