Hull Lifesaving Museum
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This almost entirely hands-on museum features a huge, climbable sea wall, a period surf boat that was used for rescues and a children's play loft that holds a play schooner, period clothes for dress-up and an observation tower with a breath-taking view of Boston Harbor.
Schooners and nor'easters, shipwrecks, and rescues! The maritime history of Boston Harbor abounds at the historic 1889 Point Allerton U.S. Lifesaving Station with engaging exhibits, a hands-on children's loft, and spectacular view of Boston Light from our observation cupola.
Housed in the original 1889 headquarters of the U.S. Lifesaving Corps, a precursor of the U.S. Coast Guard.
Monday - Thursday, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
General Admission - $8.00
Youth Under 5 - Free
Museum Members - Free
Active U.S. Service Members and families - Free
1117 Nantasket Ave., Hull, MA map
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