Throughout the summer, we offer special programs that invite guests to learn more about both the oyster packing house, and the oyster itself.
Travel back in time to the days when the J.C. Lore Oyster House was a thriving packing house in Solomons. Meet the skimmer, who tracked how many pints were shucked and what the shuckers should be paid. Tie on an apron, become a shucker and experience the challenges and rewards of a piecework wage earner. Along the way, try your hand at oyster tonging; learn to tie a tow line and coil a rope; measure oysters with a special tool; and follow the path an oyster takes through the packing house from unloading at the dock to the shipping room. FREE.
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This special program can also be booked for your group by calling Melissa McCormick at 410-326-2042, ext. 41 or e-mail.
J. C. Lore Oyster House
Hours of Operation
The Lore Oyster House is open weekends in May and September from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. and daily June, July, and August from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m., tides and weather permitting.
J.C. Lore Oyster House
14440 Solomons Island Road S.
Solomons, MD 20688