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Coast Guard Heritage Museum

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Copyright © 2015. The Coast Guard Heritage Museum. All rights reserved.

Cape Cod Maritime Meanderings
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Early Revenue Cutter Crew

The Lighthouse Service is a big part of the CGHM.  We have a large collection of artifacts honoring the history of  Lighthouses, Lightships and their Keepers and crews. 

Image courtesy of Barnstable Patriot and photographer Alan Belkanich
Painting of Revenue Cutter Massachusetts

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THE MUSEUM IS SPONSORED IN PART BY THE COAST GUARD AVIATION ASSOCIATION

WELCOME TO THE COAST GUARD HERITAGE MUSEUM

NEW Free Self-Guided Audio Tour System!

USCG C-130 Hercules on ramp

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Visiting Cape Cod? We are proud to be a part of the Cape Cod Museum Trail.  Go to:


www.capecodmuseumtrail.com
to see all of the great museums on the Cape in one place!

The Coast Guard Heritage Museum is located in the historic old Customs House at the corner of Main Street and Millway in Barnstable Village on Cape Cod, MA. 


The Museum  is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of the history of the United States Coast Guard and its predecessor organizations.

The Museum features items and information covering the history of the Life Saving Service as it existed on Cape Cod, Including stations, equipment, and stories.

The very beginning of the Coast Guard was the Revenue Cutter Service. Any story of the history of the United States Coast Guard opens with the story of the Revenue Cutters. 

WE ARE NOW
CLOSED 
for the SEASON!!
but will open again Tuesday, 1 May 2018.  Our hours will be 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (1000-1500 for you salty dogs...)

Tuesday thru Saturday.

  We will have some new displays, so please visit us then!​

In the meantime, please consider becoming a Member. CLICK ON THE MEMBERSHIP BUTTON FOR MORE INFORMATION

ALSO, WE NEED VOLUNTEERS!!​ 

CALL FOR INFORMATION

(508) 362-8521


ADMISSION $5 
CHILDREN UNDER 10 FREE
ACTIVE DUTY USCG FREE!
MEMBERS FREE!
JOIN TODAY!!
we  accept M/C, VISA, AMERICAN EXPRESS  & DISCOVER cards !!


EMAIL US AT:  CGHeritage@comcast.net 
We are located at:
3353 Main Street  (Route 6A)
P. O. Box 161
Barnstable, MA 02630
Tel: (508) 362-8521

Coast Guard Astronaut Dan Burbank in front of USCGC Campbell
Coast Guard Cutter Point Young

NEW  Coast Guard Astronaut Display!

USCGC Campbell in Boston Harbor