Lobster 101 HarborLAB at Maritime Gloucester


HarborLAB: Lobster 101

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 2016, 6:30 PM TO 8:00 PM



Join our adult HarborLAB and learn about one of Gloucester’s notorius marine invertebrates…Homarus americanus, American Lobster. Participants will learn about our native Gloucester Harbor lobsters through dissection and microscope use. This is not your high school bio class. No formaldehyde. No grades. No experience required.

HarborLAB will meet in the Sarah Fraser Robbins Classroom easily accessible down the walkway towards the pier.  Click here to register.

Maritime Gloucester’s February Vacation Program


Spend February Vacation at Maritime Gloucester for Sea Creatures of Cape Ann. The program runs Tuesday through Friday and includes a variety of activities in the classroom, microscope laboratory, wet lab, and museum.  Students may enroll for one day or for the entire four days.  There are two different programs based on age of the students that are offered during the four-days—one for Pre-K to K (ages 3.5-5) and the other for Grades 1-5.  The Pre-K/K drop-in program runs from 9:00 am-10:30 am and children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. The Grade 1-5 program runs from 8:30 am-3:30 pm; after care until 5:00 pm is available for Grade 1-5 students for an additional fee.  For more information and to register online, please visit click here.

HarborLAB Squid Dissection at Maritime Gloucester


Don’t let the kids have all the fun!

Wednesday, February 3rd from 6:30 – 8:00 pm come to our adult HarborLAB and learn all about marine invertebrates. At this– our first HarborLAB, participants will learn about cephalopods and dissect a squid. We will locate and identify the internal organs and learn how scientists classify these animals. You’ll never look at a plate of fried calamari in the same way! Easy online registration HERE.

Maritime Gloucester’s Annual Holiday Party!


Don’t be a Scrooge…come on down to Maritime Gloucester for our annual holiday party and sale!

Thursday December 3, from 5 to 8 pm. There will be food and beverages as well as 25%* off most of our items.  Take some time to get caught up with old friends and learn what is going on at Maritime Gloucester.

*For one day only! 25% discount for MG members (and for teachers); 15% off for non-members (and non-teachers).

MG Makers! Present Workshops at Maritime Gloucester


MG Makers: Present Workshop-“Gyotaku” Fish Printing for Adults

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2015, 6:30 PM TO 9:00 PM,




Spend the evening with us learning Gyotaku—the Japanese craft of fish printing. We will have an assortment of gift items to print-aprons, tote bags and frame-worthy art paper. Workshop will be held in the Sarah Fraser Robbins Classroom accessed from the walkway to the pier. Limited space. Register early—it was a sell out last year!



MG Makers: Family Holiday Present Workshop

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2015, 10:00 AM TO 12:00 PM,




Come spend the morning at Maritime Gloucester making nautical inspired crafts..the perfect handmade holiday presents. Ages 5 to 12 years. Cost is $5 per child members, $8 per child non-members. Parents/Guardians are required to attend.  The workshop will take place in the Sarah Fraser Robbins Classroom accessed from the walkway to the pier.

Boating Classes and Halloween Fun at Maritime Gloucester!


Marine Halloween III – Tide of Planktonstein

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2015, 10:00 AM TO 12:00 PM, REGISTRATION : $7 PER CHILD FOR NON-MEMBERS, FREE FOR MEMBERS, AUDIENCE: PREK – 12 YEARS WITH PARENT/GUARDIAN.  Get ready for marine science and mad science during our third annual Marine Halloween party!  Click here for full info and registration.

Announcing the 2016 Boat Captain’s & Safe Boating Classes at Maritime Gloucester

Maritime Gloucester has once again partnered with Boatwise to offer a series of Captain’s Courses and Safe Boating Basics and Navigation Classes. All courses and classes will take place in Maritime Gloucester’s Robbins Classroom. Descriptions, dates and tuition are listed below. Class hours are Saturday and Sunday 8:30a-5:30p and Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:00p-10:00p. Register through Boatwise HERE.