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 PastorPastor

June 20, 2021


Wonderful place to visit

I highly recommend a trip to this museum. Lots of very friendly, knowledgeable staff and aquatic animals. Space is very well organized for an easy self-guided tour.

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Rated 5 by Gerry Z

May 06, 2021

Gerry Z

Much better than we anticipated

Nice variety of exhibits including local maritime history, live marine life, Drum Point lighthouse and the boat ride around the bay.

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Rated 4 by Ghulam I

April 10, 2021

Ghulam I

Great few hours for kids

The museum, located about an hour from the Capital Beltway in Solomons Island, offers a great day for enjoyment as well as learning for the kids who are stuck in the house. From fossils to ship...

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