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Maritime Massachusetts

 
  Maritime Pages:  AK-CA, CA-DE, FLGA-LA, MAMD, MEMI to Mun, MI-NC, NH-OH, PA-ZZ  

 
  MA
 
Buzzards Bay
  Capt. Charles H Hurley Library
 
Massachusetts Maritime Academy
  101 Academy Drive
 
Buzzards Bay MA 02532     
 
Phone  508 830-5000
  Web Site  http://www.mma.mass.edu/campus/library/cchhl.html
 
Description  military college specializing in marine subjects has collections of the same Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
  Primary Focus  Maritime
  Collection G-M  Models
  Research /Reading  Library
  New or Updated:  07/18/2003

Massachusetts
Charlestown
USS Constitution
Charlestown Navy Yard
Charlestown MA 02129
Phone
617 426-1812
Web Site www.navy.mil/homepages/constitution/index.htm
Description
Type of Resource
Specialty Museum
Primary Focus   Maritime
Building Type   Ship

  MA
  Cohasset
  Maritime Museum - Cohasset
 
4 Elm Street
  PO Box 627
  Cohasset MA  02025   
 
Phone  617 383-1434
  Web Site  http://www.cohassethistoricalsociety.org/building.htm
  E-mail  mailto:tlg@dreamcom.net
  Description  lifesaving, ship models, lighthouse, shipbuilding
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
  Primary Focus  Maritime
  Collection G-M  Models
  Owner/Operator:  Cohasset Historical Society
  New or Updated: 
07/30/2003

  MA
 
Edgartown
 
Vineyard Museum
 
59 School Street
 
Edgartown  MA  02539     
 
Phone  508 627-4441
 
Web Site  http://www.marthasvineyardhistory.org/aboutus.html
 
Alt Web  http://www.capecodchamber.org/htm/attractions/marthas.htm
 
Description  society owns and operates several lighthouses as well as museum in                         historic house
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Maritime
 
Building Type  Lighthouse
 
Industry /Profession  Whaling
 
Collection A-F  Costumes
 
Collection G-M  Models
 
Collection N-Z  Scrimshaw
 
Research /Reading  Archives
 
Era      1765
 
Owner/Operator:  Martha's Vineyard Historical Society
 
New or Updated:  09/06/2003

  MA
 
Essex
 
Essex Shipbuilding Museum
 
66 Main Street
 
Essex  MA  01929  
 
Phone  978 768-7541
 
Web Site  http://www.essexshipbuildingmuseum.org/
 
Description  multiple buildings on site, museum in school, shipyard built 300 vessels
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Maritime
 
Building Type  Transportation
 
New or Updated:  09/10/2003

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    Massachusetts

  Fall River

  Battleship Cove

  Five Water Street

  PO Box 111

  Fall River  MA   02722    

  Phone  508 678-1100

  Web Site www.battleshipcove.org

  E-mail  mailto:battleship@battleshipcove.org

  Description  numerous WWII ships and smaller craft

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Maritime

  Building Type Ship

  Industry /Profession Navy

  New or Updated:  6/22/2007



Marine Museum at Fall River
70 Water Street
Fall River MA 02721
Phone 508 674-3533
Web Site www.marinemuseum.org
Description models, exhibits on luxury liners, Titanic exhibit, located in restored machine shop
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Maritime
Collection G-M Models
Research/Reading Library

    MI
 
Glen Haven
 
Cannery Historic Boat Collection
 
M-109/M-209
 
Glen Haven  MI
 
Phone   231 326-5134
 
Web Site  http://www.mytraversecity.com/listing.cfm?listingID=90
 
Alt Web  http://www.mytraversecity.com/summer/article.cfm?articleID=228
 
Description  collection from dugout canoe, other boats, safety equipment
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Maritime
 
