Herreshoff Marine Museum
The Herreshoff Marine Museum / America’s Cup Hall of Fame is dedicated to the education and inspiration of the public through presentations of the history and innovative work of the Herreshoff Manufacturing Company and the America’s Cup competition.
The Museum, bordering beautiful Narragansett Bay, in Bristol, Rhode Island, is one of the nation’s most important historic maritime treasures. The Museum regularly hosts classic yacht regattas, sponsors symposia on classic yacht design and restoration, and operates an outstanding sailing school for youth and adults. The Museum celebrates excellence in design, innovation, education, and technology.
Mystic Seaport and the Herreshoff Marine Museum have a broad collaborative relationship as each museum’s mission, assets, programs and aspirations are complementary with the other. Both museums operate independently with their existing assets, but serve as resources to the other as needed. Mystic Seaport and Herreshoff Marine Museum work closely together in a number of areas including collections management, curatorial and custodial support, and exhibitions.