Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Photo
Explore the 1879 Hooper Strait Lighthouse, working shipyard, meet traditional craftsmen, enjoy hands-on activities and discover exhibitions detailing the Bay's role throughout history. On Maryland's Frederick Douglass Driving Tour. A recognized Chesapeake Bay Storyteller, trained by the Maryland Office of Tourism.


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213 N. Talbot St
St. Michaels, 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
  • Meeting Facilities
  • Pet-Friendly
  • Student Group-Friendly
  • Tour Length
  • Weddings
Rated 5 by girlfromtheqc

March 06, 2023


Lots to see and learn, very knowledgeable staff

We visited during the off season on the weekend of the Chocolate Fest. This museum is absolutely worth seeing and it's so educational for the Chesapeake. Great for all ages. The volunteer docents...

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Rated 5 by 695patricew

February 13, 2023


Lots to learn and see

This museum is very well curated and maintained. We learned a lot and it was fun to climb on to the interactive exhibits and see what life was like living on these boats.

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Rated 3 by Sharon H

January 04, 2023

Sharon H

Boat display nice

Handicapped access not good. Had to park in a lot about two blocks from the entrance to the museum. Museum was not open, so we looked at the boats on display outside the gates. Interesting...

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