Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum, State Museum of Archaeology
560 scenic acres along the Patuxent River in Calvert County, Maryland, more than 65 identified archaeological sites, and 9,000 years of documented human occupation.
Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum (JPPM) is a place full of secrets waiting to be unearthed. Whether you come to hike our miles of trails, explore our Visitor Center full of interactive exhibits, or to enjoy one of our educational programs or events, you will leave with a greater appreciation for the land and the people who once lived here. JPPM is also the home of the Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory (MAC Lab), which houses over 8 million artifacts.
oin the Historic Plant Walk
on October 3rd, 2015 - sign up now!-Cancelled!
Sign up for the Tea in the Garden at the Patterson House on
October 4th, 2015!
Rescheduled for October 11th due to inclement weather on the 4th.
School's Out Camp Day - 10-19-2015 - Register now!
This page updated: October 1, 2015