Toy Boat Building

Toy Boat Building, sponsored by the Patuxent Small Craft Guild, has been part of the museum for over 30 years. Always a highlight at the Maritime Festival in May and Patuxent River Appreciation Days in October, it is now a regular feature of our public programming.

On the fourth Saturday of every month, January through October, make a toy boat from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., with sessions starting on the half hour. A $2 donation per boat is requested; museum admission is required. For ages 5 and up.

2018 Schedule:



September 22
October 27


*Sessions are held in the Boat Basin, weather permitting.
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