Please note

The Museum will be temporarily closed until further notice. Please check back for updates and virtual content.


The Museum is closed until further notice and all programs and exhibitions have been postponed due to the Covid-19 outbreak. Please check back for updates and sign up for our weekly emails to stay in touch. Revised exhibition dates will be announced as soon as possible.


Plan your visit

Getting here

The Museum is located at 27 Pleasant Street in Gloucester, MA.

Getting here is easy—by car, train or boat! More details at

Where to eat

The Museum does not have a café on site, but there are many good choices for a quick bite nearby; dining options can be found at

Scheduling time

You may be surprised by how much there is to see and explore! If you’d like to visit all 4 floors at a relaxed pace, we suggest setting aside at least one to two hours. If you need to take a break and grab a bite to eat from one of Gloucester’s many great local restaurants or cafes, you are welcome to come back and finish your visit later in the day.


Your experience is important to us, and we’d like to let you know what to expect during your visit. Find information about amenities, accessibility, and Museum policies here.

For Families and Children


CAM a great place for families! Kids are welcome to visit the Activity Center for hands-on play during regular Museum hours. Sketch pads and pencils are available at Visitor Services for use in the galleries. Lunch time? The Museum courtyard and Sculpture Park make ideal picnic spots.

For Educators

Whether you're planning a field trip to CAM or looking for classroom resources, we want to hear from you! Contact the Education Department at (978) 283-0455 x16 or read more here. 


The Museum is committed to striving for accessibility for all visitors. For general access information, call (978)283-0455 x10, or email For program information, call (978)283-0455 x12. Detailed information can be found here.

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