- Cultural Communities
- Digital Scholarship
- 25th Annual Sailors’ Series
- Lifelong Learning Lecture Series
- Where the Land Meets the Sea
- Watkins Bioacoustics Symposium
- Nautical Antiques Show
- 27th Annual Scrimshaw Weekend
- A Grateful Dead Yoga Experience
- Painting with a Splash FOR KIDS
- Over the Top Summer Gala
- Members’ Trip to Porto, Portugal
- Family Activities
- Community Programs
- Annual Events
- Moby-Dick Marathon
- Past Programs
The Museum is proud to report a four star rating from Charity Navigator for sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency.
The Museum is proud to receive operating support from the Mass Cultural Council.
Museum Building Project
The Wattles Jacobs Education Center, now under construction, will consolidate the existing Research Library with the Museum campus and quadruple classroom space.
Panorama Conservation Project
One of the Museum’s iconic artifacts, the Purrington-Russell Panorama is believed to be the longest painting in the world.
We invite local companies to partner with us to meet their marketing, philanthropic and community engagement goals.
Local libraries are invited to become members to receive discounted admission for their library patrons.
Planned gifts help to build the Museum’s endowment and also have lifetime benefits for donors.