St. Clement’s Island Museum and Piney Point Lighthouse Museum to Offer Free Admission for Moms on Mother’s Day

Admission Fee Waived for Moms at both Museum Sites on Mother’s Day

News Release, St. Mary’s County Public Information Office

Leonardtown, MD – On Mother’s Day, May 12, 2019, St. Clement’s Island Museum in Colton’s Point, MD and Piney Point Lighthouse Museum in Piney Point, MD, will offer moms free regular admission to each of the museums during normal operating hours, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Others in party must pay regular admission prices at both locations. The prices at St. Clement’s Island Museum are $3 for adults, $1.50 for children ages 6 – 18, children 5 and under are free and $2 for seniors and military. The St. Clement’s Island Water Taxi is not included in this promotion as free admission for moms only includes museum admissions. It is $7 per person (all ages) for water taxi, which includes museum admission. The prices at Piney Point Lighthouse Museum are $7 for adults, $3.50 for children ages 6 – 18 (children 5 and under are free) and seniors and military.

The Museum Stores at each site are open daily, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and showcase a broad assortment of unique items. From books to jewelry, to children’s products to home accessories and local artisan’s and author’s offerings, there is something for everyone. By purchasing from our stores, you’re helping to support your local museums’ preservation and community-service efforts.

The St. Mary’s County Museum Division was established by the Commissioners of St. Mary’s County to collect, preserve, research and interpret the historic sites and artifacts which illustrate the natural and cultural histories of St. Mary’s County and the Potomac River. With this as its charter, the Museum Division serves as a resource, liaison and community advocate for all St. Mary’s County public and private cultural assets. The Division manages 94 acres of property and 4 historic sites, including the St. Clement’s Island Museum; the Little Red Schoolhouse; the Piney Point Lighthouse, Museum and Historic Park; the Drayden African-American Schoolhouse; and the U-1105 Black Panther Shipwreck Preserve. The division also assists with the monitoring and maintenance of St. Clement’s Island State Park and the U.S. Colored Troops Interpretive Center.

For more information about this promotion, regarding hours of operation, programs, events, admission prices and more, visit the St. Mary’s County Museum Division’s social media pages on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SCIMuseum or www.facebook.com/1836Light, or on Twitter at @StClemIsMuseum or @PineyPtLHMuseum.

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