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Photography by Kaitlyn McQuaid The Annapolis Maritime Museum & Park (AMM) regretfully announces the cancellation of the 2021 Annapolis Oyster Roast & Sock Burning. For months AMM has been hopeful that it would be able to resume this beloved Annapolis tradition, typically scheduled on March 20th, close to the spring equinox. However, after closely monitoring the pandemic...

Annapolis, MD– (December 8, 2020) Warm up this winter in the comfort of your own home with the enlightening Winter Lecture Series hosted by the Annapolis Maritime Museum & Park (AMM) beginning Thursday, January 7, 2021. The popular educational and informative series of eight wintertime talks provides rich and stimulating topics from an esteemed group...

A large-scale Stormwater Management Project is underway at the Annapolis Maritime Museum & Park’s (AMM) 12-acre Park Campus, located at 7300 Edgewood Road, Annapolis, also known as the Ellen O. Moyer Nature Park. This project was made possible by a grant from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources’ (DNR) Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays Trust...

The Annapolis Maritime Museum & Park (AMM) announced today the much-anticipated launch of the historic skipjack Wilma Lee’s public cruises. Starting August 8th, 2020 at 3pm at City Dock, the AMM will offer a variety of excursions, including Heritage Tours, Sunset Cruises and Wednesday Night Race Watch Parties. A formal ribbon cutting ceremony with Mayor...

ANNAPOLIS, MD – (March 12, 2020) Along with our entire community, we have been cautiously optimistic regarding the COVID-19. For the last week, we've been closely monitoring the situation, hoping that we'll be able to proceed in hosting Annapolis's beloved tradition, the 2020 Annapolis Oyster Roast & Sock Burning. Late today, Thursday, March 12, Governor Hogan announced several steps to safeguard...

ANNAPOLIS, MD – (February 25, 2020) The Annapolis Maritime Museum and Park (AMM) is pleased to announce the addition of three new board members. Joining the board are Jay Fleming, Ann Schweitzer, and Cindy Whittle. They will join 14 distinguished board members as the AMM continues to grow and expand in 202o and beyond. “These three individuals bring valuable perspectives...

ANNAPOLIS, MD – (January 20, 2020) “Goodbye to winter, only deck shoes we wear! Though the socks we are burning leave a stink in the air!” So reads the poem recited each year as hundreds of Annapolitans gather around a waterfront bonfire at the Annapolis Maritime Museum to burn their socks.     At this most curious of traditions, the Annapolis Oyster...