Preserving and celebrating Cape Cod's Maritime Heritage

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We are open! Our hours are:

Wednesday 12pm-3pm

Thursday 12pm-3pm

Friday 12pm-3pm

Health and safety

Our highest priority is the health and safety of our visitors, staff, and volunteers. Learn what steps and protocols are being taken.

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To allow for safe social distancing, a limited number or tickets are available to the museum on an hourly basis. Reserve your timed tickets here.

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Calm Sea

Upcoming Lectures

Sunday, March 7th, 2:00pm

Climate Change and Cape Cod

with Andrew Gottlieb of the Association to Preserve Cape Cod (APCC)

Sunday, March 21st, 2:00pm

Lighthouses of Nantucket Sound

with Jeremy D’Entremont of the American Lighthouse Foundation

Sunday, April 11th, 2:00pm

Blockade!—Cape Cod in 1812

with Charles Johnson of the Erie Maritime Museum

Sunday, April 25th, 2:00pm


with Gilbert Newton of Cape Cod Community College

Cat Nibble

This February, help us support the MSPCA of Cape Cod!

During the month of February, if you bring dog food, cat food, or cat litter to the museum as a donation, receive one free admission to the museum.


Book your ticket online HERE and click "MSPCA Donation" when checking out for your free ticket.

The mission of the MSPCA-Angell is to protect animals, relieve their suffering, advance their health and welfare, prevent cruelty, and work for a just and compassionate society.



At Home

Looking for family friendly maritime-themed activities to do or videos to watch at home? 

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In the Fall of 2018, the Museum welcomed our newest historic boat to our permanent collection. This is an original surfboat used by the US Lifesaving Service Station along the outer Cape coast. Click the link below to learn more information and watch a video on the restoration.

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Cape Cod Maritime Museum

Our mission is to preserve the rich maritime traditions and history for which Cape Cod and the Islands are known. We strive to enable audiences of all ages to understand and enjoy the maritime culture through exhibitions, collections, public events, and educational programs. Every year, visitors from the immediate community, around the state, New England, and the world visit us to learn about our rich maritime history.

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135 South Street

Hyannis, MA 02601



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