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Museum Membership

Please help us preserve and promote the unique maritime heritage of Cape Cod by becoming a member of the Cape Cod Maritime Museum. With your support we can continue to encourage a deeper understanding and appreciation of our exceptional maritime past, present and future through diverse and stimulating exhibitions, educational programs and community events.

Membership Benefits

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  • Unlimited free admission to the Museum
  • Discounts on Museum merchandise
  • Invitations to member-only previews of new exhibitions
  • Subscription to the Museum E-Newsletter

Annual Memberships

Dory Individual $35
Dory Family or Business $50
Wherry $100-$249
Catboat $250-$499
Schooner $500+



If you prefer to pay by check, click here for a PDF for a membership form. Print and mail with your check to the museum to begin your membership benefits right away.

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Contribute by Making a Donation

We welcome financial contributions of any amount to support our endeavors. Private donations will better enable us to attract corporate support and funding from foundations and governmental sources. Use our simple PayPal link to make a donation in any amount using a credit card or your PayPal account. Your donation can also be mailed to: Cape Cod Maritime Museum, PO Box 443, Hyannis, MA 02601.

The Cape Cod Maritime Museum is a fully qualified 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation. All donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law. Our federal tax identification number (EIN) is 04-3438295, under the name of Cape Cod Maritime Museum at Hyannis Harbor, Inc. Your gift will be confirmed with a letter to verify your contribution.

Donate in memory of David Scudder

It is with great sadness that we must inform you that our longtime trustee and friend David Scudder passed away on April 16, 2014. You may read his obituary here.
His family has requested that In lieu of flowers, that you please consider donations to the Cape and Islands United Way or the Cape Cod Maritime Museum. You may make a donation to the museum by using the button below. Thank you in advance for your donation.

Celebrate the vibrant energy, long term vision and warm friendship that David shared with all whom had the good fortune to meet him. With deep regrets, Chris Galazzi, Museum Director

Donate or Loan Maritime Artifacts

Please contact the Museum if you think you could help with our exhibits and collections by donating or loaning artifacts.



Can you spare a few hours a week to help out at the Museum? We are currently looking for a few friendly folks to help with docent and reception duties. A great sense of humor is helpful, and training will be provided for all other aspects of the job. We also need volunteers in other areas.
If you can assist with any of these, call us at 508-775-1723 or contact us by email: Thank you!

  • clerical tasks
  • grant writing
  • exhibits
  • boat building/maintenance
  • gardening
  • education programs