Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Weddings & Private Events

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
213 N. Talbot St.
P.O. Box 636
St. Michaels, MD 21663

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With its tranquil waterfront setting on Navy Point—overlooking the beautiful Miles River and beyond—the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is a setting unlike any other. Several areas of the museum may be rented for wedding receptions, cocktail parties, and private events.

Charter the 1920 buyboat Winnie Estelle for your next special event!

Special occasions will be remembered for a lifetime when you book a private charter aboard the Winne Estelle. Just imagine, a special birthday party, a sail for your grandkids, or a sunset cocktail curise before a wedding rehearsal dinner. Day charters aboard the Winnie Estelle are available for your private use. Departs from CBMM along the Miles River. We'll supply the captain, crew, and fuel, all you need to do is supply the people and fun! Availability limited, advanced reservations and 50% deposit required.  Click here for more information.

A nationally recognized institution dedicated to preserving the heritage of the Chesapeake, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum brings the warm and casually elegant hospitality of the Eastern Shore of Maryland to each special occasion. Set on a private eighteen-acre campus with over 2,000 feet of waterfront in the village of St. Michaels, the Museum offers spectacular sunset views of the Miles River, unique venues, and first-class event coordination to complement every occasion.

For information about hosting your special event in a special setting, contact the Special Events Coordinator,
Ida Heelan at 410-745-4944 or