Cape Cod Maritime Museum is a community resource for education opportunities at all learning levels. We provide curriculum-based programs for classrooms, and place-based learning at the museum classroom & boat shop on the Hyannis working waterfront. Many of our program offerings are interdisciplinary, exhibit-related and hands-on studies of maritime themed subjects, such as boat building & design, fishing, sailing, knots, nautical navigation, artisans of the sea, shipwrecks, and historic vessels.
All programs have a minimum student participation per group, which are listed with each description. Cost of programs is in addition to admissions rates.
Program course length can be adjusted depending on desires/needs of group. Large groups (20+) generally participate in programs on a rotating basis between exhibit tours and activities, and can be accommodated with multiple programs for larger groups (35+).
Contact CCMM’s STEM Gains STEAM Education Coordinator, Deirdre Detjens email: firstname.lastname@example.org for details about classes the Museum will teach in local pre-school, elementary, middle and High School classrooms, in addition to field trips and classes taught at the Museum.
Cape Cod Community College archives: www.capecod.edu/web/nickerson/home
Sturgis Library archives: www.sturgislibrary.org/collections/special
Cape & Islands Historical Association: www.capehistorymuseums.org/
Cape Cod Marine Trades Association: www.boatcapecod.org
Wooden Boat (boat plans, helpful articles): www.woodenboat.com
International Guild of Knot Tyers (beginner & expert knot tutorials): www.igkt.net