Places to Play

Talbot Historical Society Museum & Gardens

The Talbot Historical Society collects, preserves, and interprets the material and cultural history of our county. Our collection features more than 60,000 photographs documenting Talbot County history as well as thousands of priceless artifacts. Open April 14th through December.

  • 410-822-0773
  • Easton, MD 21601

Talbot Historical Society Museum & Gardens Walking Tour

Guided walking tours beginning at the Historical Society’s campus in downtown Easton, by appointment only.

  • 410-822-0773
  • Easton, MD 21601

The Hill Walking Tour

Guided tours of “The Hill,” one of the oldest free African American communities still in existence today, with Morgan State Professor Dale Green. Call for schedule.

  • 410-770-8000
  • Easton, MD 21601

The Little Red Schoolhouse

One-room Longwoods School House, built in 1865 and used until 1967, offering tours by appointment.

  • 410-770-8050
  • Easton, MD 21601

The Oxford Custom House

Built in 1976, this modest structure is an exact replica of the first Federal Custom House. Open Saturday and Sunday afternoons, April through autumn..

  • Oxford, MD 21654

The Oxford Museum

The Oxford Museum was founded in 1964 by a group of residents dedicating to preserving and displaying Oxford’s nearly 350 years of colonial and American history.

  • 410-226-0191
  • Oxford, MD 21654

The Rural Life Museum of Trappe

At The Rural Life Museum of Trappe we collect, preserve, interpret, and display a broad array of historically significant items, pictures, and documents including many used in rural homes, farms, and industry in the Trappe area.

  • 410-476-3339
  • Trappe, MD 21673

Third Haven Friends Meeting

Since 1684, members of the Religious Society of Friends, also known as Quakers, have met in what is now one of the country’s oldest frame houses of worship. Visitors are welcome, and group tours are available on request.

  • 410-822-0293
  • Easton, MD 21601

Tilghman Watermen’s Museum

Tilghman Island is unique — and the Tilghman Watermen’s Museum was created to capture its distinctive culture and colorful heritage before they disappear. Through collections of oral history, art, and artifacts, the Museum tells the Island’s story to both enrich the community and give future generations a glimpse of what those who grew up here called “Paradise.”

  • 410-886-1025
  • Tilghman Island, MD 21671

Tuckahoe Steam and Gas Museum

This 70-acre facility houses an impressive collection of vintage industrial machinery and agricultural equipment, all in working condition, and displayed in a dozen buildings around the property. Open during special events, including the annual Steam & Gas Show, and the first Saturday of the month, May- to November.

  • 410-822-9868
  • Easton, MD 21601