Potomac River Guide Home

Interactive Maps

The Lower Potomac

The Potomac Estuary

Mount Vernon to Anacostia River

Mall Area

Georgetown to Great Falls

Potomac Piedmont

Upper Potomac

The North Branch

Boat Ramps

Monitoring Sites

Bridges and Ferries

Cruises and Charters

Search Potomac Sites

Also Explore

The Hudson River GuideThe Delaware River Guide

St. Clements Island-Potomac River Museum

Maryland Historic Site

blank dot

The museum is located on Colton Point opposite St. Clement's Island. Exhibits feature the saga of the first Maryland colonists as they ventured across a hostile ocean to settle a new land far from England. Exhibits are presented through the eyes of historic characters who relate their story to visitors through first-person experiences. Featured are Father Andrew White, Leonard Calvert, Mathias DeSousa, and Rose Gilbert. The museum also features exhibits on the maritime history of the lower Potomac River.

During the summer, the museum is open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays and noon to 5 p.m. on weekends. In winter, the museum is open Wednesday through Sunday, noon to 4 p.m.

St. Clements Island Museum is part of St. Clements Island State Park.

St. Clement's Island is a site on the Southern Maryland Religious Freedom Byway, a route of historic sites dealing with the establishment of religious freedom in the U.S. Read Larry DreamVacations M.'s review of St. Clement's Island Museum on Yelp

Suggested Links

Click here for larger map and nearby sites.

Contact Information
St. Clements Island Museum
38370 Point Breeze Road
Coltons Point MD 20626