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Maritime Gloucester is Cape Ann's destination for maritime fun with facilities located on Gloucester's historic harbor. You can get inspired by the wonders of marine life, learn about the area's rich maritime heritage, meet ocean creatures, talk to...more
This lovely small museum shares all aspects of Gloucester's maritime and fishing heritage. It is especially good for Kids, with a number of interactive exhibits. There is a nice little gift shop as well. A real bonus is the restored schooner the Adventure docked at...More
I had a couple hours to kill so I came to town to find some good seafood. Stopped in the museum (closed for the season) but the lady at the desk was very friendly and recommended several places to eat and things to do in...More
Being a long time lover of the string of coastal beauties that Gloucester rests in the midst of, it's hard to explain why it stands out to me. It just does! If I had to choose just one place to sit, eat a Lobster Roll...More
Water and ships define the heart of the city; it calms down to a quiet town in the winter, but it is a bustling place in Spring & Summer, because of what you can do on the water. Don't miss it: this is a WORKING...More
Extremely small museum with very few exhibits. The entrance fee is rather large considering the size of the museum. There are a few hands on exhibits that I am sure the children would enjoy. Not what we expected for a museum.
Had not planned on going here, but found the small museum and we were very, very pleased with the touch tank, the staff, and especially the diving area. The staff were very knowledgeable and friendly. Highly recommend as my children learned a great deal about...More
My boyfriend and I stopped in here on a day trip to Gloucester. They have some really cool interactive exhibits, and the docents were especially knowledgeable and friendly. There's also an aquarium stocked with critters caught right out in the harbor, and a touch tank...More
We brought our three grandchildren to this very nice museum of living history with live fish and models of fish. They had a great time looking for the creatures who are given a nice home in the tanks that seemed well kept.