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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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Exhibit Areas of the Calvert Marine Museum

In our 29,000 square foot exhibition building you can explore our three permanent exhibit galleries: Paleontology of the Miocene epoch, Marine Life of the Chesapeake Bay, and the Maritime Heritage of Southern Maryland. Be sure to visit the Discovery Room - for visitors of all ages, and our Museum Store

Discovery Room
In the Discovery Room, visitors can search for real 8-12 million year-old fossils, as well as see and touch many features and creatures.
Skates and Rays
Located off the lobby, the "Secrets of the Mermaid's Purse" exhibit lets visitors get an up-close look at skates and rays.
Estuarine Biology
The natural environment of the surrounding Chesapeake Bay area encompasses a rich diversity of life inhabiting the largest estuary in America.
Maritime History
The Maritime Heritage of Southern Maryland is the story of human interaction with the environment as well as the maritime and cultural heritage of the region.
Our permanent paleontology collection consists of over 40,000 cataloged specimens ranging in age from 6-18 million years.
Self Guided Tours
Self-guided tours allow you the freedom to visit at your own pace.