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 Steven H

December 07, 2021

Steven H

History of the Bay and how the seafood is harvested.

Very professional exhibits of oysters and crab fishermen, and the social hisotry of the Bay. Beautifully designed exhibits, meant for adults, not so much for kids. Also, current boat building...

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Rated 5 by Barbara S

November 22, 2021

Barbara S

Wonderful way to spend a nice afternoon

The museum property consists of many smaller exhibit buildings, waterfront fields, and an historic lighthouse. The grounds are beautiful and well spaced, the exhibits are interesting. This is a great...

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Rated 5 by kathleenm663

October 25, 2021


Extensive outdoor experience.

Wonderful way to spend the day - and most of the exhibits are outside on the waterfront. We spent most of a day wandering through the Museum campus - finishing the afternoon with a cruise on the...

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