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Big News at Annapolis Maritime Museum and Park

We are so lucky to have The Annapolis Maritime Museum & Park (AMM) in our backyard! AMM educates youth and adults about the Annapolis area’s rich maritime heritage and the ecology of the Chesapeake Bay through programs, exhibits, and community events. And they have exciting things happening lately!

New Merrill Family Pavilion is Open!

The Annapolis Maritime Museum announced the grand opening and reception of its new 2,600 sq. foot, stunning pavilion. The structure is designed to support compelling

educational, recreational, and cultural programming for people of all ages and abilities (ADA


The pavilion, located adjacent to AMM’s existing Education Center building, will be used

primarily as a covered outdoor classroom for overnights, family programs, and school field

experiences, expanding AMM’s capacity for school and public programming. The Education

Center at AMM provides rich, outdoor learning experiences and serves more than 12,000

students annually, with approximately 45% of those participants from low-income or

underserved communities.

In addition to serving as an outdoor classroom, the pavilion will enable AMM to extend its

meeting/event season into the fall and early spring. Pavilion rentals and ticketed events will

generate vital revenue to support AMM’s education programs, many of which are offered to the community and the county school system free of charge. The striking, custom stone fireplace and distinctive cupola will provide a natural, ambient, and entirely unique design that creates a sense of place and community connection at the water’s edge along Back Creek.

Summer Camps Still Available

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AMM Named Maryland Green Center

Annapolis Maritime Museum and Park is now recognized as a Maryland Green Center! The Maryland Green Center award represents a commitment to the Maryland Green Schools Program and to supporting schools with environmental literacy implementation. There are 46 Green Centers and 642 Maryland Green Schools which represent 36% of all schools in the state. The Maryland Green Schools Act of 2019 provides funds to grow the number of Green Schools in Maryland by 50% by June 2029. AMM is honored to have received this award for leading such impactful Environmental Education programs and the green infrastructure updates we have made to our Park Campus and Education Center.

Host a Birthday Party at AMM

Looking for a fun AND educational spot for your child’s next birthday party? Join the Annapolis Maritime Museum & Park for a Birthday on the Bay! Explore the nature trails and secluded shoreline of our Park Campus during our adventure-filled parties. Each birthday party includes one hour of hands-on activities led by Education staff and one hour for traditional birthday fun. All parties also include a take-home craft.

Birthday parties can be scheduled on Saturdays and Sundays between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. For more information or to book a party, email us, or call us at 410-295-0104 ext. 29.

Want to learn more about visiting The Annapolis Maritime Museum and Park? Click here to check out upcoming events and more!



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