Acres of Rustic Elegance
Our waterfront museum was home to waterman Salem Avery and his family in the 19th Century. Our exclusive venue includes spacious indoor and outdoor reception areas and private gardens.
Our 20th Century Great Room has a high ceiling and beautiful wood floor.
All of our first-floor rooms are ADA compliant. At the top of the stairs, the wedding party can prepare for their entrance in our beautifully-appointed suite decorated with period antiques.
Sit on our porch overlooking our entrance to the Chesapeake Bay and our expansive lawn.
Our catering kitchen will help stage a cocktail reception for 120 or a sit-down dinner for 60.
Outback, our vintage Boathouse is situated in our 21st Century Raingarden that helps protect our beloved Chesapeake Bay. We offer on-site parking for 50 cars.
Our Price List
$500 for a four-hour party or meeting indoors or out - for up to 75 people.
$2,000 for our exclusive wedding package - including rehearsal the evening before the special day, access for set-up and caterers and use of our Bridal Retreat for preparations.
See our special wedding package details below.
Captain Avery Museum
1418 E. West Shady Side Road
P.O. Box 89
Shady Side, MD 20764
We are a 501(3)C Not-For -Profit
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Contact Donna at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 410-867-4486 to arrange a visit.