Maritime Gloucester

23 Harbor Loop
Gloucester, MA 01930- Map It
(978) 281-0470

AAA Editor Notes

Maritime Gloucester, 23 Harbor Loop, is a working waterfront facility that aims to educate visitors about marine science and maritime heritage. The 1-acre site on Gloucester Harbor encompasses a touch tank aquarium highlighting Cape Ann marine animals, a research lab, and exhibit galleries focusing on such topics as Gloucester's fishing industry and Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary. Guided boat excursions aboard the Schooner Ardelle can be arranged in the visitor center. Guided tours are available.
Aquarium and museum exhibits $8; $6 (military with ID and senior citizens); $4 (students with ID); free (ages 0-3); $20 (family). Prices for other activities vary.
Hours: Site daily 10-5, May-Oct. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.