New or Updated:  4/1/2004
 

  MA

  Hull

  Hull Lifesaving Museum

  1117 Nantasket Ave

  Hull  MA  02045    

  Phone   781 925-5433

  Web Site http://www.lifesavingmuseum.org/

  E-mail   mailto:lifesavingmuseum@comcast.net

  Description  former life saving station furnished and equipped with surfboat,

                    equipment, stories of Boston Harbor shipwrecks and rescues, also

                    operated Windmill Point Boathouse  & Seaport Boathouse

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Maritime

  Industry /Profession Lifesaving

  Era 1889

  New or Updated:  7/24/2006

  MA
 
Indian Orchard
 
The Titanic Museum
 
208 Main Street
 
Indian Orchard   MA   01151  
 
Phone   413 543-4770
 
Web Site  http://www.titanic1.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:titanicinfo@titanichistoricalsociety.org
 
Description  memorabilia of most famous shipwreck of modern times
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Maritime
 
Owner/Operator:  Titanic Historical Society
 
New or Updated:    2/10/2004

  MA
 
Nantucket
 
Egan Institute of Maritime Studies
 
The Coffin School
 
4 Winter Street
 
Nantucket              MA   03554    
 
Phone   508 228-2505
 
Web Site  http://www.eganinstitute.com/
 
E-mail  mailto:egan@eganinstitute.com
 
Description  research, education, nautical training, located within Coffin School
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Maritime
 
Building Type   Schoolhouse
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
Era  1854
 
New or Updated:   12/4/2003

  MA

  New Bedford

  New Bedford Whaling Museum

  18 Johnny Cake Hill

  New Bedford  MA   02740    

  Phone   508 997-0046

  Web Site  www.whalingmuseum.org

  Description  all about whaling, Whalers, and the places they went

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Maritime

  Industry /Profession Whaling

  Collection  Photography

  Research   Library

  Owner/Operator:  Old Dartmouth Historical Society

  New or Updated:  4/22/2006
 

  MA

  New Bedford

  Kendall Whaling Museum

  New Bedford  MA

  Web Site http://www.whalingmuseum.org/kendall/about/index_ab.html

  Alt Web http://www.archaeology.org/0211/reviews/whaling.html

  Description  Merged with New Bedford Whaling Museum

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Maritime

  Industry /Profession Whaling

  Owner/Operator:  New Bedford Whaling Museum

  New or Updated:  7/14/2006


  MA
 
Newburyport
 
Custom House Maritime Museum
 
25 Water Street
 
Newburyport     MA   01950    
 
Phone   978 462-8681
 
Web Site  *****
 
Alt Web  http://www.askasia.org/frclasrm/resorct/MC0224.htm
 
Description  shipbuilding and navigation tools, trade goods from the Orient, coast guard
                   
memorabilia in former Customs House
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Maritime
 
Building Type   Civic
 
Collection N-Z  Tools
 
Era  1835
 
New or Updated:   12/8/2003

 


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    MA
 
Salem
 
Peabody Essex  Museum
 
East India Square
 
Salem MA  01970    
 
Phone   978 745-9500
 
Web Site  http://www.pem.org/homepage/
 
Toll Free  866 745-1876
 
Description  2.4 million items, Pacific rim arts, architecture, rare books
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Maritime
 
Collection A-F Decorative
 
Collection N-Z  Photography
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
New or Updated:  1/6/2004

  MA
 
Salem
 
Salem Maritime National Historic Site
 
174 Derby Street
 
Salem  MA  01970  
 
Phone   978 740-1680
 
Web Site  http://www.nps.gov/sama/
 
E-mail  mailto:SAMA _Orientation_Center@nps.gov
 
Description  commercial and residential port buildings
 
Type of Resource   Historic District
 
Primary Focus  Maritime
 
Industry /Profession Whaling
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
New or Updated:   1/8/2004

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Massachusetts
Sharon
Kendall Whaling Museum
27 Everett Street
Sharon MA 02067

Phone
781 784-5642
Web Site
www.kwm.org/
Description
10 centuries of maritime art
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Maritime
Industry Profession Whaling
 

  MA

  Yarmouth Port

  Captain Bangs Hallet House

  11 Strawberry Lane

  MAIL PO Box 11

  Yarmouth Port  MA    02675    

  Phone  508 362-3021

  Web Site http://www.hsoy.org/historic/hallethouse.htm

  E-mail   mailto:info@hsoy.org

  Description  headquarters of active society, furnished as 19th century sea captain's

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Primary Focus  Maritime

  Research  Library

  Owner/Operator:  Historical Society of Old Yarmouth

  New or Updated:  6/21/2007

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