Educational Opportunities

Whether you're interested in bringing a school group, participate in one of our public programs, or bring an adult group, there are many ways to learn more at London Town! 


Virtual School Tours

Free educational videos cover topics in the history of Colonial Maryland. 


Traveling Trunks

If you can’t come to us, let us come to you! We have a series of Traveling Trunks with objects and lesson plans to bring the hands-on learning of London Town into your classroom.

Homeschool Programs

Register for our upcoming homeschool programs.

Learning at London Town

"Learning at London Town" is a new series of on-site educational programs for children. In these themed monthly programs,  your children will enjoy a safe, socially distanced space to learn about science and history with their peers.

School Groups

We offer nature and history programs in alignment with national and state standards.  These programs are postponed until the conclusion of the health crisis. Please check out our virtual school tours and traveling trunks.

Public Programs

Enjoy a number of fantastic events throughout the year.


Adult Tours

Interested in bringing a group of 12 or more adults to London Town? We'd be happy to welcome your group. These programs are postponed until the conclusion of the health crisis.


History and Research

Want to know more about the history of London Town? Dig deeper into each period (colonial, almshouse and modern) and learn more about different facets of our site.

Interactive Children's Storybook

A collaborative effort with UMBC and Anne Arundel County Public Schools


People of London Town

Explore the colonial residents of London

Middle Passage UNESCO Site of Memory

Historic London Town and Gardens joins more than thirty other sites in the United States as a “Site of Memory” associated with the UNESCO Slave Route Project. Learn more here.

Joan Cass Beck Collections

This library is a collaborative effort between the Anne Arundel County Public Library, Historic London Town and Gardens, and the Anne Arundel County Lost Towns Project. The collection includes materials dealing with archaeology, material culture, costumes, foodways, and colonial history. All of the books are reference books and therefore may not be check out, but you can come and enjoy the beautiful setting of London Town and do your research!

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Digital Maryland

This project is a collaborative, statewide digitization program of the Maryland State Library Resource Center and Enoch Pratt Free Library. Its mission is to facilitate the digitization and digital exhibition of the historical and cultural documents, images, audio and video held by Maryland institutions. Historic London Town and Gardens has a collection of digitized images and manuscripts from the archives. If you choose to use any of these records for your work, please let us know! 

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