Maritime Gloucester

23 Harbor Loop
Gloucester, MA 01930- Map It
Phone: (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 $9; $7 (military with ID and senior citizens); free (ages 0-1); $25 (family). Half price day after Columbus Day-Christmas Eve. Prices for other activities vary.
Hours: Exhibits and aquarium daily 10-5, Memorial Day weekend-Columbus Day; Exhibits only Tues.-Sat. 10-2, day after Columbus Day-Christmas Eve. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.