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.

August 25 - Insider's Tour - PT Boats


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.

Join the museum on September 8, for an in-depth look at how the crew responded to emergencies at sea. Visit compartments that are off limits to the public, and join our Living History Group for a damage control demonstration. Lunch is included. 9:00am-1:00pm. $65 per person. Reservations are required.

October 13 - Girl Scout Overnight Adventure

Attention all Girl Scouts! Come and experience a special overnight program designed just for you. The program includes nautical activities, special guest speakers, and vintage movies. $69 per person. Includes overnight accommodations, dinner and breakfast, and all activities. Reservations are required. Please call 508-678-1100 ext.

Trick-or-treat aboard the historic naval vessels at Battleship Cove on Thursday, October 25, and meet friendly costumed sailors as your tour the museum! Fun activities and more for the whole family! $9.00 per person. Members are free. Price includes candy, activities and admission to the museum. 4:30-7:30pm