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 Rhoward2

October 01, 2021


Loved it

There was lots to see and explore here. We were able to climb the lighthouse and enjoy the view from there and see how the keepers lived. Inside the museum were many different types of interesting...

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Rated 5 by srobby

August 22, 2021


All of your questions answered

Such a wonderful collection of scientific treasures from fossils to marine life to a history of the region. The docents were friendly and informative. Must see to get to know the area.

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Rated 4 by ThemacMd

August 16, 2021


Great little museum!

This museum was a wonderful way to spend a few hours in Calvert County. Between the live animals, the fossils (they're everywhere and kids can even "find" and take one of their own in a Calvert...

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