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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 most Sundays,
1 to 4 p.m., April through November.
Closed on Holidays.
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.

Our Bay’s Oysters
September 24th, 1:30 PM

The Chesapeake Oyster Unveiled!
 Waterman Culture, Oyster Ecology and the Oyster Wars
with Charlotte Rich

($10 Museum Members, $15 Non-Members)


Exciting Choose It! opportunities on sale

Looking for a unique gift? How about a tasty dessert, a handcrafted quilt? A week in a lovely Maine summer home? All items are donated; the proceeds directly support the Captain Avery Museum! Click below for current offerings and to see a preview of upcoming opportunities.

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Thank you to our sponsors!