Our area is blessed with some world class museums. The art and maritime displays at the Cape Ann Historical Museum is a must for everybody. Don’t miss the others though! You’ll be amazed at the history and art from here!
|Cape Ann Historical Museum|
|Essex Shipbuilding Museum|
|Its collections contain over 7000 rare shipbuilding artifacts, photographs, tools, documents, builder's half-models and rigged ship models. Many all of these items have come from attics, basements and barns in Essex.|
|Gloucester Maritime Heritage Center|
|The Gloucester Maritime Heritage Center is the only working historic waterfront in the Northeast that combines a historic working marine railway, where wooden vessels are hauled and repaired, with a Gulf of Maine aquarium, vessels tracing the fishing history of Gloucester, ongoing construction of wooden boats, and educational exhibits and programs.|