Historical Attractions

Maritime Gloucester Gloucester

Where is it at?

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Maritime Gloucester
23 Harbor Loop
Tel: 978 281 0470


Those arriving on Cape Ann via Route 128 can exit at the Grant Circle Rotary, or at the end of Route 128 (Eastern Avenue Traffic Lights), and head to Harbor Loop and Maritime Gloucester.

Where are we going today?

Maritime Gloucester is America's oldest seaport still supporting a working waterfront.

Features include an aquarium with touch tanks and maritime exhibit gallery with interactive stations plus summer classes and programs aimed at families.

The National Marine Sanctuary Exhibit is highly valid and educational and well worth a stop, plus the marine research laboratory offers drop in sessions.

Activities include sailing jaunts on the Schooner Ardelle, or lobstering at the Wetsern Edge.

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How much does it cost?

  • Adults$8
  • Children$4
  • Free Under: 4 years.

When can we go?

May 25th through to October Monday through Sunday 10am to 6pm.

Teachers corner

Seasonally, they provide field study programs at local coastal habitat areas and on historic Gloucester Harbor aboard their fully equipped vessel the Schooner Ardelle. All of their programming units are designed around hands-on, place based activities and are linked directly to the K-12 Massachusetts State STEM and History Frameworks..

Can I get one of those?

Well stocked marine museum shop available..

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