Viva Fall River

Maritime Museum at Battleship Cove

Feb 6, 2024 | Attractions

Step aboard a voyage through time at Fall River’s Maritime Museum, where the region’s rich nautical heritage comes alive. Located along the picturesque waterfront, this museum offers a captivating journey into the seafaring past of Fall River and its involvement in maritime history.

Explore meticulously curated exhibits showcasing historic vessels, navigational instruments, and artifacts that tell the stories of sailors, shipbuilders, and waterfront communities. From the bustling days of the whaling industry to the heyday of steamship travel to the role of immigrant communities in the regional economy, each display offers a glimpse into the maritime traditions and triumphs that have shaped the history of Southern New England. Beyond local history, the museum is also nationally renowned for its exhibition on the RMS Titanic, one of the world’s largest of its type on the subject. View the video below for a peek into the museum’s extensive collection!

The Maritime Museum is a part of the Battleship Cove Museum and is located a short walk from their docked collection of wartime vessels. Visitors may purchase a ticket to the maritime museum alone for $10 for adults and $8 for children, or can purchase a bundled pass to access other attractions at Battleship Cove. Hours vary depending on the season and can be found at