The Calvert Marine Museum is a family museum and every day is an opportunity to create family memories. To take full advantage of our offerings, we encourage you to consider membership
in the museum. We offer special programming during all school holidays. Be sure to check out the Calendar of Events
Sundays, December 15 & 22: Gingerbread Lighthouse Workshops! For children ages 5 and older. Taking place at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. Fee is $4 per child. Sign up at the admission desk the day of. Space is limited - first come, first served. This program is in high demand, so come early to secure your spot.
Thursday, December 26: Chesapeake Critter Highlights. Our museum educators and trained docents will give you an in-depth look at some of our more interesting critters throughout the Estuarium. Running throughout the day; will be announced from the admission desk. Each program runs 15 to 30 minutes and is appropriate for all ages. FREE with museum admission.
Friday, December 27: Focus on Fossils. Bring in your best fossil find to be identified by our qualified staff from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Learn the story of our famous Stafford Hall whale skull; learn how fossils are made; play the fossil game.
Monday, December 30: Maritime Day. Come learn the backstory on the artifacts in our maritime gallery. Dig into our Maritime Exploration Boxes. Learn to tie nautical knots, sing sea chanteys, dress like a waterman and get your picture taken with real oyster tongs.