Things to Do Museums

Captain Avery Museum

1418 East West Shady Side Road, Shady Side, MD 20764
(410) 867-4486
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About Captain Avery Museum

The Museum is the circa 1859 historic waterman's home of Captain Salem Avery and his family. This National Historic Landmark is where we collect, preserve and share local Chesapeake history and the stories of our families. The Museum is a center for our community to have fun together, celebrating the culture of the Bay-past, present, and future. Hours of Operation Museum: Sundays, 1 - 4 pm. Open from the first Sunday in April to the last Sunday in November (or December 1, if that is a Sunday). The museum is closed on Easter Sunday and any other holidays that fall on a Sunday. Library: Mondays, 12 - 3 pm year round, except around Christmas. To verify that we are open, call 410-867-4486. Outdoor Exhibits: every day, dawn to dusk

Attraction

General

- Family Friendly

- Pet Friendly

- Reservation Recommended

Onsite

- Group Tours Available

- Outdoor Picnic Area (covered)

- Private Tours Available

- Restrooms Onsite


General

Accessibility

- Wheelchair

Transportation

- Bus Parking

- Free Parking


Annual Annapolis Oyster Festival
Captain Avery Museum

Annual Annapolis Oyster Festival

October 21, 2018

Enjoy food, live music by local artists, unique crafts, face painting and demonstrations highlighting the vital role oysters play in maintaining the health of the Chesapeake Bay. Seafood lovers are invited to feast on raw and fried oysters, oyster stew, fried oyster roll sushi, cream of crab soup, Maryland crab soup, and much more. Hamburgers, hotdogs and homemade desserts will also be available.