CHMM hosts a wide variety of public and private events throughout the year, from cultural events to weddings and corporate gatherings to our popular First Friday series for museum members.

Events & Exhibits

In addition to our ongoing exhibits, The Custom House Maritime Museum hosts many cultural events.

Host Your Event Here

The Custom House Maritime Museum is a unique and historic setting for social gatherings and meetings.

Current and Upcoming Events & Exhibits

  • November First Friday 2019

    November 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Members of the Custom House Maritime Museum are cordially invited to our First Friday Social on November 1, 2019 at…

  • Artist Talk – Richard Burke Jones: Painter of History

    November 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

      Artist talk in the Moseley Gallery Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 2pm  

  • The Voices of Christmas Past

    December 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

    This year marks the ninth production of The Voices of Christmas Past at the Custom House Maritime Museum! December 6,…

  • Voices of Christmas Past

    December 13 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

    This year marks the ninth production of The Voices of Christmas Past at the Custom House Maritime Museum! December 13,…

  • Potters on the Merrimac: A Century of New England Ceramics

    September 7, 2019 @ 8:00 am - April 30, 2020 @ 8:00 am

    The exhibition will focus on early American pottery production in Merrimacport from 1790-1890, with a focus on William Pecker's pottery (circa 1790-1820), and the Daniel Bayley Pottery Company in Newburyport (circa 1764 to 1799). This will cover most of the local pottery production before and after the American Revolution.

  • Richard Burke Jones: Painter of History

    November 2, 2019 @ 10:00 am - April 30, 2020 @ 4:00 pm

    Richard Burke Jones: Painter of History November 2, 2019- April 30, 2020   Artist talk in the Moseley Gallery Saturday,…