St. Michaels

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

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


Eastern Shore
Explore the 1879 Hooper Strait Lighthouse, working boat yard, 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.
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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...
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February 12, 2020
It's a big place with lots to see. I would allow a minimum of 90 minutes, but you could easily spend several hours there. I especially liked seeing how the shipwrights were constructing a boat...
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February 8, 2020
We lucked out to have a sunny day in the high fifties to stroll around this beautiful museum. I learned a lot about the harvesting of oysters, care of the water and the life of the folks who worked...