Preserving and celebrating Cape Cod's Maritime Heritage

Welcome back!

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.

Purchase tickets

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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Upcoming Lectures

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Sunday, January 24th, 2:00pm

Global Winds and the History of Exploration 

with Captain Elliot Rappaport of the Maine Maritime Academy

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Sunday, February 7th, 2:00pm

Sharks: Awareness Inspires Conservation

with Kristen Kibblehouse of the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy

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Sunday, February 21st, 2:00pm

Tiggie's Fishing Lore Sets the Hook

with Sandy McFarlane of Cultural Resource Specialists

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Sunday, March 7th, 2:00pm

Climate Change and Cape Cod

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

This January, help us support A Baby Center!

During the month of January, if you donate any of the following items during your visit to the museum, you will receive one free admission per donated item:



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

OR Make a donation directly at their website!

Located in Hyannis, MA, A Baby Center's mission is to supplement the critical basic needs that ensure the good health and safety of babies in need who live on Cape Cod and the Islands. 

  • Size 6 diapers

  • Baby wash

  • Baby lotion

  • Baby shampoo

  • Rash cream

  • Toddler clothing sizes 12M 2T 3T 4T 5T



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.

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135 South Street

Hyannis, MA 02601



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