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Herreshoff Marine Museum

From Online Resources to Museum Exhibitions, there is plenty to discover at Herreshoff.

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Museum resources and online databases available to the public to learn more about these innovative designs.


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

MODEL ROOM

The Nathanael Greene Herreshoff Model Room holds 500 models - works of art themselves - and a testimony to Captain Nat’s genius as a naval architect.

THE RELIANCE PROJECT

A one-sixth scale museum-quality model of RELIANCE, a replica of the famous 1903 America’s Cup winner. This is the Museum’s cornerstone to educate visitors.

The primary research resource and repository of manuscripts of the Herreshoff Manufacturing Company and the Herreshoff family.

The Herreshoff Registry aspires to be the place where someone comes when they want information on a Herreshoff sailing vessel.

Herreshoff.info website strives to be the most exhaustive source of information about Herreshoff boats, their models, and their history.

The MIT Museum holds the Haffenreffer-Herreshoff collection of thousands of plans, letters, indexes, booklets, and more.

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.

The Hall of Fame was founded in 1992 under the auspices of the Herreshoff Marine Museum by Halsey Herreshoff, a four-time America's Cup defender and grandson of legendary yacht designer Nathanael Herreshoff.

Nearly eighty legends of the Cup have been inducted into the Hall. Candidates eligible for consideration include members of the crew, designers, builders, syndicate leaders, supporters, chroniclers, and other individuals of merit. Each nominee is judged on the basis of outstanding ability, international recognition, character, performance, and contributions to the sport. The members of the Selection Committee are persons intimate with the history and traditions of America's Cup and committed to the integrity of the Hall of Fame.

The Curator's Log

Keep up with latest from HMM Curators

Curator’s Log: Captain Nat and the Herreshoff Biographies - Part Four: About Nat Himself by John Palmieri

How the movement of military personnel, the crowding of factories for war-time production, rallies, parades and the Liberty Bond Campaign impacted HMCo. and Bristol in the influenza pandemic more than a hundred years ago

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