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Chesapeake Exploration Center

425 Piney Narrows Rd, Chester, Kent Island, MD 21619-2401
+1 410-604-2100
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Small museum with some interesting information and artifacts about the Chesapeake Bay and region... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2017
Mike A
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Chester, Maryland
via mobile
Beautiful location, interest for the whole family

The receptionists were super friendly and helpful. There's not a lot here, but what is here is... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
30POP
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Annapolis, Maryland
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425 Piney Narrows Rd, Chester, Kent Island, MD 21619-2401
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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Small museum with some interesting information and artifacts about the Chesapeake Bay and region. Conveniently located near the Kent Narrows and numerous local restaurants.

Thank Mike A
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The receptionists were super friendly and helpful. There's not a lot here, but what is here is interesting for all ages: baby horseshoe crabs, turtle mascot, old maps and photos. The towers offer a beautiful view of the Kent Narrows. The lawn in front offers...More

Thank 30POP
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Nice place to stop for a quick read about the area and a few small animals for the kids. Nothing special.

Thank Bob_Cruiser
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful view for the top of the building !! Of the bay !! Awesome place ! You can learn all about the bay and fish swimming in it !! Everyone is very friendly !!

1  Thank Debbie S
Reviewed 2 November 2016

I had my picnic lunch and this was suggested as a good place to stop and enjoy it. Good picnic spot with great views. Welcome center has nice exhibits and bathrooms. I don't think there is food available close by, but its easy on and...More

Thank CSSnowshoer
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This center has a mini-museum atmosphere focused on the features of the Chesapeake Bay area. There are exhibits that you can touch and some to look at. The piece de resistance is the lookout tower that gives you a breathtaking view of the area. There...More

Thank Rosanne C
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Many interesting activities occur at this site, and an interesting place for those that want to see and realize what Kent Island was in the past. A skip jack (vessel) was built on this site for the education of the locals interesting in ship building....More

1  Thank pattye691
Reviewed 16 March 2016

A learning experience for all of us to witness of the teas formation of the Chesapeake Bay and the surrounding counties and cities. Makes you yearn for a time long bye.

1  Thank Michael K
Reviewed 18 December 2015

The official name for this place is Chesapeake Heritage and Visitor Center. The building is located on the Chesapeake Bay in Kent Island (exit 41-of Rt. 50). It is also Queen Ann's County Tourist Information Center. There are two exhibits in two good size rooms...More

Thank Prawet J
Reviewed 28 October 2015

The exploration center, grounds and Queen Anne's Visitors Center feature interesting displays and exhibits about the area as well as helpful and friendly staff. There's a police station on grounds as well. Easy on and off the highway, plenty of parking. Bathrooms are clean.

Thank gostartraveler
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