2015 Summer Programs

Sail a schooner, build a robot, create ocean art. Register today!


Discover the Think Tank

Play Maritime Gloucester's interactive fisheries game in our newest exhibit!


Gloucester’s Working Waterfront

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


Sail on the Schooner Ardelle

Sails leave daily from Maritime Gloucester. Purchase tickets online below.


Sea Pocket Lab Aquarium

Touch hermit crabs, skates, sea stars and lobsters and learn about Cape Ann's coastal habitats.


Interactive Maritime Exhibits

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

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Maritime Gloucester is now open!

Maritime Gloucester is now open daily, 10am - 6pm, for the 2015 season.  Discover the science and history of Gloucester Harbor as you explore the aquarium, galleries, and schooners!

Check out our rare colorful lobsters, thanks to Mortillaro's Lobster Company.

Friday, June 12

Maritime Gloucester is 15!

On Friday, June 12 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., join us for an evening of great fun marking Maritime Gloucester’s first 15 years. Celebrate founders, supporters, staff and your investment in this vital community organization. 

Wine, beer, hors d'oeuvres, cupcake raffle. Music by Summit Trio. Food by Beach Gourmet and Cakes by Barbara. Under the tent on Harriet Webster Pier.

Purchase your tickets here.


2015 Summer Programs

It's never too soon to register for our upcoming summer programs! Sail a schooner, build a boat, construct a robot, or intern in our Aquarium.  Click the links below for full information on each program.  Space is limited, sign up today!  

June 29 - July 3: Build a Boat (students entering grades 6-9)

July 6 - July 10: Coastal Explorers - Voyagers (ages 12-14)

July 13 - July 17: Marine ROV (students entering grades 6-9) 

July 20 - July 24: SOLD OUT - Sailing and Science  (ages 8-11)

Jul 27 - July 31: Ocean Zones with Art Haven (ages 6-10)

August 3 - August 7: Coastal Explorers - Seafarers (ages 14-17)  

August 10 - August 14: Creature Features with Art Haven (ages 6-10) 

June - August: High School Marine Science Internships

May - October: College Marine Science Internships 

Sharpen Your Pencils!

Working Waterfront Writers Group-Session III

The third session of the Working Waterfront Writers Group kicks off on May 5 at 7:30 pm.

The Gloucester Writers Center and Maritime Gloucester are offering a writers group for current and past waterfront workers led by the Writers Center’s Amanda Cook. Group meets 5 times every other Tuesday May 5 – June 30 from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm.

For more information, please click here

Workshop will meet either in the Sarah Fraser Robbins Classroom or in the Gorton's Gallery through the main entrance to Maritime Gloucester.

Preparing Our Next Generation

2014 Annual Report

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