St. Michaels

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

213 N. Talbot St, St. Michaels, MD 21663 Get Directions
Phone: 410-745-2916
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Explore the 1879 Hooper Strait Lighthouse, working boat yard, meet traditional craftsmen, enjoy hands-on activities and discover exhibitions detailing the Bay's role throughout history.
Tour Length: varies
ADA Accessible
Admission/Tickets Required
Educational Resources Available
Free Parking
Guided Tours/Guide Available
Student Group-Friendly


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TripAdvisor Traveler Rating Based on 702 reviews
January 6, 2017
Cl C
This museum is where James Michener did his research for the book "Chesapeake". Lots of exhibits to view from the history of goose/ duck hunting on the bay, to the history section of oyster...
December 29, 2016
Beth W
We had a full day with three children enjoying the museum. It is large enough to spend 3-4 hours there. Pack a lunch. There were a lot of hands on activities for our kids (4,6,19) to do. The adults...
December 28, 2016
I was blown away by how much fun and interactive the maritime museum was. Many different buildings to explore and learn about the history in the area. Beautiful laid out, plenty of restrooms and very...