Plan Your Visit

The Cape Ann Museum's main campus at 27 Pleasant Street is open Thursday – Sunday from 10am to 3pm with new safety precautions for social distancing, reduced capacity, touch-less doors, increased cleaning, and other measures in adherence with Gov. Baker’s Phase 3 re-opening plan. 

Advance reservations with timed tickets are required.


Reserve online


The Cape Ann Museum Green off Grant Circle and the Janet & William Ellery James Center, a contemporary archival collections storage and public exhibition space, is now closed for the season. The inaugural exhibition, The Family Porch-Rait Project, featured 40 framed prints and over 200 projected images of Gloucester families taken early in the COVID-19 pandemic as a benefit to The Open Door. Images from the exhibition can be viewed here.

Museum Hours

Thursday–Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Closed on the following holidays: New Years Eve, New Years Day, Easter Sunday, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Find Library & Archives hours here



Adults: $12
Cape Ann residents, seniors and students: $10
Museum members and youth (18 and under): FREE

Cape Ann residents are free on the second Saturday of the month in 2020

The Museum offers reciprocal free admission programs for:

MTA members | Active duty military & family | ENHA Volunteers | NEMA, NARM & EBT/SNAP cardholders


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