January through March we are open Thursday through Sunday from 1 to 5 PM.
April through December, we are open Wednesday through Sunday, from 1 to 5 PM, or by appointment. Call 860-447-2501.
Address: 150 Bank Street, New London, CT 06320 860-447-2501
Admission: The Custom House Maritime Museum is always FREE for current members, individuals with current military or USCG cadet ID and children under age 14 (with adult), admission is a $7 suggested donation for all others. Admission is by donation on Sunday.
Four Saturdays - February 4, 11, 18, & 25 - 10:30 AM to 12 NOON.
How to be a Cartoonist - cartooning classes for kids age 8 and up. How to be a Cartoonist - is taught by kids' book illustator / cartoonist Jon Buller at the Custom House Maritime Museum.
Fee: $40. Register online, by email, or call 860-447-2501. ■
Feb 9-12 - Hartford Boat Show. NLMS will be there with the Sea Scouts.
Sat, Feb, 25 - Build a Simple Lighthouse Model, with Elinor De Wire Saturday at 1 PM Kids, especially, will enjoy this workshop about lighthouses that includes a presentation on different types of lighthouses and culminates in a hands-on activity building a paper cup lighthouse. All materials provided. Best for ages 5 to 12. $10. Call 860.447.2501 or Sign up online: brownpapertickets.com/event/2869705
March 12 - St. Patrick’s Day Parade in New London
Sunday at 1 PM The Jibboom Club will march for New London Maritime Society. FREE.
March 12 - Keepers in Skirts: Women in the Lighthouse Service, with Elinor De Wire. Sunday at 3 PM
Join lighthouse author and historian, Elinor DeWire, for a look back at women’s in lighthouse keeping, from Hannah Thomas, who kept Plymouth Lighthouse, Massachusetts during
the Revolutionary War, to the Coast Guard’s twentieth century lady lightkeepers in Maine and Washington.
April 1 - Jibboom Club #1 - the Jibboom season runs April through December. Tuesday, 1 PM Join Russ & Rob for a speaker’s program, coffee, cupcakes, and conversation. Donation for refreshments, only. Speakers will be posted at nlmaritimesociety.org.
April 24-25 - 2017 Long Island Sound Lighthouse Conference
for lighthouse stake holders, owners, friends groups, and historians.
This is a working meeting . Check facebook page Lighthouses of
Long Island Sound Gateway closer to the event for full program and registration details.