Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum 213 N Talbot St • Saint Michaels • MD 21663


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PRICES: What's this going to cost?

Rental Fee
  • $3,750–12,500/event
  • Rental fee varies depending on:
    • Space reserved
    • Type of event
  • Navy Point | $12,500
    Accommodates 250 guests. Includes use of the upper at lower waterfront At Play On the Bay decks or grassy area by the Tolchester Beach Bandstand for cocktails. The Small Boat Shed may be added ($250 for cocktails, $500 for ceremony).

    Small Boat Shed | $11,500
    Accommodates 100 seated and 200 standing. Rehearsal dinners are $4,250 when booked with a wedding, or $6,250 when booked independently.

    Fogg's Landing | $9,750
    Accommodates 200 guests. Includes access to the decks around the Steamboat Building and a private entrance through the Milk House gate.

    Van Lennep Auditorium | $3,750
    Accommodates 70 seated and 150 standing. Rehearsal dinners are $2,250 when booked with a wedding, or $3,250 when booked independently.


Indoors Outdoors
Ceremony Seated 175 250
Cocktails, etc. Standing 200 250
Reception Seated 100 250
Meetings Total meeting capacity for this venue is 0.

Please contact the venue for additional capacity information.

Venue Details

Site Uses

  • Ceremony
  • Outdoor Ceremony
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Outdoor Reception
  • Small Wedding
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Special Events / Parties
  • Business Functions / Meetings

Essential Info


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Preferred list

There is a $2,500 fee for using a non-preferred caterer.



Amplified Music

Some restrictions

Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair accessible


Year-round, daily.

Venue Type

Buildings & other settings available:

  • Beach Wedding Ceremony
  • Museum
  • Beach / Ocean
  • Unique
  • Historic / Landmark Building
  • Ship / Yacht / Boat

Venue Views

Peep the views you’ll enjoy from this venue!

  • Ocean / Bay
  • Panoramic


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