The St. Clement’s Island Museum in Colton’s Point, MD will present the 28th Annual Christmas Doll & Train Exhibit, beginning December 1, for a month-long exhibition. The museum will come alive with antique and collectible dolls, toys and working miniature trains in a holiday setting sure to delight children from one to 101.
The theme this year celebrates “A Maryland Christmas,” and incorporates Maryland facts and folklore, Maryland railroads and Chesapeake Bay related displays. Maryland-themed activities for kids will be available in the c. 1820 Little Red Schoolhouse. This exhibit is made possible by the members of the Southern Maryland and Black-eyed Susan Doll Clubs and Maggie and Anthony Hammett.
Visitors will also enjoy browsing through the Crab Claw Museum Store, which features a myriad of unique gifts, children’s books and toys, clothing, jewelry, Maryland flags and scarves, lighthouses, souvenirs and even pre-lit crab pot Christmas trees, perfect for your home, yard, boat, or pier. All museum store proceeds benefit museum programs, projects and exhibits.
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The exhibit will be open December 1 to December 20, Wednesday through Sunday, 12 noon to 4 pm. The extended holiday schedule includes December 21 to December 31, open daily 10 am to 4 pm. Closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Admission is $3 per adult, $2 for seniors and military, $1.50 for children 6 to 18 and kids 5 and under are free. The museum will present an open house on Saturday, December 8 and admission is free for everyone.
The St. Clement’s Island Museum is managed by the Museum Division of St. Mary’s County Department of Recreation and Parks and the St. Mary’s County Board of County Commissioners. It is located at the end of Route 242 in Colton’s Point, MD. Please call the Museum Division offices at 301-769-2222 for more information or log on to the website at www.stmarysmd.com/recreate/museums.