Directions and Parking


After crossing the A. Piatt Andrew Bridge continue on 128 N to the Grant Circle Rotary

At Grant Circle, take the 2nd exit and continue to Blackburn Circle

At Blackburn Circle, take the 2nd exit on to the Rte. 128 Extension

Stay in the right lane and at the end of the extension, turn right on to Eastern Ave.

At the end of Eastern Ave, turn right at the stop sign on to East Main St.

Continue on Rogers St. for about .3 miles

Turn left on to Harbor Loop. Maritime Gloucester is at the base of the Loop and the Ardelle and Isabella are berthed at the pier behind the Museum.


There is limited free parking in the lot in front of Maritime Gloucester for Maritime Heritage Charter’s passengers and metered parking along Harbor Loop. There are also three metered municipal parking lots on Rogers St. within a block of the dock. All parking is on a first-come-first-served basis.

Parking Maritime Heritage Charters


Please note that Gloucester has a vibrant schedule of events and activities throughout the summer season, please plan your arrival time accordingly.  If you come early, there is plenty to see and do at Maritime Gloucester. It is the responsibility of our passengers to be present at boarding. Public sails board at sail time and we cannot hold the vessels’ departure or return to the dock for any passengers not present at boarding.