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Harford County, Maryland
461 Quaker Bottom Road
Havre de Grace, Maryland
(in Susquehanna State Park)
OPEN DAILY 9am-Sunset
*In case of severe weather the Museum will be closed when HCPS and Harford County facilities are closed.*
Weekend Artisan Demonstration Hours:
MAY through SEPTEMBER
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Weekend Admission for Demonstration Days:
Children 12 and under - FREE
Members - FREE
Steppingstone Museum is located inside the Susquehanna State Park near
Havre de Grace, Maryland
Museum Office hours 8am-2pm Tuesday-Friday
To get to the museum:
Leave I-95 at exit 89 (Havre de Grace)
Go onto Rt. 155 towards Bel Air.
Travel 1/4 mile, turn right onto
Earlton Rd. and follow 1/2 mile
Turn left onto Quaker Bottom Rd.
Go 1 mile to the Museum Entrance
After visiting Steppingstone Museum, you may want to visit other historic sites located inside the State Park
Rock Run Mill
Jersey Toll House
Rock Run Mansion
Also Available in the park is a boat launch, Campground, picnic and fishing areas.
You may also want to check out the hiking trails.
You can get to the historic area by making a right onto Quaker Bottom Road, then make another right onto Rock Run Road When you come to the "Y", bear right, staying on Rock Run. Cross over the bridge. You will see the buildings on the right.
Steppingstone Museum offers a variety of prearranged tours for school groups, civil organizations and senior groups.
Guided - This tour is approximately two hours long and is a general tour during which our guides show the visitors through the museum. This tour is limited to 50 children and we ask that 6 adults (including teachers) be present.
A Day on the Farm - This tour is intended for Kindergarten to 1st graders. Visitors churn butter, wash laundry and tour the museum. Fee is $5 per person and visitors supply cream and crackers for the butter making. This tour last approximately 3 hours and is limited to 50 children. We ask that 6 adults (including teachers) be present.
Farm Chores- This tour is intended for grades 2 and above. Visitors churn butter, wash laundry and tour the museum. Fee is $5 per person and visitors supply cream and crackers for the butter making. This tour last approximately 3 hours and is limited to 50 children. We ask that 6 adults (including teachers) be present.
Woodstove Cooking - This tour is for fourth grade and above and is somewhat more involved. Visitors participate in some of the day-to-day chores that were done at the turn of the century. Our visitors cook chicken noodle soup or beef stew on the woodstove, churn butter, and wash laundry. Fee is $5 per person and visitors supply the ingredients from a list provided by the museum. This tour last about four hours and is limited to 50 children. We ask that 6 adults (including teachers) be present.
The above tours allow time to enjoy a picnic lunch in our pavilion and a visit to our Museum Store. We carry an assortment of inexpensive souvenirs. hand-made crafts, candy, jellies, books, toys, etc., all "Made in the USA". Please indicate your plans on the reservation form.
Fees - Our charge for any tour is a minimum of $50.00. Please call for fees. A deposit of $25.00 is required with your completed reservation form. The balance may be paid on the day of your visit. Upon receipt of your form and deposit, a confirmation and relative materials will be mailed to you. If you have any questions or to schedule a tour, you may call our office (410) 939-2299. The museum reserves the right to cancel tours in the event of bad weather.
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