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Weddings & Site Rentals

Are you looking for the perfect waterfront space, rich in Maritime history, to host your special function? Cape Cod Maritime Museum is pleased to offer our space, which has been utilized for everything from weddings to class reunions. Find event specifications as well as photos from past events below. Please address inquiries to

Events at CCMM support the museum's ongoing mission of preserving the rich maritime traditions and history, for which Cape Cod and the Islands are known. Events allow the museum to enable audiences of all ages to understand and enjoy the maritime culture through exhibits, collections, public events, and educational programs.

Capacity (including staff & vendors)

  • Library: 40 Guests

  • Boat Shed: 36 Guests

  • Museum Interior: 100 Guests

  • Museum Patio: 120 Guests

  • Full CCMM Property: 200 Guests


Rental Fees (4 hours)

  • Library: $500

  • Boat Shed: $1,000

  • Museum Interior: $1,500

  • Museum Patio: $2,000

  • Full CCMM Property: $3,500

  • CCMM Property with Boat Shed: $4,500



  • Min. 1 CCMM Staff Member guaranteed on site

  • 50% Deposit due to reserve the date

  • Refundable $350 cleaning deposit required

  • All events end by 10pm per town ordinance


  • Limited parking is available on site with 13 spots & 2 handicapped spots out front, as well as 9 spots available in the back

  • Parking beyond the wooden fence is prohibited, as it is reserved for permitted vehicles only

  • Additional public parking lots are available within walking distance

Charter Catboat SARAH

  • 1886 Crosby catboat replica, built here in our Cook Boat Shop, available add-on for site rentals

  • $250 per hour (includes pay for Captain)

  • Max Capacity is 6 passengers per outing

  • Available between Memorial Day and Columbus Day

  • Availability subject to marine weather forecasts


Guest Responsibility

  • Coordinating vendors

  • Obtaining permits (including liquor) from Town of Barnstable

  • Provide staff with a timeline of deliveries and preparations 2 weeks prior to event

  • Set-up of event as coordinated with museum and vendors

  • Return of all items moved for event to original location

  • Cleanup must be completed before 10am the following day (including removal of any trash and porta-potties).

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