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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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If you like boats, water activity and sea life, you will love it here. Much more than a museum... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
via mobile
A Must Do!

This is a great museum a must do!! Couples, families and even fur kids can tour. Learn the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“maritime museum” (102 reviews)
“chesapeake bay” (137 reviews)
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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 6 days ago via mobile

If you like boats, water activity and sea life, you will love it here. Much more than a museum. Lifestyles and crafts are studied and taught here. If I lived closer, I would definitely volunteer to work here. I love it!

Thank joebuz62
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great museum a must do!! Couples, families and even fur kids can tour. Learn the history of St. Michael's and oystering.

Thank UsaBratrat
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our visit here was for the Oyster fest which is a fund raiser for the Museum. For just $3.00 more not only did see the museum but also enjoy some music and food venders. This event has a large crowd so parking can be a...More

1  Thank FamilyTime23
CBMM_Editor, Public Relations Manager at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor and especially for joining us for OysterFest, which is our largest event of the year, and one that is adopted by the entire Town of St. Michaels. We do offer free shuttle service and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved seeing all the interesting displays about the area. The buildings offer many interesting displays about sailing fishing and oystering on the Chesapeake. A must if you are in St Michaels.

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I’ve been coming here for quite a few years now, and I still truly enjoy this place. It is undoubtedly one of my favorite stops every time I come to St. Michaels. The displays are well done and rather educative. And the location is also...More

Thank SerpaJ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we only had time for the highlights tour, but easily could have spent more time here. really cool and interesting.

Thank theogang
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There was so much to learn from the exhibits here. If you love seafood, you'll learn the ins and outs of how crabs and oysters are caught/harvested/sold. I enjoyed the personal stories of the crews who spent many dangerous days on the boats working in...More

Thank April C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My two boys loved this museum! We climbed up in the lighthouse and there is a boat they can get on and play around. They loved it!!! There is also an area where you can watch them restore boats which is pretty neat. Would have...More

Thank Alice C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you’re in St Michael’s you should definitely go here. Laid back but very informative. I only wished we stayed for the boat ride

Thank Sally M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I stopped at the museum while in the area. It's a really fascinating place to go. There are several old boats, a light house, work shops etc... It's a working museum. There was a boat being restored on-site. It's interesting to see...More

Thank Mark Q
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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