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 podrozniczka60

May 26, 2022


Need to visit when in Solomons!

This is a surprising and pleasant place to visit. It is interesting for people of all ages, well organized and cleverly appointed. There is an ample free parking. It is in a walking distance from...

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Rated 5 by B1781UQcatherinem

May 21, 2022


Amazing and cool

I loved it except the Megalodon. There otters are cute and playful. I loved the lighthouse you can go in.

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Rated 5 by John T

February 27, 2022

John T

A gem of a museum

Who would have thought this would be such wonderful museum. It's the sort of place that draws you in, and it's very engaging for children, as well as being gently educational for both children and...

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