Programs and Events

April 1 - DIVE!

Maritime Museum

DIVE!” explores the history of SCUBA diving and the use of sunken ships as artificial reefs for aquatic life and divers. This exhibit includes an early 20th century brass and copper diving helmet, a model submarine, sea creatures, and infographics on diving and reefs. Join the museum as we explore the murky depths of the ocean. Sponsored by the Grimsha-Gudewicz Charitable Foundation.

July 21 - Annual Clambake Fundraiser SOLD OUT

17 Mattapoisett Avenue, Sawansea MA

Battleship Cove and the Maritime Museum will hold its Fourth Annual Clambake Benefit on Saturday, July 21, 3:00-7:00pm, in Swansea!

The Clambake will feature an authentic "bake," (with lobster!) good friends and more, all at a gorgeous waterfront setting. Easy parking.

This is THE event of the season, and a worthy fundraiser for the Commonwealth's official memorial for WWII, Vietnam and Korean Wars, Gulf conflicts and the attacks of 9/11/2001, and the collections housed at the Maritime Museum.

For more information, please call 508-678-1100 ext. 101.s

Tickets are $85 per person

August 1 - Gallops and Games

Fall River Carousel

Gallop over to the Fall River Carousel at Battleship Cove for a summer night of games, crafts and unlimited carousel rides! Make your our own apple merry-go-round, play carousel bingo, or make your very own carousel horse! $10 per child (there is no charge for accompanying adults) -includes unlimited carousel rides, craft supplies and games. Snacks will be available for purchase.

View our Vietnam-era helicopter and ships, and hear from the veterans who served aboard them. Special tours and living history displays happen throughout the day. Kids can make helicopters and decorate helmets with purchase of a $5.00 FUNpass - all other activities are included with general admission.

Join Director of the PT Boat Collection, Donald Shannon for a tour inside tow rare PT Boats. These wooden boats, armed with torpedoes, were fast and furious attackers in coastal enemy waters. Tour includes lunch. Reservations are required as space is limited.

Non-members $65, Members $45. 9:00am-12:00pm.

History comes alive when over 50 WWII Allied and Axis living historians arrive at Battleship Cove. See an exciting display of equipment, artillery and vehicles! Special programs scheduled throughout the day. All activities are included with general admission. Rain or shine. 9:00am-5:00pm.

If you are a Living Historian and would like to be a part of this special day, click the link below.