Programs and Events

Join PT Boat Curator, Donald Shannon for a tour inside the museum's rare PT Boats. The inside of these rare gems are not open the general public, so this is your chance to see how the sailors aboard them lived, and hear from one of the leading experts on how PT Boats operated during wartime. Tour includes admission to the museum and lunch. Space is limited. Recommended for ages 13+.

There are currently only 11 PT Boats left in the world and only three on display. Two are at Battleship Cove. $75 for Non-members, $55 Members.

September 2 - World War II Saturday

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.

September 2 - Nautical Nights Family Overnight

Spend the night on a WWII battleship and discover a sailor's life! Sleep in restored Navy bunks, enjoy great new programs such as sea bag races and signal flag classes, and two great meals. Guests also will enjoy admission to two great museums and four ships and two boats!
$65 per person - members save $10; join today!

Reservations are required and can be made by calling 508-678-1100 ext. 101.

September 11 - Rite of Reflection Ceremony

In memory of one of the deadliest attacks on this nation, the museum will host an official Remembrance Ceremony to honor the fallen, those still with us and the heroes who continue to sacrifice and fight for our country.

Ceremony will take place at 8:30am at Battleship Cove with a blessing from Cantor Richard Wolberg, an invocation from Reverend, Dr. Robert Lawrence, and will end with a 21-gun salute from the battleship MASSACHUSETTS. The ceremony is open to the public, and there is no cost to attend.

Explore the rarely seen inner-workings of a mighty battleship with engine room veteran Hugh Doyle. Find out what it took to propel her to important battles in the Atlantic and South Pacific during World War II. Tour includes admission to the museum, boxed lunch and souvenir Snack Ration box.

9:ooam - 12:00pm. $75 Non-member, $55 Member.

October 14 - Girl Scout Overnight

Attention all Girl Scout Leaders! Come and experience a special overnight on a WWII battleship! The program includes knot-tying, special guest speakers and more! Your admission also includes dinner, breakfast and all-day admission to the museum.Reservations are required and can be made by calling 508-678-1100 ext. 101. $65 per person.