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.