The Mattapoisett Historical Society Museum houses over 30,000 artifacts and documents to help visitors explore Mattapoisett’s past, learning how the community has grown into what it is today.
The Museum houses several permanent exhibits including a significant number of maritime artifacts and memorabilia from America’s whaling era, Native American artifacts, an outstanding collection of antique vehicles, a complete blacksmith shop from the 1800s, a colonial kitchen and loom, an 1890’s kitchen, antique farming equipment, furniture, and domestic artifacts from bygone eras.
Links to Articles
Scrimshaw to Survival, Summer 2015
New exhibit follows family from whaling industry to junior high camping by Georgia Sparling | Sippican Week
Mattapoisett’s Finest, Summer 2014
‘Mattapoisett’s Finest’ honored at new exhibit by Georgia Sparling | Sippican Week
Hurricane of 1938, Summer 2013
Out to sea with the Hurricane of 1938
by Georgia Sparling | Sippican Week
The Art of Knots, Summer 2013
Summer exhibit explores Art of Knots
Sippican Week | Happenings | June 26, 2013