Dorchester Heritage Museums and Gardens is the home of the Dorchester County Historical Society. Featured on the campus is the Meredith House (c.1760) with artifacts and exhibits supporting family life in Dorchester County through time.
Genealogy and family history research assistance is available with a research library on the campus. The Neild Museum focuses on farming life in the County. An 18th century strong house, a combination wheelwright/blacksmith shop, and formal herbal gardens are on site.
The Robbins Heritage Center, opened in 2007 and houses the Canning Exhibit, Timbering in Dorchester, Marine Trades, Hunting and Trapping, War of 1812 and Native American Exhibits.
Hands on activities and a children’s corner make this perfect for family fun. Enjoy the Waterfront Walk over Shoal Creek and relax on the beautiful waterside porch. Admission $5/person over 12, includes self tour w/ guided tour of Meredith House. Groups welcome!