July 4th at the Herreshoff Marine Museum

Watch the Famous Bristol Independence Day Parade

as a VIP at the Best Waterfront View in Town

Ticket Packages range from $25, $80 or $1776 featuring:

Reserved Seating On-Site Parking Restrooms Refreshments and More!

It's Summer at Herreshoff!

The Herreshoff board has enthusiastically offered to match the first $20,000 raised this summer. This is a great opportunity to double your impact! Click Here to read more.

Live Music on the Waterfront | Thursdays, July 11 to August 29 | BYOB & Food Vendors

Experience an unforgettable summer of music at the 2024 Summer Concert Series!

Upcoming Community Events

“The Pirate’s Wife: The Remarkable True Story of Sarah Kidd” by Dr. Daphne Palmer Geanacopoulos

Virtual Model Room Tour

We are excited to bring you this web-based tour of the N.G.H. Model Room, courtesy of Halsey C. Herreshoff and supported by the HArT Recovery Program.

Latest Museum News

PRESS RELEASE: Announcing The 2024 Music Series Presented by ACL 

The Herreshoff Marine Museum and American Cruise Lines are excited to announce the 2024 Summer Sunset Music Series, set to bring vibrant live performances to Bristol’s waterfront for a fourth consecutive season of killer tunes and tasty refreshments.


The Museum is currently open for the Summer Season: Tuesday to Saturdays from 10am to 5pm and Sundays from Noon to 5pm.


Our range of programming for youth and adults, both on shore and on the water, make HMM a unique center for learning and historical perspective.


Your support can make all the difference as we seek to preserve the Herreshoff legacy for marine & industrial innovation, and develop a sustainable institution.

June 13, 2024

PRESS RELEASE: Announcing The 2024 Music Series Presented by ACL

May 22, 2024

PRESS RELEASE: Two New Exhibits

May 1, 2024

2024 Season Preview


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Explore our Museum

America's Cup

Hall of Fame

The America's Cup Hall of Fame honors individuals who have made outstanding contributions to yachting's most distinguished competition.


Come by water and stay or walk our docks to experience the heart of the Rhode Island coastline.

Building 28

Building 28 was the home to the construction of a 37’ tall model of 1903 Herreshoff-built America’s Cup defender RELIANCE and continues to be a place of creation.

Hall of Boats

As a result of more than thirty-five years of careful documentation, acquisition and restoration, the Museum boasts over sixty significant boats.

Rebecca Chase Herreshoff Library

The primary research resource and repository of manuscripts of the Herreshoff Manufacturing Company (1863-1945) and the Herreshoff family.

Herreshoff Events

From Lecture Series to Community Events, there is always something happening at the Herreshoff Marine Museum in Bristol.

Employment Opportunities

HMM has job openings available in retail, sailing and finance.


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