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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

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My wife and I spent about 6 hours over 2 days at this museum. I brought back many memories of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jim F
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Deerfield Beach, Florida
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when you go to see the Hooper Straight lighthouse, the maritime museum is there too. Good day trip... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
n0ah258
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East Syracuse, New York
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Each time you experience the Chesapeake Bay with us, you’ll find something different. Be sure to talk to our Shipwrights and apprentices in our Shipyard for insight into their current work in progress. Additionally, CBMM offers changing exhibitions...more
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213 N Talbot St, Navy Point, St. Michaels, MD 21663-2103
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a vast outdoor museum that is self guided. Great expanses of land, boats and buildings. The problem we had is the lack of signage, direction or really information. We wandered from area to area, never quite sure what we were looking at. There...More

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CBMM_Editor, General Manager at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your recent visit and especially for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. We understand how you feel, as we have a very large, waterfront campus with numerous exhibitions, which sometimes poses a challenge of ‘where to go next.” We work...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I spent about 6 hours over 2 days at this museum. I brought back many memories of boating on the Chesapeake when young. The exhibits were great and informative.

Thank Jim F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

when you go to see the Hooper Straight lighthouse, the maritime museum is there too. Good day trip when you are in St. Michaels.

Thank n0ah258
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love going to the lighthouse. Kids love the crabs and pulling the crab pots at the dock. All ages will enjoy the tour of the lighthouse. Tour the lighthouse, watch a boat being built, visit all the exhibits. Great way to spend a day.

Thank lmfields
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I love it here That is why we were married here 11-11-11 The lighthouse is beautiful Especially climbing to the top! The gift shop has a wonderful selection We love to visit all the buildings and read about the history in the...More

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CBMM_Editor, Public Relations Manager at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so very much for your review and especially for your membership to CBMM! And... an early happy anniversary to you this year also!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A thoroughly delightful morning at the museum. The “museum” is actually 5 buildings spread out over a large area, many acres, on what was called “Navy Point originally. It is literally a “point” of land jutting into the water,with deep water on three sides. A...More

Thank Thomas C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful site on the Chesapeake Bay to learn through interactive exhibits about life on the Chesapeake. So much to see - we didn't leave enough time to do it all. But we especially loved the lighthouse and watching the shipbuilders at work. We want...More

Thank Barbara J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a lot of time at this museum. There’s a lot of information and location on the water adds to the experience. A added bonus is the admission is for 2 days so there’s no need to hurry through

Thank LDBrennan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This has been in my bucket list for awhile. I’m so glad I finally visited. What a gem. There is so much more than meets the eye because the campus is really hidden from sight. There is a building where you can watch shipbuilders at...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This indoor/outdoor museum has a lighthouse, a number of classic boats including a Skipjack - and very educational exhibits. Great for kids as well.

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charlie s
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Response from MaineLovingGirl |
Thank you for reaching out to us on TripAdvisor. General Museum admission is good for two days and is $15 for adults, $12 for seniors (62+) and students with ID, and $6 for children 6-17. Museum members and children under... More
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