Best of Newburyport
Custom House Maritime Museum
50% Off Museum Admission & 10% off $25+ Gift Shop Purchase
The Custom House: A Historic Destination
Whether you live locally to the Greater Newburyport area or you’re just visiting, the Custom House Maritime Museum is a destination that you must visit. Come experience Newburyport’s Maritime history and tradition.
Newburyport is rich with history serving as the first major commercial port on the East Coast and the home of the US Coast Guard. On August 4th, 2015 Newburyport will celebrate the 225th Anniversary of of the Coast Guard.
In addition to the beautiful museum, the Custom House also features many wonderful exhibits and hosts event night talks featuring experts on various historic topics. If you are a history buff at heart, you will find tremendous value in becoming a member of the Custom House.
Present your Best of Newburyport VIP Card and receive half price Museum admission & 10% off gift shop purchases of $25 or more.
Present your VIP Card & receive half price museum admission
VIP Card holder receive 10% off any gift shop purchase of $25.00 or more
Do you know about the impressive history of the Plum Island Airport in Newbury? Many advances in aviation occurred on Plum Island. The first flying field in New England was built on Plum Island. The original runway over the sand dunes and marshes was made of wood!
Maudslay State Park features breathtaking 19th century gardens, carriage roads and walking trails, stunning fields and meadows as well as stone arch bridges and a flowering reflection pond. If you appreciate history and the outdoors, a trip to Maudslay State Park is a must. Enjoy miles of hiking and walking trails and join the equestrian group if you enjoy horse back riding.
Whether you live local to the Newburyport area or you are just coming for a visit, the Clipper City Rail Trail is a great way to experience the natural beauty of the area. The path runs from MBTA Commuter Rail Station over to the Merrrimack River and provides a picturesque spot to exercise or just enjoy a leisurely stroll.