We have put together a list of great local beaches, museums, art galleries, and other fun tours and things to do in Gloucester. This is not an exhaustive list, as there are many places to discover during your visit, but it’s a good place to start!
232 Atlantic St.
Cressey’s Beach and Half Moon Beach
Stage Fort Park, 24 Hough Ave
Good Harbor Beach
99 Thatcher Rd.
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.|
Ward Mann Gallery
North Shore Arts Association
Rocky Neck Art Colony
|seARTS||A cultural Coalition of Cape Ann|