Phillips Wharf Environmental Center
- Attractions and Museums
Phillips Wharf Environmental Center leads
the journey to discover the secret lives
of Bay Creatures.
Explore, Experience, & Enjoy our Touch Tanks,
an up close and personal encounter with
Chesapeake Bay Critters.
Before you sit down to that table full of Steamed Crabs join us for a learning adventure through the Life Cycle
of the Blue Crab.
Learn about the interesting history of the Chesapeake Bay, from Captain John Smith to the present day watermen. Learn the enviromental, scientific and commercial importance of this productive estuary.
Member EventsSaturday Nov 3, 2018OysterJam will feature oysters from all over the state of Maryland giving you the opportunity to taste the differences between oysters grown in areas of the Bay and its estuaries. Oysters will be both aquaculture grown and wild caught to highlight how both disciplines can work side by side to offer profitable future harvests for everyone. Oysters will be offered raw, fried, steamed, in stew, and in signature dishes offered by select local restaurants. ...read more