Calvert Marine Museum

Discover the Chesapeake Bay’s unique story through its prehistoric past, natural environments and maritime heritage. Experience the Patuxent River’s history and ecology on a cruise on one of our iconic Chesapeake Bay wooden work boats, the Wm B. Tennison, a log-built bugeye, or the Dee of St. Mary’s, a Skipjack. The museum hosts day-long Lighthouse Adventure Cruises aboard a private charter vessel. Recognized Chesapeake Bay Storyteller, trained by the Maryland Office of Tourism.


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14200 Solomons Island Rd
Solomons, MD
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  • ADA Accessible
  • Admission/Tickets Required
  • Educational Resources Available
  • Family-Friendly
  • Free Parking
  • Group Tour Rates Offered
  • Group-Friendly
  • Maximum Group Participants
  • Meeting Facilities
  • On-site Motorcoach Parking
  • Tour Length
    2 hrs.
  • Video Link
  • Weddings
Rated 5 by Cary S

January 28, 2023

Cary S

Must See Attraction

If visiting Solomons, this is a must see attraction. Very diverse artifacts and displays. You can tour Drum Point Lighthouse. There is also a vintage boat tour that I highly recommend. An hour long...

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Rated 3 by vedettefille

November 20, 2022


Cute Museum

We spent the summer living on a boat in this area and the museum was cute. We especially loved the music events which were so much fun. Worth a visit.

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Rated 5 by Lynn M

November 02, 2022

Lynn M

Wonderful museum

We had a few hours to spend in Solomons and saw the reviews on TA, but they don’t do this justice. Educational, well presented, immaculate, great docents, and fossilized as well as live species. The...

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