Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Visit the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

18 waterfront acres in the heart of St. Michaels, Maryland

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

Rated #1 on TripAdvisor  "Anyone planning an Eastern Shore weekend or vacation should make the CBMM a
must-see activity."- Tom K. Fairfax, Virginia

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Visit CBMM

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

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Visitors to the Museum encounter Chesapeake Bay history first-hand through real people, real work, and original artifacts, visual arts, and indigenous water craft. Options to explore this history are offered through:

Interactive exhibits

Land and Water tours

Special Events & Festivals

There is something different every day – get your hands wet exploring a waterman’s shanty, talk with a boat builder or visiting captain about his vessel, or climb to the top of an 1879 lighthouse for a view of the harbor.

Other unique ways to visit our Museum are to come by boat, docking directly on our site, to host a wedding or private event with us.

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.