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The Annapolis Maritime Museum & Park offers guided tours of the facility by highly trained docents. Schedule one today!

The Annapolis Maritime Museum & Park offers guided tours for large groups or groups looking to visit outside of regular museum hours, based on availability. Tours offered by trained docents during Museum hours are free of charge.

Museum Tours

Private Museum Tour:

Price: $8.00 per person Length: 1 hour (45-minute tour with 15 minutes built in for questions) Recommended for group sizes between 12 and 15 people. Join a trained docent for a one-hour tour of the museum’s permanent exhibit. Learn about Bay ecology in our ecology corner and witness an exclusive feeding in our 850-gallon aquarium. Learn about harvesting seafood from the waters of the Chesapeake Bay and how workers at McNasby’s processed seafood for sale to restaurants and grocery stores. Additional visuals not regularly accessible to the public will be provided during the tour.

Family Tour:

Price: $2.00 per person Length: 1 hour (10-minute tour with 50 minutes of free exploration) Recommended for group sizes between 1-12 people. Interested in exploring the Annapolis Maritime Museum? Staff can make the museum available for your family or group upon request. After a brief tour (10 minutes) which includes a fish and crab feeding, guests may explore the museum on their own for up to 1 hour.

Education Tour:

Price: $75.00 for up to 12 students ($6.00 for each additional student, adult chaperones no charge) Length: 1 hour total (exclusively for school and children-aged groups). AMM Education staff will conduct a one-hour educational tour of the museum’s permanent exhibit. Witness an exclusive feeding in our 850-gallon aquarium and then meet/touch one Chesapeake Bay Critter. Learn about harvesting seafood from the waters of the Chesapeake Bay and climb aboard our workboat exhibit to dress up like a waterman and try hand-tonging for oysters!

Exhibit Audio Tour:

Price: Tour is Free, headphones available for $1.00 Length: 25 minutes This audio tour is designed for visitors to enjoy on their personal devices and lasts roughly 25 minutes. The tour narration leads visitors through the permanent exhibit “Oysters on the Half Shell”. This tour engages with the maritime history of Annapolis through the voices and stories of those who lived and worked on the water. Special thanks to tour funders the Arts Council of Anne Arundel CountyEastport Civic Association, and to Remember Inc. for their work in creating this new tour.