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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.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good36%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
13 May 2017
“Where a leg was set and legacy made”
25 Apr 2017
“Must love history”
3725 Doctor Samuel Mudd Rd, Waldorf, MD 20601-4284
+1 301-645-6870
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is an interesting historical site, and the house is well preserved. However, admission is $7 for an adult, which would be fine if the tour was worthwhile. Our tour guide was one of the worst I've encountered. She was not well organized, frazzled, toured...More

Thank Travel-Duo-2017
Reviewed 14 May 2017

As a history buff, particularly of the Civil War, I had to stop. It is an easy drive and very accessible. It has plenty of parking and a low fee for the tour. The house has been in the Mudd family since the mid-1800s so...More

Thank Dewayne P
Reviewed 25 April 2017

My father was a social studies teacher so we were brought up visiting historical sites. The tour was fun but at times a little too wordy but interesting. I enjoyed being able to visit a part of Dr. Mudd's life. In time these experiences will...More

Thank louisei556
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

I have taken this tour three times including the Victorian Christmas event. Always enjoyable and informative but my last visit seemed to drag as the tour guide talked and talked and talked some more. About an hour standing in pretty much one spot. A bit...More

Thank brendast
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Went here to chaperone a middle school field trip. Lots of history here and rumor has it that it's haunted as well.

Thank becky69boo
Reviewed 23 December 2016

Brrrrrrr. There were ROTC personnel who greeted the guests and promptly took them to a building where a fee could be paid for light refreshments and a tour of the mansion. Too many people are inside Dr. Mudd's house at one time....our Docent had not...More

Thank tea16
Reviewed 1 November 2016

MUST SEE!!!! House sits on a breathtaking piece of property. A lovely walk from the parking lot to the gift shop where tickets may be purchased. A descendant of the Mudd family sold us our tour tickets. Our tour guide was extremely knowledgeable and one...More

Thank AMiller121
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Holds allot of history inside a small 18th century home. Very interesting and family friendly . Excellent tour guides.

Thank nyvinny2016
Reviewed 24 August 2016

I'm delighted that after living here 46 years my relatives talked me and wife into visiting the Mudd house. History is well and alive! Relatives were treated like queens and kings. You will be impressed by the home tour and artifacts from the Mudd family....More

1  Thank HansJL
Reviewed 18 August 2016

the house is well restored and gives you a good look into what life in the time of Lincoln was like,the Dr. was a slave owner and conspirator in the president's assassination and the staff gloss over that part and focus on what a great...More

Thank Carl S
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What address should I use in my GPS? Is there a website? What hours is the home open for tours?
13 March 2015|
Response from JohnBCowgill | Reviewed this property |
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