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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...

ANNAPOLIS, MD – (December 20, 2019) The Annapolis Maritime Museum (AMM) will be closing due to construction of their new permanent exhibits beginning December 30th. The AMM anticipates completion of the project in spring 2020. The Museum was most recently renovated in 2008, five years after it was severely damaged by Hurricane Isabel. With the number of visitors increasing annually,...

Jay Fleming 2019 Lecture Annapolis, MD –(December 11, 2019) Warm up this winter with the enlightening Lecture Series at the Annapolis Maritime Museum & Park (AMM) beginning Thursday, January 9, 2020. The popular educational and informative series of eight wintertime talks provides rich and stimulating topics from an esteemed group of scholars, photographers and historians. Lecture...

Legacy Award The Legacy Award is reserved for those who have over a long period of time contributed wisdom and work to the Annapolis Maritime Museum and Park resulting in significant sustained impacts. Eric Rubin, the recipient of the 2019 Legacy Award, has been involved with the Museum for nearly 15 years. This is substantial considering the...

Last week, two of our fantastic volunteers, Captain Craig Biggs and Dennis Krizek, were awarded the Four Rivers Heritage Area  2019 Heritage Volunteers of the Year Award! This award recognizes an outstanding volunteer (or in this case volunteers) who has made a significant difference to the growth, sustainability, programming, or other essential element of a non-profit...