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Nestled on the banks of the West River, we invite you to enjoy the beauty of our rainscape gardens, our outdoor exhibit, pier and the sweeping views of the Chesapeake Bay. We can’t wait to meet you!

Open all year, dawn till dusk.
MUSEUM Open Sundays, 1 to 4
p.m., April through November.
Leashed dogs welcome!


Our mission is to engage our community and visitors with activities that explore evolving connections to the Chesapeake Bay through the prism of our historic home and waterfront property.

Pickin’ By The Bay
Sunday, May 7th   3-6pm

Featuring “Mixed Business”        

Enjoy food, drink, (by cash purchase) and LIVE music.
Bring your instrument and join the Jam Session before the performance.
Admission $5  –  kids 12 and under are free.


Meet the Ospreys!

Osprey Banding Excursions: June 9
(June 27  is now sold out)

Greg Kearns hosts a unique adventure on the Patuxent River. Learn everything about the amazing osprey. Sign up now!



Foundations for the Future
~  Come Grow with US! ~



Exciting Choose It! opportunities on sale

Although many Choose It items and experiences were purchased at the 2016 Oyster Festival, some options still remain. Looking for a unique gift? How about an elegant dinner or tasty dessert? Handcrafted quilts? Cello lessons? Or a week in a lovely Maine summer home? All items are donated; the proceeds directly support Captain Avery Museum!

Thank you to our sponsors!