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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.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good33%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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3725 Doctor Samuel Mudd Rd, Waldorf, MD 20601-4284
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Reviewed 15 January 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 24 October 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 25 September 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 15 August 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 13 August 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 7 August 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

Thank courtrightkj
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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Wow!! I expected a barely furnished house and a plaque. Received an almost 1 hour personal tour by a fascinating, extremely informed woman. I hated history in school but found this like going back in time and speaking to a family friend. Rated up there...More

Thank Terri2945
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

History well preserved & well presented. Reenactments occur frequently and make you feel like you are back in the 1860's.

Thank Laura B
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Took my friends from out of town here they love history. Nice place it depends which toyr guide you get. The one we had was a little disengaged. Made for a long tour. Time before we had a great one

Thank Christopher F
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

Very well maintained & interesting home, filled with artifacts from the Mudd family - including the chaise where JWB was diagnosed, and the bed where he was treated. The guide did a great job of describing not only the events surrounding that fateful night, but...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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