The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum's new visitor center drew crowds to its Bay-built boats on display. Image: Cheryl Costello

VIDEO: Maritime Museum’s New Visitor Center Celebrates Bay-Born Boats and Watermen

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum has some of the broadest reach in the Bay region when it comes to educating tourists and locals about our waterfront history and culture.

And their new visitor center, which just debuted on Saturday, welcomes folks right into the rich heritage of Bay-built boats and the watermen who make a living on those boats.

Cheryl Costello shows us the $8 million building through the eyes of a featured waterman’s family. Watch below: