Help us Keep History Alive


The Custom House Maritime Museum is thankful for our many sponsors and donors. It is due to your support that we can bring our wonderful events to Newburyport. Newburyport Maritime Society has served as faithful stewards of this historic building while delivering vibrant, modern programming and exhibits that bring Newburyport’s rich maritime history to life.

Sponsors enjoy special benefits while supporting the Museum’s preservation, conservation, and programming activities.

For more information on how to become a sponsor, please contact Kathleen Brittan at kbrittan@thechmm.org

Opportunities for Sponsorship:

Our annual event during which tall ships grace the Newburyport pier. Daily activities offer fun and education to Newburyport area residents, while bringing tens of thousands of visitors to downtown businesses.

On the First Friday of the month, the museum showcases historical presentations of maritime artifacts, guest speakers, or events in celebration of Newburyports rich and intriguing history for our members. It is an evening of conversation, great food, drink and company, and maritime history in the heart of downtown Newburyport.

ANNUAL EXHIBIT: Highly focused exhibits of artifacts and documents from our collection, as well as from other area museums, that bring our history to life.

EDUCATION PROGRAMSDevelopment of virtual education programs and K-8 outreach programs.

INTERNSHIPS:  A great educational experience for both college and high school students, in which they will gain hands-on familiarity with museum collections and operations.

RESEARCH: The museum’s collection of archival material has lent itself to various types of publication by independent researchers. Sponsor a project or the preservation of historical materials!

Thank you to Our 2023 Sponsors!

Maritime Days Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor:

Welcome Aboard! Preview Party Sponsor:

Boat Night Sponsors:

Children’s Program Sponsors: