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 John L

November 03, 2023

John L

A Gem of a Museum

We have been to Solomons several times. But this time, we visited the Calvert Marine Museum. It is really first class. We didn't have time to see it all. The Drum Point Lighthouse is particularly...

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Rated 5 by FTLCruisers

September 18, 2023


Gem of a museum!

We stopped in Solomons and glad we did. Besides enjoying the beautiful location, the museum was such a great place to visit. It looked small from the outside but we spent a considerable amount of...

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Rated 5 by MikeM20850

July 23, 2023


Interesting museum, worth the admission price

I went here last month. I paid $9 for admission, but I'm 66, so the admission for those below age 65 might have been a few dollars more. I most enjoyed climbing up the lighthouse and viewing the...

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