Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

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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 4 by ambenton888

June 22, 2022


Museum Visit

Not your typical museum. You will see and learn many different areas of life on the Chesapeake in both indoor and outdoor exhibits.

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Rated 5 by Susan M

June 11, 2022

Susan M

A wonderful way to "get" the Chesapeake Bay!

This is an 18-acre waterfront museum dedicated to furthering the understanding of the culture and maritime heritage of the Chesapeake Bay. There are ten exhibit buildings, including a museum and a...

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Rated 3 by Karen123WV

June 05, 2022


Nice stop

This is a nice stop and has some very interesting displays (crab picking, boats, decoys etc). There was a ship but we weren't allowed to board it. We went up in the lighthouse and it had nice...

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