An Evening Under the Spars

Save the Date! Our Gala Fundrasier, September 4, 2015!


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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Our apologies

Plankton Safari cancelled for Saturday, August 1st.

Rare mutant lobsters now in our Aquarium

A Lobster of a Different Color!

Drop by our Aquarium and see some rare and colorful mutant lobsters!  Special thanks to Filippo from Mortillaro's Lobster Co. for the blue and orange lobsters, and Charlie Nugent from F/V Driftwood for the calico lobster.  Photo by Rebecca Visnick.  How rare are these lobsters?  Here are some lobster color statsitics, according to the University of Maine’s Lobster Institute:

Blue Lobster: 1 in 2 million

Orange/Yellow Lobster: 1 in 30 million

Calico Lobster: 1 in 30 million

Save the Date-Friday, Sept. 4th

An Evening Under the Spars-Maritime Gloucester's Annual Gala

Plan to spend the evening under the spars with your friends as we celebrate Maritime Gloucester's programs & people. Schooners-galore! Mark your calendars.

Buy tickets here.

Calling all artists!

Capturing the Light…Sundays Painting on the Pier

This summer, Maritime Gloucester is seeking artists who are interested in painting on Maritime Gloucester’s waterfront site on Sundays during the months of July and August. Times to be determined, but expect a ½ day for the artist(s). Sunday painters will be part of a weekly schedule when artists, maritime tradespeople, educators, and other heritage interpreters share their talents and interests with Maritime Gloucester visitors. If interested, please contact Melanie Murray-Brown by email at mmurray-brown@maritimegloucester.org.

Dates still available include:  Aug. 2 & Aug. 9.

Preparing Our Next Generation

2014 Annual Report

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