Museums in Calvert County

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Chesapeake Beach Railway Museum

Our mission at the Chesapeake Beach Railway Museum is to link our community with its rich heritage by preserving and presenting it to the general public. Website

Cove Point Lighthouse

The Cove Piece Lighthouse is on a seven-acre point of land in one of the narrowest areas of the Chesapeake Bay, which has been tastefully repaired and repurposed. Rent the beautiful keeper’s house, which sleeps up to 16 people. Visitors may take in views of Calvert Cliffs, climb to the lighthouse’s base for a closer look, and find out more about the Chesapeake Bay’s longest continually operational lighthouse throughout the summer. Website

Stephen J. Godfrey Ph.D

As a sculptor, Stephen has worked on exhibits for the Field Museum, Chicago; the American Museum of Natural History, New York City; the Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm, Sweden; the Noorder Dierenpark in Emman; the Hayashibara Museum of Natural History, Japan; Universal Studios Islands of Adventure; and Disney’s Animal Kingdom in Orlando.They include Deltadromeus, Jobaria, Sarcosuchus, and Suchomimus, all of which he has sculpted for an exhibition of extinct African reptiles. Dr Paul Sereno (University of Chicago), National Geographic, and Project Exploration commissioned these sculptures, which I executed. Website

Bayside History Museum

The goal of the Bayside History Museum is to educate the public about the impact that the Chesapeake Bay environment has had on local cultures from Fairhaven to Plum Point, dating back to ancient times. This link will be preserved for future generations via the Bayside History Museum’s study and interpretation of its collections, historical teaching, and preservation of historically significant materials. Website

Drum Point Lighthouse

Calvert Marine Museum is an educational, nonprofit, regional museum committed to preserving and interpreting Southern Maryland’s cultural and natural heritage. These waters’ maritime history, palaeontology, and estuarine life are all fundamental to what we do here at the Museum of the Chesapeake Bay & Patuxent River. The Calvert County Government owns and operates the museum. Website

Calvert Marine Museum

The Calvert Marine Museum is a locally focused, open to the public, nonprofit museum. Southern Maryland’s cultural and ecological heritage is at the heart of our mission. The Patuxent River estuary and the Chesapeake Bay’s maritime heritage are vital to our mission. School field excursions, concerts, talks, the Road Scholar Elderhostel Program, summer camps, and special events during spring and holiday breaks are just exciting things you may do while you’re here. When you join the CMM, you’ll get a year of free entry, savings in the Museum Store, and early access to concert tickets. Website

Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum

Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum (JPPM) is a 560-acre park located along the Patuxent River in Calvert County, Maryland, with 2.6 miles of coastline, 10 miles of trails, 65 archaeological sites, and free programmes and activities year-round! You’ll get a deeper understanding of the land and the people who previously lived here, whether you come to stroll our miles of trails, visit our Visitor Center’s interactive displays, or attend one of our educational programmes or events. Our park is available year-round from 7:30 a.m. to sunset and is completely free. Website