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


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.