Marine Science and Maritime Heritage

Drop-In Programs

2018 Summer Drop In Programs (10 programs/week)

Typically, summer programs are FREE with admission or Maritime Gloucester membership. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Most activities are suitable for general audience unless specified. Schedule is subject to change, as some of the activities are weather-dependent. Call ahead, check online or ask at our Admission Desk to confirm the daily schedule. Activities and demonstrations take place at locations throughout Maritime Gloucester. Refer to the map on our Visitor’s Guide for more information.


Oysters on the Pier


Visit the Oyster Upweller on our pier and learn all about these incredible mollusks. Meet on the pier Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday at noon.

12:00 pm–1:00 pm

Audience: all ages
Cost: Free with Admission/Membership