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Surratt House Museum

9118 Brandywine Rd, Clinton, MD 20735-2501
+1 301-868-1121
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Built in 1852 as a middle-class plantation home, historic Surratt House recaptures life during the mid-19th century and features the fascinating web of the Lincoln conspiracy.
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  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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9118 Brandywine Rd, Clinton, MD 20735-2501
+1 301-868-1121
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter is a dedicated Lincoln Assassination buff. So, we had to stop and visit this site due to it's connection to Mary Surratt. We had a good time and the docent was very informative. My daughter was disappointed as there were only a handful...More

Thank Yosef S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love the Lincoln assassination and wanted to d this trip forever. I was quite disappointed to find that there are only 5 or 6 original pieces in the house

1  Thank ashapiro21
Reviewed 5 September 2017

I took the John Wilkes Booth Escape Tour sponsored by the Surratt House Museum. It was a fantastic road trip of history! We met at the museum to get on the bus (driven by Darwin, best bus driver ever!) and the trip was narrated by...More

Thank Gypsy_Gyrl63
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Driving to Williamsburg from New Jersey, always try to stop at points of interest on the way down and up. This time it's the John Wilkes Booth escape path. Discount admission comes to $6 total for both of us. Can't beat that. Makes me wonder...More

Thank calm_weather
Reviewed 13 May 2017

This is the location John Wilkes Booth and party stopped by first after Lincoln was shot. It is well preserved and does have some original artifacts from the Surratt family. The tour guide, Bill, was very knowledgeable and made the tour a tick better than...More

1  Thank Dewayne P
Reviewed 5 April 2017

I am guilty of only recently visiting. Check out the Surratt Society. amazing it has survived all the development. Unfortunately, not enough people care about US history

Thank Roadtrip42Maryland
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Knowledgeable and enthusiastic docent, lots to see (more than I expected), brought history to life, learned a lot about Victorian life as well as Lincoln assassination.

Thank rednissan
Reviewed 19 February 2017

This museum is awesome! Check out the main office and store first, then head on to the house for the tour. Our tour guide was very informative and answered all questions. The house is small but all of the stories by the tour guide made...More

Thank kilaonig
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Took a day trip to the Surratt House and was very impressed. Had been to a lot of Lincoln era places but first time here.

Thank Michele S
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Excellent tour by knowledgeable guide. She added tidbits of information as related to tourists questions, which she encouraged.

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