Local Museums in Scituate
Looking for a rainy day activity? There are a variety of unique and interactive museums in Scituate!
Scituate Maritime and Irish Mossing Museum
If you’re interested in local history, look no further than the Maritime and Irish Mossing Museum. Set in the 1739 residence of Capt. Benjamin James on the Driftway, the museum has six evolving exhibits and a museum store featuring items pertaining to the stories told through the exhibits. With unique artifacts from historic shipwrecks and the brave people who manned these ships, it’s an experience as unique as New England.
Hull Lifesaving Museum
Much more than a museum, Hull Lifesaving Museum provides insight into the area’s maritime history and how it relates to our daily lives. Housed in the former Point Allerton US Lifesaving Station opened in 1889, Hull features engaging, hands-on exhibits and a spectacular view of Boston Light from the observation cupola.
Plimoth Plantation brings visitors back to settlement times, telling the iconic story of Plymouth Colony. An engaging and experiential outdoor and indoor learning environment, Plimoth Plantation offers insight into the interwoven stories of the English and Native Americans, with exhibits, special events, public programs, and workshops. There’s even a full-scale reproduction of The Mayflower ship!
If you’re visiting any of the local museums in Scituate, you should stay at the Inn at Scituate. With our amazing views of the ocean harbor, traditional New England hospitality, and well-appointed guestrooms decorated in a charming Cape Cod seaside style, it’s an unforgettable experience. Book with us today to take advantage of all that our area offers!