Your support is needed.

Becoming a member, a donor, or volunteer deepens your connection and makes our preservation efforts, programs, and day to day operations possible. Our collection, our visitors, and our community depend on you.

Become a member or a donor by clicking the "Become a Member" or "Donate" button on this page, visit the Orientation Center at 66 Main St. and sign up in person, or send a check. Please make it payable to Essex Shipbuilding Museum and mail it to us at PO Box 277,  Essex, MA 01929.

To volunteer, contact Chris at, or come down to the shipyard on a Saturday morning to learn more and join the crew.

Thank you for supporting us!