St. Michaels

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

213 N. Talbot St, St. Michaels, MD 21663 Get Directions 
Phone: 410-745-2916


Eastern Shore
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
Photo Credit: Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
Explore the 1879 Hooper Strait Lighthouse, working shipyard, meet traditional craftsmen, enjoy hands-on activities and discover exhibitions detailing the Bay's role throughout history. On Maryland's Frederick Douglass Driving Tour
May-Oct: 9am-5pm; Nov-Apr: 10am–4pm; closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.
Maryland Green Travel Partner
Tour Length: varies
ADA Accessible
Educational Resources Available
Green Property
Group Tour Rates Offered
Meeting Facilities
Student Group-Friendly



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July 18, 2020
George G
A well done maritime museum focusing on the maritime history of the Chesapeake Bay, its watercraft, fisheries and industry. The museum also includes stories of the people from this region of the...
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March 14, 2020
Steve M
Multiple buildings each with a different nautical story, from women in boating, building a ship with colonial methods, different work boats of the Chesapeake, and a real lighthouse to explore.
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February 20, 2020
Was beyond impressed with the content, interactive nature of this museum. Composed of several buildings, each devoted to a different aspect of life on the Chesapeake, the detail and quality are...