Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Hours — Directions — Map — Group Tours — Come by boat or car!

410-745-2916 • 213 North Talbot Street • St. Michaels, Maryland, 21663 • Dockmaster: VF Channel 16 or 410-745-4946


The Museum and Museum Store are open
year-round, varying by season.

May, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
June to August, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
September to October, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
November to April, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Closed: Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's days

Inclement Weather Closings:
The Museum will follow the Talbot County Public School's closings for inclement weather. Visit to see if there are any delays or closings.


May 31 - Floating Fleet Day

May 31 & June 1 - Maritime Model Expo

Click here to see all of our upcoming
events, festivals, and workshops

Individual Admissions

NEW! General admission is now good for two days, excluding festivals.
Prices subject to change.
Adults (ages 16-61) $15
Seniors (over 62) $12
Students (age 17+ with college ID) $12
Retired Military (with ID) $12
Kids (ages 6-17) $6
Active Military FREE*
Kids (under age 5) FREE
*Active military members receive year-round free admission, and from Memorial Day through Labor Day, Active Military members and their families receive free admission. All prices are subject to change.

Group Admissions

Contact Visitor Services Manager Megan Fisher at
or call 410-745-4981 with questions.

PDF CBMM Group Tour rates and Information
PDF Day in St. Michaels Package Tour For Groups
PDF A Brief Overview of CBMM

Boat Rides on the Winnie Estelle

Scenic Miles River cruises aboard the Winnie Estelle are offered to CBMM guests and the public Fridays through Mondays, May through September. Four, 30-minute cruises will be offered daily at $15 per person for non-members, $10 for CBMM members, and $5 for children under six. Click here for more info!

CBMM Members receive FREE DAY DOCKING at our Members-only Marina

As a CBMM member you receive free general admission for one year, free or reduced admission to festivals, concerts, and events, docking privileges, and more! Click here to learn more about becoming a member of the Museum.



The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is located in St. Michaels, Maryland on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. The Museum is located nine miles from Easton, MD off MD Rt. 33 West. Route 33 becomes the main street of St. Michaels. About half a mile into St. Michaels you will see a Museum Entrance sign on the right. Follow the signs to Museum parking and to the Admissions Building, where you will find friendly, knowledgeable staff to point your way.

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