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Visitor Information

9650 Muirkirk Road
Laurel, MD 20708
301-377-7817; TTY 301-446-3302
Fax 301-377-7818 

Office Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 9 am–5 pm

Tours of the Mansion   

Montpelier Mansion is open to the public for tours, programs and shopping.


$3 Adults, $2 Seniors, $1 Children ages 6-18, Children 5 & under free

Self-Guided Tours

Tour booklet gives history of house and Snowden family, and directs you through the house. 

Year around, Thursday through Tuesday, any time between 11am and 3pm.  Closed Wednesdays.

Docent Guided Tours*

Sundays, March through November, 12 noon, 1 pm, 2 pm and 3 pm*
Trained docents lead tours through the house, highlighting original Snowden artifacts, social history of 18th and 19th century Maryland, architectural details, and other information.

*Please note that sometimes our volunteer docents may have to cancel due to unforeseen circumstances. If there is no docent available for the Sunday guided tours, visitors can take a self-guided tour at no cost.

Docent Guided Group Tours

Same as our docent lead tours, with advance reservation, for groups of 8 or more people. For reservations call 301-377-7817. 

School Group Tours

Please see Educational Programs

Holiday Candlelight Tours

Enjoy refreshments and live holiday music by area performers, see the mansion decorated with greens and lit by candlelight. Local community groups and garden clubs decorate the rooms. No reservations required. See Programs & Events page or call (301)377-7817 for dates and times.
$3/adults & seniors; $1/ages 6-18; FREE ages 5 & under

Montpelier Gift Shop

Thursdays-Tuesdays, 11 am–4 pm. Closed Wednesdays.

The Gift Shop is located in the mansion tour entrance. Montpelier memorabilia, tea, books including children’s books, music, unique handmade jewelry and decorative items, and old-fashioned toys are for sale.

New! Shop online for Montpelier and Snowden books and memorbailia! Click here for details.   


Located in Laurel, Maryland, near the Baltimore-Washington Parkway.

From the D.C. or Baltimore area, take the Baltimore-Washington Parkway (Route 295) to Route 197 (Laurel-Bowie Road). Turn west onto Route 197. Turn left onto Muirkirk Road. Turn right into Montpelier grounds.

From Route 29, turn East onto Route 198. Cross I-95 & Route 1, turn right at the next intersection onto Route 197 (Laurel-Bowie Road). Proceed to Muirkirk Road and turn right. Turn right into the Montpelier Mansion grounds.

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