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The Dr. Samuel Mudd House & Museum

3725 Doctor Samuel Mudd Rd, Waldorf, MD 20601-4284
+1 301-645-6870
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The original house of Dr. Samuel Mudd, the physician who set the leg of John Wilkes Booth.
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  • Poor3%
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3725 Doctor Samuel Mudd Rd, Waldorf, MD 20601-4284
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this house as part of a group tour. Due to the size of the house we were broken down into groups of 5 or 6. Tour lasted about an hour and went through most of the house. Talked extensively about Dr. Mudd and...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Discover this site through trip advisor Enjoyed the visit. Had a wonderful tour guide. she was very informative and engaging. Your lasted about 4m30 minutes. Woukd have lasted longer but it was raining and chose not to tour outside. There is an outside building that...More

Thank Linda K
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Reviewed May 12, 2018

This home has very limited hours, but if you can carve out the time to visit, it is well worth it. Docents describe in detail Mudd’s connection to the assassination and his life in prison. Many rooms have some original furnishings. The tour took about...More

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Reviewed May 4, 2018

I have been here twice and I would love to go again. I just love this museum. So informative and so much to see.

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Reviewed January 15, 2018

My friend and I are very much into visiting museums and historical locations when we travel. While we were in Maryland, we decide to visit all locations involving President Lincoln. Dr. Mudd's Museum for the highlight of our vacation! Our docent Laura Martin-Spetter was just...More

Thank Debby D
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Reviewed October 24, 2017

Traveling one beautiful autumn Sunday afternoon from Calloway to D.C., we made a spur of the moment side trip to the Mudd House. Not expecting much, we were pleasantly surprised. First, it's amazing and the Mudd decedents are to be commended for preserving in trust...More

Thank Greg G
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Reviewed September 25, 2017

I had an amazing experience here. The docent was very engaged and answered all my questions. Almost everything in the house is original and this is defiantly a must see

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Reviewed August 15, 2017

Decided to do the tour on a whim after visiting Lincoln's Old Soldiers Home. A bit of a drive, but made you think about whose tracks you were following in. Friendly staff, 7.00 for the admission seems reasonable enough for a tour of the grounds...More

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Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

My aunt, brother, sister inlaw & I had a fun filled learning experience at Dr Mudd's house. The volunteer staff there went above & beyond to make it a most memorable time for all of us. We enjoyed the tour and history not only of...More

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Reviewed August 7, 2017

One of my favorite places to take out-of-town guests when they are visiting Southern Maryland. The place is easy to find, inexpensive, and filled with history. One time I called to see if they were open on a particular day, and the fellow who answered...More

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Open Hours: Wednesdays and Saturdays: 11 am - 4 pm Sundays: noon - 4:00 pm Tours start on the hour and half-hour, and the last tour begins at 3:30 pm. Holiday Closures: Easter Sunday: April 5th Their address they have... More
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