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 5 by Mary H

November 14, 2022

Mary H

Down to the sea in St Michaels

A wonderful way to learn and experience the life of the Chesapeake from the 1608 to present day. It was never dry or boring. You could walk indoors and outdoors and explore at your own pace I...

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Rated 5 by 379lizabeths

October 14, 2022


Great place to visit!!

Very interesting and beautiful presented museum. You walk around at your leisure and visit the different buildings and ships. Lots to look at and even kept our 21 month old grandson engaged!

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Rated 5 by Susan M

September 21, 2022

Susan M

Worth a visit

Interesting museum about boating and shipbuilding in and on the Chesapeake Bay. Great exhibit out oystering. Definitely worth a visit

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