The J. Millard Tawes Museum & Gift Shop


The J. Tawes Historical Museum is located on the Somers Cove Marina, Crisfield, Maryland, United States. The museum focuses on the history of the Lower Shore region, including the local people, towns and industry.

At the Governor J. Millard Tawes Museum on Ninth Street you will find the following:

  • History of Crisfield and surrounding area
  • Working Crab Shanty
  • Gift Shop

The museum shop offers the area’s largest selection of regional, children’s and cookbooks, as well as unique gifts and souvenirs.

Museum and gift shop are open May-November Tuesdays- Saturdays- 10-2