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The Evolution of the Fishing Schooner

See our new exhibit featuring half hulls by Brad Story

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Gloucester’s Working Waterfront

Learn about boatbuilding and see the country's oldest continuously working Marine Railway.

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Sail on the Schooner Ardelle

Capt. Harold Burnham is sailing again! Check our calendar for the schedule.

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Sea Pocket Lab Aquarium - Newly renovated

Better than ever!

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Interactive Maritime Exhibits

Discover Gloucester's fishing heritage in the "Fitting Out" exhibit.

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Sunday, August 19th

Evening in White

Click here for details.

Yoga on the Pier

Yoga on the pier is back!

Cape Ann Power Yoga will hold classes Saturdays & Sundays Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend on the Pier at Maritime Gloucester 8am -9am $10 for MG & CAPY members and $15 for community members.

Get details and reserve your spot here

Bring your mat, drop ins welcome! Namaste

Gloucester Gig Rowers

Gloucester Harbor Race 2018

Annual Rowing Harbor Race.  We welcome pilot gigs, whaleboats, dories, and other traditional rowing craft.  This is a  3+ mile triangular course in historic Gloucester harbor.

$35 per person includes lunch. Register before September 1st and get a hat too! A signed waiver form is required to complete your registration. Visit the Gig-Rowers Harbor Race page for  the form and for more information.  Click here to register for the race. Click here for a PDF of the registration form to be filled out and returned (directions are on the form).

Viking Ship in Gloucester

Polaris!

Stuart Boyd had a dream to build a Viking boat. Built in Washington State, the Polaris traveled cross-country with a stop at the Essex Shipbuilding Museum for some finish work. She will be docked this summer on our Harriet Webster Pier. For more information or to book a trip, please visit their website, norsvald.com.

 

Membership

Join today!

Membership to Maritime Gloucester is more than just a yearly commitment to our organization. You are part of the team! Join today as a new member, renew your support by signing up again this year, or give the gift of membership as a great holiday gift giving idea.

Members receive:

Unlimited admission to Exhibits, Aquarium & Children’s Drop-in Programs

10% discount in the Museum Shop and sails on the Schooner Ardelle

Special $20 tickets on Ardelle’s Tuesday sails

Invitations to special Members-Only Events

Reduced tuition on programs & classes

Discount to rent our site for Special Events & Parties

Newsletters, announcements and special reports

Opportunity to join our community Gig Rowing Program

Click here to join on-line

Annual Appeal

PLEASE GIVE GENEROUSLY TO THE ANNUAL FUND

Please give generously to our Annual Fund. Your tax-deductible contributions help us welcome visitors, students and educators to our facility and continue our educational outreach, keep the stories and activities of our maritime heritage alive and inspire new ocean leaders! Thank you for making this all possible with your gift. 

Click here to donate online.

Field Trip Season

Plan your next trip with us

Field trip programming is available to school groups, homeschool, afterschool, and enrichment programs during weekday hours from 8:30am-5:00pm.

Our programs can accommodate group sizes up to 75 students on-shore or 30 students aboard the Schooner Ardelle. For groups over 75 students, we are happy to collaborate with other local museums and attractions to provide joint programming.

To learn about program options and pricing click HERE.

Calling all Docents

History Buff? People Person? Join our Docent Team!

Maritime Gloucester seeks volunteer docents for our galleries and waterfront campus. Docents conduct tours and generally engage with our visitors.Training will be provided with opportunities to shadow current docents. Ideal candidates should be cheerful, curious, strong public speakers, and have knowledge and interest in Cape Ann’s maritime history and culture. If you are interested, please email volunteer@maritimegloucester.org.

Newsletter sign-up

Don't miss out!

Click here to sign up for our fun-filled e-newsletter.

Feel good about spending!

Support Maritime Gloucester while you shop.

Amazon will donate a portion of your online purchases to Maritime Gloucester - at no extra cost to you!   Simply click the link to designate Maritime Gloucester as your AmazonSmile partner.  Once is all it takes and Maritime Gloucester will benefit from all eligible Amazon purchases.