Visitors to the Piney Point Lighthouse Museum & Historic Park can enjoy a free day of admission during the museum’s Christmas Open House on Sunday, December 14 from 12 noon to 4 pm.  Military-themed displays fill the rooms of the keeper’s quarters and incorporate a holiday setting!

Kids can enjoy the hands-on activities inside the museum as well as sign up for a chance to win a boy or girl’s bicycle, donated by the Second District Kids and Community organization. Visitors can climb the lighthouse tower, view the Potomac River Maritime Exhibit, take a walk along the boardwalk and pier and enjoy the scenic view of the river, Piney Point, and St. George Island.  Free holiday punch and cookies, made by culinary students of the Dr. James A. Forrest Career and Technology Center, will also be available.

The Lighthouse Lens Museum Store will offer an array of unique holiday gifts, including lighthouse and nautical items, sea glass jewelry, clothing and even crab pot Christmas trees!  Become a museum Friends member and receive a year-round 10% discount!  Gift memberships make a great gift!

The Piney Point Lighthouse, Museum & Historic Park is located at 44720 Lighthouse Road in Piney Point, MD. It is operated by the Museum Division of St. Mary’s County Department of Recreation and Parks and the Commissioners of St. Mary’s County.

For more information call the Piney Point Lighthouse Museum at 301-994-1471 or log on to