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Surratt House Museum

9118 Brandywine Rd, Clinton, MD 20735-2501
+1 301-868-1121
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John Wilkes Booth Escape Tour in Washington DC
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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 good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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9118 Brandywine Rd, Clinton, MD 20735-2501
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+1 301-868-1121
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Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Went here with my Mom and teenage boy. We are all interested in history. We were pleasantly surprised with the tour. The docent, Kari, was very knowledgeable and painted a clear picture of the Suratt's involvement in the Civil War. They also have some museum...More

Thank DRfromCA
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

If you are interested in Civil War History and conspiracy theories this is a must place for you. The docents tell the story of Mary Surratt, the first woman hung in the United States, for her role in the Lincoln assassination. Many believe she was...More

Thank Shawn G
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

My wife and I were in town for a wedding and had a few hours to kill. We thought we would check out the lone historical attraction. We had no idea it would be so informative, educational and entertaining. More history in 45 minutes than...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Surratt House Museum offers a well organized and comfortable 12+ hour tour of the Booth Escape Route. If you are a history buff and interested in seeing the route Booth took after the Lincoln assassination, this is an excellent tour. It helps to have read...More

Thank Tosca1946
Reviewed 20 April 2016

For those into history, this is a nice little stop. This is part of the John Wilkes Booth story. It is a stop on the as JWBooth escape,tour. Well maintained and the staff was very knowledgable about the whole story behind the story. It helps...More

Thank Randy S
Reviewed 27 September 2015

While I enjoyed much about this tour, such as seeing the presidential box at Ford's Theater, the Surratt Tavern, and Dr. Mudd's House, the tour guide left much to be desired. On our day his name was (I believe) John. In numerous ways over the...More

1  Thank Dale-and-John
Reviewed 20 September 2015

The previous review described the excellent tour guides, comfortable bus, and well-organized 12-hour day. I agree with it all. I would like to add how invaluable it was for me to ACTUALLY SEE the sites and experience the terrain that John Wilkes Booth and David...More

Thank JanMcKArlington_VA
Reviewed 14 September 2015

The John Wilkes Booth Escape Route Tour is administered by the Surratt House Museum in Clinton, MD. The bus trip (on a chartered bus, very comfortable, complete with bathroom) leaves from the museum and proceeds through the various places that JW Booth traveled to as...More

1  Thank MarylandCatmom
Reviewed 10 September 2015

I thoroughly enjoyed my trip to this museum. Although the house appears small and you might wonder if it is worth the drive, it is! The tour lasts roughly 45 minutes and is greatly narrated by the guides. They also expertly intertwine the story of...More

1  Thank Suzanne D
Reviewed 6 September 2015

We went to Ford's Theater and then the Surratt House Museum. Ford's Theater was interesting, but our tour guide (Rick) at Surratt House was amazing! Spent a wonderful tour discussing all of the interesting facts around this significant event in American History. Awesome presentation and...More

Thank skwolves
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