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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

213 N Talbot St, Navy Point, St. Michaels, MD 21663-2103
+1 410-745-2916
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This place was worth the $15 admission . So much to see and do, kids will love it. Met volunteer... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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It was 95 degrees if not more the day I visited and the most of it is outside. But, it was... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Annapolis, Maryland
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Experience how people live, work and play on the Chesapeake Bay - cruise on the Miles River,get your hands wet exploring a waterman's shanty, let our boat builders show you their magic, or climb to the top of an 1879 lighthouse. Come do the Bay, your way.
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
213 N Talbot St, Navy Point, St. Michaels, MD 21663-2103
+1 410-745-2916
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place was worth the $15 admission . So much to see and do, kids will love it. Met volunteer Dudley Boycott, a 94 year old sail maker-could have spent the whole day hanging out with him. There is a photography exhibit by de Gast...More

Thank cmckerley
Reviewed yesterday

It was 95 degrees if not more the day I visited and the most of it is outside. But, it was interesting and different. Lots of people to talk to building boats, etc.

Thank emcgowan
Reviewed 3 days ago

The brochure lists 4 sites if you only have 90 minutes or less and the remaining sites if you have 3-4 hours. We visited all 14 sites in about 90 minutes and while we did not read every single item, we did not rush through...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My husband and I drove to St Michael's on a Sunday afternoon in search of the winery. After we found the "tasting room" (which I will describe in a separate review), we decided to check out the CBMM (Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum). We arrived shortly...More

Thank KatbunzNJ
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is an interactive museum. Be prepared to walk outside! The exhibits were terrific and despite the awful heat wave while there, we thoroughly enjoyed this place. Lots to see. Worth the admission.

Thank Marie C
Reviewed 5 days ago

On the harbor just as you leave St. Michael's, MD is this working museum. Boats are being restored, classes taught on building, exhibits showcasing the Water-man's life, and Chesapeake living abound. The facilities are fresh and new, and too much to see in just one...More

Thank P_Phogg
Reviewed 6 days ago

Wanted to see the light house but for 15.00 we decided on not, you could charge 5 and that would probably bring more people inMore

Thank queensfunds
CBMM_Editor, General Manager at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank for taking the time to write this TripAdvisor review and especially for experiencing St. Michaels, Md. We appreciate your comments. Our management team evaluates the admissions fees annually and believes we are very competitive with other local attractions. We encourage our guests to enjoy...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Even in the heat of summer fascinating place. Loved seeing how the boats are repaired/made. Different types to accommodate the waters. Waterman info was great!

Thank DebbieMcGee
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the museum in mid July. The admission price gets you a two day pass so you do not have to do everything at once. We were there in the morning, left to do the Patriot boat ride tour (a seperate activity with seperate...More

Thank D P
Reviewed 1 week ago

The display - I wish I could post pictures of the early days of oyster'ing in the Chesapeake were fantastic! I had read the book Oyster - which is more about the growth of the Oyster industry in Australia but it does touch on the...More

Thank Nora A
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charlie s
16 April 2015|
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