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Essex Shipbuilding Museum

. Description:  1835 Central School House, Hearse House, Old Burying Ground, Shipyard, Evelina M Goulart  schooner, Lewis H Story
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How to find: 
Address:
Box 277
66 Main Street
Essex, MA 01929

Parent Organization
Essex Historical Society and Shipbuilding Museum, Inc
Contacts
Phone 978 768-7541
e-mail mailto:info@essexshipbuildingmuseum.org
URL
 Essex Shipbuilding Museum
http://www.essexshipbuildingmuseum.org/
 
Hours:
Dates Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
May-Oct Daily 12-4     12-4 12-4 12-4 12-4
Winter Hours 12-4           12-4
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As of JUL 2007 6+ $5,
under6 free
   $7  $6  
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What kind of visit you can have:  Visit museum, cemetery, shipyard. Flagship of museum is the 1998 Chebacco Boat Lewis H Story  which offers 2 hour sails for museum members by advance appointment only The schooner Evelina M. Goulart is one of only seven remaining Essex fishing schooners.  In the shipyard, see and feel the tools and methods used to build schooners. Hands on exhibits, video, dioramas, full scale displays of construction techniques. 
Big Events: Suggested Stay:
Period 1770s-1890s Type of Site Naval
Buildings: Central school (1835) , Hearse House (1840), Shipyard, Waterline Center,  Evelina M.  Goulart, Lewis H Story
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Nearby Attractions:
towns: 7 mi Ipswich, Hamilton, Manchester, Wenham,  Gloucester

Historical

Description

Contact

Address

Ipswich:
Castle Hill The Crane Estate House Museum
Greenwood Farm House Museum
John Heard House
House Museum
John Whipple House House Museum
Gloucester:
North Shore Arts Association Gallery
Beauport - Sleeper-McCann House  House Museum
Hammond Castle  House Museum
Sargent-Murray Gilman House House Museum
Museum of Cape Ann History Museum
Manchester:
Trask House Museum House Museum
Wenham
Wenham Museum Museum
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Cultural

 
Cogswell's Grant 1730 home overlooking the river in Essex, furnished with extensive collection of American decoratve arts Spring Street
Essex MA
978 768-3632
http://www.spnea.org/visit/homes/cogswell.htm
Recreational  
Sargent House Museum
49 Middle St
Gloucester, MA 01930
(978) 281-2432
Schooner Adventure
4 Harbor Loop
Gloucester, MA 01930
(978) 281-8079
     
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Nearby Places to Stay:

Address
Contact
Camping/RV  
Cape Ann Camp Site 80 Atlantic Street
Gloucester MA  01930
978 283-8683

Bed & Breakfast

 
George Fuller House 148 Main Street
Essex MA 01929
978 768-7766
Vine & Ivy 212 Hart Street
Beverly MA 01915
978 927-2917
Columbia House 807 Summer Street
Manchester MA 01944
978 526-1000
Manor Inn 141 Essex Avenue
Gloucester MA 01930
978 283-0614
Miles River Country Inn 823 Bay Road
Hamilton MA 01936
978 468-7206
Old Corner Inn 2 Harbor Street
Manchester MA 01944
978 526-4996
Town Hill 16 North Main Street
Ipswich MA 01938
978 356-8000
Colonial Inn 28 Eastern Point Road
Gloucester MA 01930
978 281-1953
Harborview Inn of Gloucester 71 Western Avenue Road
Gloucester MA 01930
978 283-2277
Addison Choate Inn 49 Broadway Rockport MA 01966 978 546-7543
Hotel/Motel Reserve rooms in Gloucester at Expedia Click Here For Bookings in Essex
Essex River House Motel 132 Main Street
Essex MA 01929
978 768-6800
Mapledege Motor Court 557 Essex Avenue
Gloucester MA 01930
978 283-4297
Whittier Motel 120 County Road
Ipswich MA 01938
978 356-5205
Wingaarsheek Motel 46 Concord Street
Gloucester MA 01930
978 281-0100
Brynmere 12 Cambridge Avenue
Gloucester MA 01930
978 283-2212
Cape Ann Marina Resort 75 Essex Avenue #1
Gloucester MA 01930
978 283-2116
White House 18 Norman Avenue
Gloucester MA 01930
978 525-3642
Crow's Nest 334 Main Street
Gloucester MA 01930
978 281-2965
Fairview Inn 52 Eastern Point Road
Gloucester MA 01930
978 281-1758
Lakeview Motor Lodge 5 Lakeview Avenue
Beverly MA 01915
978 922-7535
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Best Local Information:
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Essex Heritage    www.essexheritage.org/
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Last update:
01/09/2010

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