The Colonial Tavern Experience: A Virtual Event with Mike Welch

The Colonial Tavern Experience: A Virtual Event with Mike Welch

Purchase Tickets The Custom House Maritime Museum Presents: “The Colonial Tavern Experience,” a Virtual Event with Mike Welch Learn about one of the most important public spaces in the towns of early America: the tavern! What made taverns such successful businesses?...
Museum Reopening

Museum Reopening

Purchase Tickets On the 9th of July 2020 the Custom House Maritime Museum will reopen its doors as outlined in phase three of Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker’s plan. We are excited to share with you gallery revisions and museum renovations on which we have been...
Curator’s Tour

Curator’s Tour

Come in for a special tour of the new exhibits at the Custom House Maritime Museum with CHMM Assistant Director and Curator Sean Palmatier. This tour will be 60+ minutes in length and will cover exhibit material such as the early U.S. Customs service, and history of...
John Tavano and Roger Kimball in concert

John Tavano and Roger Kimball in concert

Join us under the stars on Saturday, August 1, 2020 at 6:30pm for music on the waterfront. The concert will feature Guitarist John Tavano, and Cellist and Bassist Roger Kimball. The duo will perform music from around the globe, including a repertoire from the...
Revolutionary War Militia Muster!

Revolutionary War Militia Muster!

Come by the Custom House on Sunday, August 2, 2020 from 10am to 2pm to see Captain John Wood’s Company, Colonel Gerrish’s 25th Regiment of the Massachusetts Grand Army on our back green! The group will interpret a unit that was raised in Newbury,...
Historical Cocktail Party (Virtual First Friday)

Historical Cocktail Party (Virtual First Friday)

In keeping with the theme of our new exhibit, join us at 6:30pm on August 7th for another Virtual First Friday! This month we will be throwing a historical cocktail party with Privateer Rum Distillery and our friends at Untapped History! You will not only learn some...
New Exhibits!

New Exhibits!

Come in to the Custom House Maritime Museum to see all new exhibits on the Customs Service in Newburyport in the nineteenth century, the origins of the United States Coast Guard, as well as the people who lived and worked in Newburyport. Explore maritime art, and...