Upper Bay Museum

Maryland Field Trips

Field Trip:

Upper Bay Museum

Location: 219 W Walnut St
North East, MD 21901
URL: www.upperbaymuseum.org
Phone: 410-287-2675
Email: info@upperbaymuseum.org
Grades: K – 12th
Subject: History, Science, Nature / Environment, Decoy carving, model boats, commercial hunting and fishing on the upper Chesapeake Bay
Hours: Saturdays and Sundays 12pm-4pm from Memorial Day weekend through mid-October. Available by appointment at other times with 2-3 days notice.
Closed: Closed from mid-October through Memorial Day weekend; available by appointment during off-season.
Cost: FREE for everyone
Parking: Free on-site parking
Accessibility:

  • Accessible routes throughout exhibits
  • Ramps


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Resources to Help Make the Most of Your Trip

NO Free Lesson Plans yes Docent Tours
NO Online Activities NO Homeschool Programs
NO Classes/Workshops NO Scout Badge Programs
NO Trunk and/or Travelling Program NO Virtual tour

About the Upper Bay Museum:

The Upper Bay Museum, located on Walnut Street in the Community Park in North East, MD, houses a large collection of water related articles portraying the heritage of the Upper Bay Area. The museum houses displays of hunting, boating and fishing artifacts native to the Upper Chesapeake Bay. Visitors can trace the history of the waterfowl hunter through exhibits of outlawed gunning rigs and skillfully carved decoys. They can also follow the progress of Bay boating and fishing with many displays of model boats, commercial fishing nets and one of the country’s best collections of marine engines. From the serious market waterfowl hunter to the hardy commercial fisherman, watermen of every description have shaped the culture of this region.


We have a model of an Atlantic Sturgeon that was caught nearby – it’s HUGE! Also, a shotgun that was used by Babe Ruth.


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