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

Annual festivals and concerts | Boat Rides | Interactive Exhibits | Family Activities | Working Boatyard | Docking | Tours

Visitors to the Museum encounter Chesapeake Bay history first-hand through real people, real work, and original artifacts, visual arts, and indigenous watercraft.

CBMM

The Museum is open year-round, with hours 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.

Museum Store Hours

May, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
June to August, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
September to October, 10 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 www.tcps.k12.md.us/index.html to see if there are any delays or closings.

CBMM Dog Policy
Effective September 1, 2014

During CBMM festivals and special events,
dogs ARE NOT permitted on Museum grounds,
with the exception of certified service dogs.

Leashed dogs ARE permitted on Museum
grounds during regular business hours.

Upcoming Events

Click here to see all upcoming events, festivals, and workshops,
and to get more information about those listed below

October 4-5: Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival
October 25: OysterFest

Individual Admissions

NEW! General admission is now good for two days, excluding festivals.
Prices subject to change.
Adults (ages 18-61) $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
CBMM Members 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 mfisher@cbmm.org
or call 410-745-4981 with questions.

Adult Guided tours for groups of 10 more visitors are available with advance reservations.

PDF CBMM Group Tour rates and Information
PDF A 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.

 

Directions

Download a copy of our Visitor Guide

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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