Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Founded in 1965, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum has expanded from a two acre campus to an 18-acre waterfront. On permanent display are collections of Chesapeake Bay artifacts, visual arts, and watercraft. There are also exhibits about a wide swath of topics, ranging from Native American life to naval history to recreation in the Bay area. The exhibits are not only static displays but include people from the area who can speak directly about what life was (and is) like around the Chesapeake Bay.