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.
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
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NEW Free Self-Guided Audio Tour System!
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.
Coast Guard Heritage Museum
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.
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.
NEW Coast Guard Astronaut Display!
Visiting Cape Cod? We are proud to be a part of the Cape Cod Museum Trail. Go to:
to see all of the great museums on the Cape in one place!
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THE MUSEUM IS SPONSORED IN PART BY THE COAST GUARD AVIATION ASSOCIATION