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Explore the rich maritime history of Cape Cod! Learn about the craft of local boat builders and life at sea. Discover the power of art to capture stories of the sea. Be awed by the largest private scrimshaw collection publicly displayed on Cape Cod. See and touch traditional wooden boats on the display. Speak with our boat builders and learn about the different methods involved in wood boat building. Find the perfect gift or book in our store. Take in the breathtaking views of Hyannis Harbor all year round!

The museum has many new programs for young and old, visitor, second homeowner and local alike! If you haven't checked us out, come by for a visit today!

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Maritime Museum Hyannis, MA

Boats & Bubbly


on gorgeous Hyannis Harbor

Join us

Saturday, November 10th, 4PM -7PM

Mingle with friends, meet our new executive staff and bid in our silent and LIVE actions.Original art, local experiences and beautiful boats including some made right here at the museum.

Live Music ~ Cash Bar

Tickets: $50/person

All proceeds benefit the Cape Cod Maritime Museum




Maritime Museum Hyannis, MA

Ned Crosby: A Year At Sea On The Yankee Lady

Saturday, Oct 27 at 6pm

Join us for an extraordinary story of adventure on the Atlantic!

Would you spend 11 months out at sea with your family? How would you prepare? How could it change you for the better?

Hear Ned Crosby talk about all of this and more as he recounts his family's 11 month, 7,500 mile voyage of a life time on the Atlantic!

Members $15, General Public $25

Reservations required as seating is limited!


Haunted Ships: Smoke On The Water

Hauntings & Mysteries of the High Seas and Waterways

Thursday, November 1 6PM-8PM

Hosted by local paranormal expert and founder of Derek Barlett

This lecture will take you from your seat and sweep you onto the high seas & local waterways! You will hear the chilling mysteries and hauntings from around the world that have plagued travelers for centuries. Ghost ships & mysterious disappearances, the infamous Bermuda Triangle, tales of the Mary Celeste & many, many more! We will conclude the lecture close to home with the hauntings and mysteries surrounding our little paradise called Cape Cod

Members $15  General Public  $25

Reservations required ~ seating is limited!


Boats, Buoys & Bubbles

A young learners program facilitated by Mary Wilson of Pitter, Patter Play & Learn programs!

Starting October 23!

Join us for some super-fun STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) activities designed for young learners ages 2.5 to 5-years-old and their grownups. Activities include boats, buoys and bubbles will all be included in the hands-on interactive fun. A themed snack is included

Classes held: Tuesdays, Oct 23, Oct 30, Nov 6, Nov 13 from 10AM - 11:30AM

The class will celebrate on Nov 17 with a Pirate & Princess party!

Dress up, dance & delight in the delicacies intended for pirates & princesses!

Space is limited for this program - registration is required

Cost $100 per child ages 2.5 and up for the 5-week program

Classes held at the museum!



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