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Support our mission through an Annual Fund contribution or Planned Giving!

As a non-profit organization, the Museum depends upon charitable gifts to underwrite its mission and vision, including:

  • Restoring and preserving the world’s largest collection of historic Chesapeake Bay watercraft.
  • Teaching apprentice shipwrights in the Museum’s Boat Yard.
  • Providing innovative educational programs for children and adults that inspire an understanding and appreciation for the rich maritime heritage of the Chesapeake Bay.
  • Celebrating the heritage and culture of the Chesapeake Bay through special events and festivals throughout the year.