Prince George's County Department of Parks and Recreation
 Darnall’s Chance House Museum

Darnall’s Chance House Museum

What is it? Take a tour of Darnall’s Chance House Museum to find out! 

People looking up into hidden spaces

Hidden Spaces Tour
See areas at Montpelier Historic Site that are usually hidden to all but staff, including the attic, vault, cellar, Summer House and Carriage House. Also, learn about how the house has changed over its 230-year history. Sunday, September 3, at 4 pm. Reservations required. Limited space. Fee-based event.

I Spy

I SPY: A Revolutionary Program
Kids learn real 18th-century spying techniques during a hands-on interactive spy mission for General George Washington. Find out how the Continental Army successfully outwitted the British to win American Independence! Ages 6-12 who can read and write. No reservation required except for groups of 7 or more. Darnall's Chance House MuseumWednesdays & Thursdays from now until August 17, 11 am to 2 pm. FREE 

Hands on Embroidery

19th Century Hands-on Embroidery Workshop
Want to learn 19th-century embroidery? Join Carolann Schmitt, clothing historian, as she guides you through a hands-on class of whitework. Reservations required. Surratt House Museum. Saturday, August 19 from 8 am to 4:30 pm. Fee-based workshop.

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