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Maritime Gloucester, Gloucester

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  • We brought our three grandchildren to this very nice museum of living history with live fish and models of fish. They had a great time looking for the creatures who are given a nice home in the tanks ...  more »
  • Go though this museum and learn about the fishing history of Gloucester - a hard life for many, with tales of shipwrecks and sea lore aplenty. Beautiful models and displays, some working, will teach a...  more »
  • A secret treasure that we discovered when a women who offered to take our picture at the Fisherman's Memorial told us about some places we might want to see. The next morning we drove up to the castle...  more »
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  • Essential museum on Gloucester's waterfront
  • New England history.
  • Best museum ever
  • There isn't a million things to do here, but it has a scenic small town feel. As a visitor from Chicago, it looked quintessentially New England to me.
  • It's pretty sad!

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Where to stay in Gloucester

The town prides itself on maintaining a quaint New England charm. Many inns and rental properties offer views, or accommodation in historical red-brick buildings. Some accommodations have only a few rooms, so book ahead to ensure you get the room of your choice.
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