Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

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Learn about CBMM’s programs, exhibitions, and more.

What We Offer

Explore the Chesapeake Bay through hands-on learning, world-class exhibitions, and on-the-water experiences. Watch the restoration of the Bay’s historic vessels in our Working Shipyard. Participate in programs that shine a light on the Bay’s maritime history and culture. You can do it all at your Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum!

A view of CBMM's Hooper Strait Lighthouse and the Miles River

Buy a Boat from CBMM

The Charity Boat Donation Program makes the process of buying a boat simple and straightforward.

Get Involved

Your Membership dues and Annual Fund donations directly support CBMM’s efforts to be a vital community partner and to provide meaningful and accessible experiences to all.

CBMM’s collection contains more than 80,000 objects dedicated to the history of the region

CBMM serves more than 5,000 Maryland public school students, teachers, and chaperones.

Between 70–80% of CBMM’s yearly expenditures go toward our goal of offering the community world-class programming.

CBMM employees are involved with more than 100 community organizations through public service or volunteering.

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You have just a few weeks left to explore The Coming Coast!

This special exhibition that documents the effects of climate change on the Chesapeake Bay region and beyond through the photography of michaelosnyder will be on display in the Van Lennep Auditorium through July 13.

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Do you have your tickets yet for the 35th Antique & Classic Boat Festival and Coastal Arts Fair?

Join us June 16-18 for one of the region`s largest classic boat shows and much more! Highlights include a juried Coastal Arts Fair, a full lineup of engaging seminars, a Field of Dreams for those looking to buy, boat rides, a nautical flea market, and a children’s scavenger hunt. Head to our story to find the ticket link.

📷 George Sass

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