Winter hours for the Coast Guard Heritage Museum in Barnstable announced

The Coast Guard Heritage Museum at the Trayser on Route 6A (Main Street) in Barnstable has resumed its winter schedule in preparation for the 2011 Season. 

The museum will be open by appointment only on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. to accommodate visitors and groups. 

Call 508- 362-8521 or email the museum at [email protected] to make an appointment.

U.S. Coast Guard Heritage Museum. cctoday photo.

The Coast Guard Heritage Museum will also open for special events to be announced.  Visit the museum's website to learn more.  Those interested in preserving Coast Guard history are invited to volunteer to assist the museum's all-volunteer docent-interpreters a few hours a day, once a week. Training will be provided and mileage will be paid to those who qualify.

The Coast Guard Heritage Museum is one of only a few independent non-profit museums dedicated to preserving the history and legacy of the U.S. Coast Guard.  Citizens are invited to become members to help defray the rising costs of operating a museum. The museum works closely with the U.S. Coast Guard but receives no financial support from them or any other governmental agency and depends solely on paid admissions, memberships, donations and proceeds from the gift shop.

Courtesy of the Coast Guard Heritage Museum.

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