Custom House Maritime Museum A View of the Museum from Water St.

The U.S. Coast Guard

A Coast Guard Member Raises the Flag

Newburyport is the birthplace of the U.S. Coast Guard, and our museum is proud to honor the brave men and women serving our country and protecting our waters with our Coast Guard exhibit. Various Coast Guard events and demonstrations take place at he museum. Check our calendar for upcoming activities. For more information on the U.S. Coast Guard visit, for the local Merrimack River Station visit or for the Coast Guard Auxiliary visit

The USCG Hammerhead Arrives in NBPT
The bridge of the USCG Hammerhead
the USCG Hammerhead sits at the dock in Newburyport Harbor
Local Merrimack Fast Rescue Boat
USCG Hammerhead crewman playing the guitar
A crowd listens to a speech during a Custom House ceremony