Sailing around the world is much easier when you learn which knots are edible and the terrible truth behind a dolphin's smile. Boost nautical knowledge with this Groupon.
Choose from Four Options
- $6 for two admission tickets ($10 value)
- $12 for four admission tickets ($20 value)
- $17 for six admission tickets ($30 value)
- $26 for 10 admission tickets ($50 value)
Cape Cod Maritime Museum
Nestled beside the Hyannis waterfront, Cape Cod Maritime Museum preserves five centuries of the region's seafaring history. Its primary exhibit, Making Waves: Maritime Ventures on Cape Cod, comprises 400 years of artifacts, ranging from a mariner's chart to fishing tools used by the Wampanoag people. In addition to authentic pieces of history, the museum helpfully recreates other aspects of the past with model ships and a 28-foot boat that kids can climb on.
Besides its main exhibit, Cape Cod Maritime Museum hosts rotating exhibits on subjects such as how rum-runners bypassed Prohibition and which vessels whales like to use as back-scratchers. The museum also welcomes adults and youngsters alike to year-round, hands-on events and programs that focus on maritime skills such as building a traditional wooden rowing skiff.
“Call ahead to make sure the boat shop is open - they hand-craft reproductions right there and it's so cool to see!!”
“Small museum, interesting if you are into boats. Catboat Sarah was the best!!”