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We are always looking for new volunteers, no Coast Guard experience required.  If interested in joining our team, please contact us by Email or Phone.

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

THE COAST GUARD AVIATION EXHIBIT AT

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

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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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
OPEN 
for the SEASON!!
Hours are still 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Tuesday thru Saturday.


Come and visit our new Coast Guard in Space Exhibit featuring information on the two Coast Guard Astronauts, CDR Bruce Melnick, USCG (Retired) and CAPT Dan Burbank, USCG (Retired)!


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

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H-65 Helo hoisting a rescue swimmer

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