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Welcome to History

At the Essex Shipbuilding Museum you can experience

New England work ethics, attitudes and values that have

much to teach us today.

Our web site describes our offerings and services for

educational discovery, for tours and for visitors, but only a

visit can give you the authentic experience of a remarkable

New England village. There is always something new

happening here!

In addition to visiting, volunteering is a very rewarding part of

our museum's strength. Many volunteers with a wide variety

and level of skills are engaged in many new facets of our

museum. Contact the Museum for current  opportunities.

Visiting the Museum

There are a number of ways that you can visit the

Museum. Both individual and group tours, including school

groups, are available. In addition to tours there

are opportunities for scholars to access the extensive