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Multiple buildings each with a different nautical story, from women in boating, building a ship with colonial methods, different work boats of the Chesapeake, and a real lighthouse to explore.
Was beyond impressed with the content, interactive nature of this museum. Composed of several buildings, each devoted to a different aspect of life on the Chesapeake, the detail and quality are better than most historical museums I've been to. Definitely recommend - something…
It's a big place with lots to see. I would allow a minimum of 90 minutes, but you could easily spend several hours there. I especially liked seeing how the shipwrights were constructing a boat using traditional woods and methods. We were there on a nice day in February, so we…
We lucked out to have a sunny day in the high fifties to stroll around this beautiful museum. I learned a lot about the harvesting of oysters, care of the water and the life of the folks who worked there, including slave and immigrant workers.
The museum with its multiple exhibits focuses on the watermen who for decades have fished for oysters and crabs. However, it also covers boats of many varieties, and offers boatbuilding classes and tours as well as a screw pile lighthouse of the type that was once common on the…