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Herreshoff Marine Museum Unveils Two New Exhibits: "A Matter of Scale" and the "Love Rocks Picture Gallery"


THE HERRESHOFF MARINE MUSEUM / AMERICA'S CUP HALL OF FAME is dedicated to the education and inspiration of the public through presentations of the history and innovative work of the Herreshoff Manufacturing Company and the America's Cup competition. The Museum, bordering beautiful Narragansett Bay, in Bristol, Rhode Island, is one of the nation's most important historic maritime treasures.


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Herreshoff Marine Museum Unveils Two New Exhibits: "A Matter of Scale" and the "Love Rocks Picture Gallery"

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PRESS RELEASE: Two New Exhibits 

Herreshoff Marine Museum Unveils Two New Exhibits: "A Matter of Scale" and the "Love Rocks Picture Gallery"

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The temperature is climbing, the docks are floating, and the daffodils are popping up everywhere. It must be time to open up the museum for the season! With the start of the 2024 Season at Herreshoff, we want to welcome you all back with our Spring Open House on Saturday, May 25th, 10-5pm! We will have free admission to the museum and guided tours, hands-on activities for all ages, and camp counselors discussing our sailing programs. We will even have Herreshoff 12½ sailing demonstrations throughout the day and a chance for visitors to tour our new yacht charter! Enjoy a picnic lunch on our waterfront from our food truck vendors and refreshments from our beverage sponsors, Ragged Island Brewing Company and Gooseneck Vineyards. Come celebrate with us and see what Herreshoff is up to this year!Schedule:All Day Activities (10am-5pm):- Waterfront games: Cornhole, Giant Jenga- Learn about our sailing programs led by our knowledgeable sailing instructors- Tour 55' day-sailer, PATRICIAN- Refreshments will be available throughout the day sponsored by Ragged Island & Gooseneck Vineyards. (Alcoholic beverages are for visits ages 21+, please bring a valid ID and drink responsibly.)10-10:30am: Welcome- Join us in the Hall of Boats for an introduction to the day's activities.10:30-12:30pm: Guided Museum Tours- Explore the rich maritime history of the Herreshoff Marine Museum with guided tours led by our knowledgeable docents. - Learn about the iconic vessels and innovative designs that have shaped sailing history.12-1pm: Lunch Break- Take a break and enjoy a picnic lunch on the museum grounds. Food trucks and vendors will be available offering a variety of options for purchase.1-2:30pm: Guided Museum Tours1-3pm: Family-Friendly Workshops and Activities- Engage in hands-on workshops and activities suitable for all ages.1-4pm: Sailing Demonstrations- Experience the thrill of sailing firsthand with sailing demonstrations on our H12½'s.*Note: This schedule is subject to change.#FreeFamilyFun #OutdoorActivities #FreeMuseum #Herreshoff #BristolRI #Waterfront #LetsGoSailing ... See MoreSee Less
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With the start of the 2024 Season at Herreshoff, we want to welcome you all back with our Spring Open House on Saturday, May 25th, 10-5pm! We will have FREE ADMISSION to the Museum and guided tours, hands-on activities for all ages, and camp counselors discussing our sailing programs. We will even have Herreshoff 12½ sailing demonstrations throughout the day and a chance for visitors to tour our new yacht charter, PATRICIAN! Enjoy a picnic lunch on our waterfront from our food truck vendors and refreshments from our beverage sponsors, Ragged Island Brewing Company and Gooseneck Vineyards. Come celebrate with us and see what Herreshoff is up to this year! Visit our website for the full schedule of events! #BristolRI #Herreshoff #FreeAdmission #FreeMuseums #Museum #FamilyFun #Sailing #LetsGoSailing #RhodeIslandHistory #ThingsToDoRI ... See MoreSee Less
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