Cape Ann Museum
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The Cape Ann Museum is in downtown Gloucester, Massachusetts, America’s oldest fishing port.
Cape Ann - which includes the city of Gloucester as well as the towns of Rockport, Manchester and Essex - has also been a leading center for artists since the 19th century and the source of granite for building projects up and down the East coast.
The Museum maintains and exhibits material relating to these major themes. In addition to its permanent collections, the Museum offers a rotating schedule of special exhibits throughout the year.
The Young at Art program invites children 3 to 5 years of age to visit and explore the Museum. Reservations are required. Programs include an introduction to the Museum, a close-up look at a gallery exhibit and an age-appropriate story.
Check the Museum's Young at Art and family program schedule.
Tuesday-Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
$8.00 adults, $6.00 Cape Ann residents and seniors, $4.50 students. Children under 12 and Museum members are free.
27 Pleasant Street, Gloucester, MA, 01930 map
Take 128 North toward Gloucester/Rockport. Drive over the Annisquam River Bridge. Take the first right off the Grant Circle rotary onto Washington Street. Follow Washington Street, pass over the railroad tracks. Take the 4th left onto Prospect Street. Take a right onto Pleasant Street. The Museum is a large white building located on the left-hand side, 27 Pleasant Street. Metered parking is available in the public lot across from the Museum.
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