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Maritime and Mossing Museum

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really interesting... great story

I am a history buff... and this [place was wonderful with several great themes... Harvesting... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2017
Timothy D
Free to Veterans - others pay around $6.00

This is a small, Sundays only, museum run by volunteers. If you can, let one of them tell you... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2016
Hamilton, Virginia
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19 Dec 2017
“really interesting... great story”
24 Aug 2016
“Free to Veterans - others pay around $6.00”
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301 Driftway, Scituate, MA 02066-1904
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Reviewed 20 December 2017

I am a history buff... and this [place was wonderful with several great themes... Harvesting Irish Moss, shipwrecks, shipbuilding locally etc...

Thank Timothy D
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This is a small, Sundays only, museum run by volunteers. If you can, let one of them tell you about some of the displays because they want to educate and are all very pleasant. It seemed to me that there are a couple of themes....More

Thank Beggg
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Be sure to explore this museum when you visit Scituate, MA! It is a smaller museum filled with displays and information on: Minot's Lighthouse, local moss harvesting, local shipwrecks and the early beginnings of the Coast Guard.

Thank freedom212121
Reviewed 11 July 2016

The Maritime and Mossing Museum is a hidden treasure in Scituate. It is a great visit on a cloudy or rainy day. Lots of very interesting materials and usually a great representative of the Scituate Heritage Society to explain all the great displays.

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Reviewed 21 December 2015

This is a great museum of the early times and development of the area of the South Shore.You will learn or appreciate better the struggle of the area during the ship manufacturing time and the fishing and harvesting of moss. Can't be missed if you...More

Thank don p
Reviewed 2 September 2015

This Museum located next to the Pier is worth a visit for viewing the maritime creatures particularly Whales & Dolphins and even Sea Birds. This museum can be visited while one waits for the boat to take the trip to The Stellwagen Bank Marine Sanctuary.

Thank Hemant01
Reviewed 14 June 2015

Lovely exhibits - nice to learn about town - especially the Irish mossing. The town's history is all about the sea told very well in this charming small museum.

Thank 240Brendac
Reviewed 19 February 2015

This museum is fascinating for the amount of local history on display. Mossing, shipbuilding, shipwrecks are only a few of the display this gem holds.

Thank Hank L
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