Working to preserve, present, and participate in the rich maritime and cultural heritage of Mathews, Virginia.
Just arrived! -
• 1974 Clipper Marine 26
• 1988 Chesapeake Classic 24
• Hobie Cat 16, w/trailer
The Freya - This 1953 steel sailboat, built by Gilbert Klingle, will soon make its way to our Gwynn's Island Boat Shop. The shop sits at the original location of Klingel’s Gwynn’s Island Boat Yard, where he manufactured metal boats.
We're Growing - And so is our collection of artifacts. When you support the Mathews Maritime Foundation and Museum, you're helping fund educational programs, restore historic boats, and preserve the maritime history of our county.
Tax deductible donations can be made through giverichmond.org or by cash, check, or PayPal.
Our mailing address is:
Mathews Maritime Foundation
PO Box 1201
Mathews, VA 23109
For donations being made in honor of Dave Mortimer, please use the special button below.
All other donations, click here to Donate.
In Urbanna - We need you! Join our volunteers at the upcoming Urbanna Oyster Festival.
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WWII Veterans & Merchant Marines - The museum will continue to be open on weekends throughout October, Fri. & Sat.'s, from 10-noon. You can also call 804-725-4444 to visit by request.