• St. Michaels, Maryland
  • Phillips Wharf Environmental Center

    • Attractions and Museums
    21604 Chicken Point Road
    Tilghman, MD 21671
    (410) 886-9200
    410-886-1056 (fax)
    Hours:
    The center is open from April 1st to November 30, Thursday-Sunday from 10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

    About Us

    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 read more
    • About

      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.

    • Media

    • Member Events

      Saturday Nov 3, 2018
      OysterJam 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