The Annapolis Maritime Heritage Portal (Research Collection) is a searchable online collections database of selected photos and archival documents from the Annapolis Maritime Museum’s permanent collection. The selected items reflect the rich maritime heritage of the Annapolis area and the neighborhood of Eastport. This online research portal is made possible by the generous support of the Arts Council of Anne Arundel County.
Accessing the Research Collection
The Annapolis Maritime Museum welcomes the opportunity to share its collections. Access to the collection is granted to researchers and interested parties. To access the collection, email the curator or call 410-295-0104, ext. 13.
The Annapolis Maritime Museum’s Research Library consists of over 1,500 books and periodicals about the local maritime history and ecology of the Chesapeake Bay. The collection includes books, publications, magazines, and research collections. Books cover diverse topics including navigation, weather, maritime history, oyster industry history, local history, boat maintenance (i.e. brightwork), cooking/recipes, and more. Periodicals include local publications such as Skipper Magazine and Wooden Boat.
The Annapolis Maritime Museum makes its Archives and Library available to researchers and students for free. To access the archives and library materials email the curator or call 410-295-0104, ext. 13.