Venue Rental

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The Captain Avery Museum and waterfront grounds are available for rental for private events.

The waterfront grounds of the Museum are ideal for weddings and family reunions. The Great Room is a lovely, private setting for conferences, small parties, and business luncheons.

The Museum grounds sit on the West River with views to the Chesapeake Bay. The Museum is a National Historic Landmark. In addition to renting the building and grounds together, other rental options are available. 

Call (410) 867-4486 to discuss your upcoming event or inquire via email!



• Generous kitchen with ample space for staging and warming food

• Refrigerator, sinks, stove, oven and dishwasher

• Ramped entry

• Outdoor staging available.

• Two, ADA compliant restrooms, with toilet and sink.
• Wifi Access/Guest

• 42” Hi-Def Monitor (Great Room)

• Projection Screen (Great Room)

• Public Address System w/Microphones (Great Room)

• Overlooking Chesapeake Bay

• Overlooking West River

• Raingardens

• Raingarden Footbridge

• 19th Century Museum, National Register of Historic Places


• 42’ x 25’ temperature-controlled gallery

• Seated Meal; Accommodates 68

• Theater or Reception-Style Accommodates 125

• Ceiling; 10’ High, natural wood

• Floor; Natural wood; Dancing=Yes

• Eight 9’ Tables

• 125 Chairs

• Walls: Gallery, with either permanent or featured exhibit art

• Fantastic view of West River and Chesapeake Bay.

• 35’ x 10’ with wicker chairs and benches

• Ideal for bar/refreshment or break-out area

• Fantastic view of West River and Chesapeake Bay.

• Perfect for bridal party or honored guests to descend into reception

• Exterior access to second floor library/study allows party to gain private entry to second floor.


• Accommodates: 125

• Tenting space available

• Fantastic view of West River and Chesapeake Bay.

• Fantastic view of West River and Chesapeake Bay.
• Serene, with colorful native landscaping

• Promenade with pedestrian footbridge

• Ideal for high-tops and bar/refreshments.