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PO Box 97
14200 Solomons Island Road
Solomons, MD 20688
P: 410-326-2042
F: 410-326-6691

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First Free Friday

First Free Friday takes place the first Friday of every month. The museum is open free to the public from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. There are always docents in every gallery, and frequently local performers will entertain. All performances are either free or on a donation basis, and are family friendly. Check the calendar for specific listings.


CMM Renovation OtterDue to the renovation in the exhibition building,
there will be no First Free Friday events through July, 2014.  First Free Friday will resume on August 1, 2014.

The Exhibition Building is currently undergoing renovations in an effort to meet the community’s needs and growing demand for educational programming. Thank you for your understanding during the construction phase. Learn more.

August 1, 2014 - Museum is open and FREE to the public from 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. The Galleries and Drum Point Lighthouse are open with trained interpreters on hand to answer questions. Free 30 minute cruises on the Wm. B. Tennison. Check back for more information.

September 5, 2014 - Museum is open and FREE to the public from 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. The Galleries and Drum Point Lighthouse are open with trained interpreters on hand to answer questions. Free 30 minute cruises on the Wm. B. Tennison.

October 3, 2014 - Museum is open and FREE to the public from 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.

November 7, 2014 - Museum is open and FREE to the public from 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.

December 5, 2014 - Join us for the Solomons Christmas Walk from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.


From June – September the Drum Point Lighthouse is open.  Free 30 minute cruises on the Wm. B. Tennison are available May, June and September, sponsored by Dennis and Jan Biennas and M&T Bank.

In December, the Christmas Walk coincides with First Free Friday and the museum is open from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m., both Friday and Saturday, the first full weekend in December.