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Patuxent Rural Life Museums
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Patuxent Rural Life Museums

Patuxent Rural Life16000 Croom Airport Road
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
301-627-6074; TTY 301-699-2544

Introduction

The Patuxent Rural Life Museums, located within the 7,000 acre Patuxent River Park, are a collection of museums and farm buildings dedicated to preserving the heritage of southern Prince George's County. The museum complex is composed of the W. Henry Duvall Tool Museum, a Blacksmith Shop with Farrier & Tack Shop, the Tobacco Farming Museum, Duckett Log Cabin with its privy, chicken coop, and meat house, a 1923 Sears catalog house, and the Hunting, Fishing, and Trapping Museum: Working the River.