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RESEARCH

RESEARCH VISITS BY APPOINTMENT

FEES

Members: First two hours free. $25/hour after.

Non-Members: $35/hour

Because of limited part-time staff availability, research visits will be limited to one two-hour session per week, per researcher.

Please email us to schedule an appointment.

REFERENCE INQUIRIES

FEES

Simple, easily-answered queries will be answered free of charge. Queries that require 30 minutes or more will be subject to a fee of $5.00 per 15 minutes starting after the first 30. Members are permitted two in-depth inquiries free of charge.

Scanning fee: $10.00

Please email Curator Connor Gaudet for all inquiries.

A great asset to the community. Consistently providing the community with the wonderful history of this small SouthCoast town. Provides special events for the community to enjoy throughout the year. Thank you.

Scott V.

Photo of a teal bike leaning on a white picket fence in front of the Mattapoisett Museum
ADMISSION

Mattapoisett Museum is always free for members. 

Not a Mattapoisett Museum member? Admission is a suggested donation of $10 for adults, and children under 12 are free.

Mattapoisett Museum is  a North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM* 

See a full list of participating museums here.

From Memorial Day to Labor Day, the Museum offers free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel, including National Guard and Reserve, and their families through Blue Star Museums*.

Mattapoisett Museum is pleased to participate in the Card to Culture program by extending discounts to EBT, WIC, and ConnectorCare health plan insurance cardholders*.

Discount(s) include:

*Cardholders receive free admission. The card must be presented at the time of admission.

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Compass from Clifford Ashley's mural depicting whaling on Buzzard's Bay

From Boston, MA:
Take I-93 S toward Quincy. Take exit 4 on the left to merge onto MA-24 S to exit 14A merging onto I-495 S toward Cape Cod. Take exit 1 to merge onto I-195 W toward Wareham/New Bedford to exit 19A Mattapoisett. Take North Street (south) crossing over County Road/Route 6. Make a right onto Church Street. The Mattapoisett Museum is approximately 1/3 mile on the right. Parking is on the street.

From Providence, RI:
Take I-195 E to exit 19A Mattapoisett. Take North Street (south) crossing over County Road/Route 6. Make a right onto Church Street. The Mattapoisett Museum is approximately 1/3 mile on the right. Parking is on the street.

From the Cape, MA:
Take MA-25 W. Take exit 1 to merge onto I-195 W toward New Bedford/Providence RI to exit 19A Mattapoisett. Take North Street (south) crossing over County Road/Route 6. Make a right onto Church Street. The Mattapoisett Museum is approximately 1/3 mile on the right. Parking is on the street.

LOCATION & DIRECTIONS

Great job preserving the town history, we love seeing the historical pictures of people and places around town! Especially Learning about the history of the whaling ships and the wharf.

Susan Lally F.

CONTACT US

Get in touch to find out more about the museum and our offerings.

5 Church St, Mattapoisett, MA 02739, USA

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