In the interest of public health and safety, the Rising Sun Inn has suspended all public events and activities through Saturday, May 30, 2020. As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, we will assess future activities.
As an all-volunteer, non-profit organization, these public activities are a critical source of funding. If you are able, we ask you consider donating to the Friends of the Rising Sun Inn or other non-profit organizations in your community.
Welcome to The Rising Sun Inn website! Please step inside and have a look around to learn more about visitors, just like you, who have been stopping by since 1753.
Photo courtesy of the National Parks System
The Rising Sun Inn has been a farmhouse, an Inn and Tavern, a Stagecoach stop, and an important meeting place on the crossroads of American History. Located in central Anne Arundel County, Maryland, on the famed Washington Rochambeau Revolutionary Route, the Rising Sun Inn is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Whether you are retracing the steps of American patriots, a family ancestry fan, a teacher with a history lesson in the making, a lover of ghost stories, or a student of 18th and 19th century Americana, we are worth a visit.
The Rising Sun Inn is open for visits on the Second Sunday from March to November, between 1 and 4 p.m., enabling you to explore your interests with us.
Our docents are eager to share their knowledge with you about our Inn and her history and our resident ghosts, Randolph and Abigail, may even leave a cookie or two out for you.
Museum Guest fees: $8.00 per person Children 3 - 12 yrs, $5.00 Please, do come in!