Best of Newburyport
Custom House Maritime Museum
50% Off Museum Admission & 10% off $25+ Gift Shop Purchase
Present your VIP Card & receive half price museum admission
10% off any gift shop purchase of $25.00 or more
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.
Whether your visiting Newburyport or are looking for a great way to entertain guests, a historic walking tour hosted by Untapped History is a must! Experience Newburyport's top historic walking tour and "You'll Laugh, You'll Learn, You'll Drink!"
As the the birthplace of the U.S. Coast Guard, our Newburyport Coast Guardsmen are responsible for some of the greatest rescues, with history dating back almost 200 years. Born Ready, through intense surf and heavy breaking seas, these men and women maintain and handle several sea going vessels including steel hull boats, a utility power boat and Boston Whalers.
Newburyport beach activities extend way beyond boating and sunbathing. Explore Parker River Wildlife Refuge on Plum Island Beach for surfing, beachfront yoga, saltwater fishing and renowned migrate birdwatching.