Havre de Grace Decoy Museum

Man carving decoy ducks Photo
Located on the banks of the historic Susquehanna Flats, the Havre de Grace Decoy Museum houses one of the finest collections of working and decorative Chesapeake Bay waterfowl decoys ever assembled. The museum was established in 1986 as a private, non-profit institution existing to preserve the historical and cultural legacy of water fowling and decoy making on the Chesapeake Bay. A recognized Chesapeake Bay Storyteller, trained by the Maryland Office of Tourism.
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215 Giles St
Havre de Grace, MD
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  • ADA Accessible
  • Admission/Tickets Required
  • Educational Resources Available
  • Family-Friendly
  • Free Parking
  • Green Property
  • Group Tour Rates Offered
  • Group-Friendly
  • Maximum Group Participants
  • Meeting Facilities
  • On-site Motorcoach Parking
  • Student Group-Friendly
  • Tour Length
    45 min.
  • Weddings
Rated 5 by Marcus N

December 26, 2023

Marcus N

Who knew decoys could be so interesting?

Museum dedicated to the fascinating history of the duck hunting industry on the upper Chesapeake Bay. Traces changes in technology and technique to the eventual elevation of duck decoys from a tool...

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Rated 4 by MarylandCatmo

June 13, 2022


Decoys galore

The museum preserves the stories of decoy carvers and of the decoys they created. The upper floor, accessible by elevator, is laid out in such a way that it is easy to view the decoys in a...

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Rated 5 by 703BillB703

June 10, 2022


Knowledgeable and Friendly Staff

It is relatively easy to find the decoy museum due to signs around town and nearby landmarks like the Concord Lighthouse and the former Bayou Hotel. In fact it is said that the museum was a service...

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