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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

213 N Talbot St, Navy Point, St. Michaels, MD 21663-2103
+1 410-745-2916
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Work group outing dinner here was magical

Fascinating place on the water. We had dinner set up on a long table in the main shed - beautiful... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Montclair, New Jersey
via mobile
Had a great time

I recently return from attending the annual Watermens' Rodeo. I need to say this that I am a avid... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Bob S
Toms River, New Jersey
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Experience how people live, work and play on the Chesapeake Bay - cruise on the Miles River,get your hands wet exploring a waterman's shanty, let our boat builders show you their magic, or climb to the top of an 1879 lighthouse. Come do the Bay, your way.
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  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
213 N Talbot St, Navy Point, St. Michaels, MD 21663-2103
+1 410-745-2916
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Fascinating place on the water. We had dinner set up on a long table in the main shed - beautiful overall setting. Fun at cocktails wandering around. The light house is like nothing else. Recommended.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

I recently return from attending the annual Watermens' Rodeo. I need to say this that I am a avid boater so this attraction received my highest scrutiny. From the moment I arrive it was about me(you). The volunteers were friendly and couldn't do enough for...More

1  Thank Bob S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Made the drive to see the Pride of Baltimore who was here for the Watermen's Festival. We were a day early for the festival but the museum was amazing. I thought we would do quick stop, but spent over five hours. So many things to...More

1  Thank TheHeyseed
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Do yourself a favor and step back into time and visit this place. It is put together really nicely. They have old boats, stories and keepsakes of the Chesapeake Bay. You could see most of it in about 60 min.

1  Thank food4lifewv
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just back from the Waterman's Festival at the Maritime Museum. We go several times a year and never get tired of this wonderful educational and entertaining venue. As if the exhibits, demonstrations and historic, restored bay boats weren't enough, they have several festivals each year...More

1  Thank Keith F
Reviewed 1 week ago

I would recommend this museum for anyone interested in maritime industry in the past. It gives a good overview of life and work in the Chesapeake area over the last 200 years. We were lucky that the Pride of Baltimore (a tall ship) was at...More

1  Thank BuffaloTravluvr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very interesting museum. Much more there than I anticipated. Learn a lot about life in the water. Would highly recommend

1  Thank Huskyrog
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to spend a couple of hours looking at historic small boats and boatbuilding. Interesting lighthouse and pictures. Fascinating display of wildfowl guns.

1  Thank Steven L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very fun, hands on and interactive. Gives you a great insight into what the life of a waterman was like. Things for all ages. Be sure to take one of the boat rides and get a tour of the river also!

1  Thank Pamela P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our Granddaughter had highly suggested we go to the Museum before leaving St. Michael's. We took her up on her suggestion and were so glad we did! There was so much to see and do while there, and we took beautiful photos to help us...More

1  Thank DLN310
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charlie s
16 April 2015|
Response from MaineLovingGirl |
Thank you for reaching out to us on TripAdvisor. General Museum admission is good for two days and is $15 for adults, $12 for seniors (62+) and students with ID, and $6 for children 6-17. Museum members and children under... More