a beautiful tea experience awaits


We can tailor a tea to suit your desires.  A typical “Sweet Tea” includes up to six different decadent desserts, an array of fruit, a selection of traditional teas and condiments.  18th century servers will wait on guests and assure that they are perfectly sated.  A tour of the Meredith House and the campus is included in the price of $20 per person.  A minimum is required and no more than 25 can be served in the Meredith House.  We can host larger tea events on our waterfront porch or in the Robbins Heritage Center.

A “Savory and Sweet Tea” includes an assortment of finger foods as well as the scrumptious desserts, etc.  The cost for this tea is $25/person and includes a full campus tour.   


Individual visitors may tour the museums by themselves while groups shall be guided.  Hands on, interactive displays and learning activities are offered to children’s groups.  Special tours are offered on request and include topics such as –

  • early farm life
  • Civil War in Dorchester
  • Native Americans- Choptank and Nanticoke
  • herb gardens and native plantings
  • family specific

Bus Tours- prices do not include the cost of the bus.  If you have a group from 12 – 60 people, ask us and we can arrange a bus for your group.  

Heritage Tour

Offers a wonderful snapshot of the historical events that have worked to shape Dorchester as it is today.  Sites include the Heritage Museums and Gardens of Dorchester, Richardson Maritime Museum, Ruark Boatworks, Historic District of Cambridge, ending at the Harriet Tubman Museum.  Approximate 2 hour tour.

$200 not inclusive of bus


Quest for Freedom

This tour perfectly complements the Harriet Tubman story.  Starting at our site, setting the stage for plantation life, the tour will progress into the Neck District and to Town Point.  From this area more than 40 slaves stole away in October of 1857.  Visit the Stanley Institute to further cement these images in your mind before ending at the Harriet Tubman Museum.  Approximate 2 hour tour. 

$200 not inclusive of bus




1003 Greenway Drive     Cambridge, Maryland  21613

410.228.7953   dchs@verizon.net