Please review CAM safety protocols for visiting during Covid. Advance tickets are recommended.
In accordance with current CDC and city of Gloucester public health guidance, masks are required for all staff and visitors while inside the Museum.
- Participants must wear a mask or face-covering at all times while inside the Museum.
- Please respect and maintain a distance of six feet or more between unrelated groups.
- If you or anyone in your group feels unwell or has symptoms of COVID-19, please visit the Museum another day.
The Museum is committed to striving for accessibility for all visitors. For general access information, call (978)283-0455 x110, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Parking and Entrance
Free accessible spaces are available on Pleasant Street directly in front of the Museum as well as in the Museum Employee parking lot. Although the lot is reserved for Museum employees, the accessible space is available to the public.
Nearby, metered parking is available along Pleasant Street and in a public lot across the street from the Museum.
The Museum has one entrance on Pleasant Street with a ramp leading to the front door. Drop-offs are permitted on Pleasant Street in front of the Museum gate. We do not currently have power assist doors, but a staff member is within the line of vision of the door for assistance.
For directions and rates, visit Directions and Parking and Hours and Admission.
One manual wheelchair and one walker with wheels are available free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis. Please return them after your visit.
The Cape Ann Museum also welcomes your personal mobility device. An elevator and lifts are available for access between floors.
The Museum is completely accessible for all mobility devices with the exception of our historical homes, the Captain Elias Davis House and our off-site property, the White-Ellery House. Due to the historical nature of the houses, the door frames are not wide enough to accommodate most mobility devices. The front desk can provide an iPad with photographs and a video tour (without audio) of the Davis House interior for anyone interested.
For more information about our historical homes, visit our website for pages about the Captain Elias Davis House and the White-Ellery House.
Assisted Listening Devices
An assistive listening system for up to 10 people is available at the Visitor Services Desk for use on highlights tours, walking tours, and programs in our auditorium. Headphones are provided.
For more information, call (978)283-0455 x110, or e-mail email@example.com.
For Visitors Who are Blind or Have Low Vision:
Due to varying levels of preservation and presentation of artwork and artifacts, lighting levels may differ among the galleries.
Regular guided tours with Museum docents are available Tuesday-Saturday at 11:00 a.m. and Saturday-Sunday at 2:00 p.m. Please contact us at 978-283-0455 x110 or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have further questions about guided tours.
Most Museum galleries have permanent benches or chairs. Free light-weight, portable gallery stools are provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Please return them at the end of your visit.
All Museum restrooms have fully accessible HP stalls. One family/unisex bathroom is located at Museum entrance and additional male/female restrooms are located on the lower level of the Museum.