The Maritime Museum is open Wednesday-Saturday 10am-3pm. In accordance with current guidelines, social distancing and the wearing of masks or cloth facial coverings are required on the premises. New Massachusetts restrictions on capacity may limit ticket availability.
The Maritime Museum at Battleship Cove, formally the Marine Museum at Fall River in Fall River, Massachusetts is a historical and nautical museum with memorabilia, artifacts, and ship models of the Fall River Line and RMS Titanic. The museum houses a diverse collection which includes more than 150 scale models, 30,000 photographs, videos, uniforms, audio recordings and more. The museum also hosts a Titanic exhibition, which includes a 28-foot (8.5-meter) long scale model of the RMS Titanic used in Twentieth-Century-Fox’s 1953 film Titanic.
The museum also houses models of the Fall River Line (which operated from 1847 to 1937), a fleet of steamships that carried passengers from New York City and Boston to summer homes in Newport. Other exhibits follow the history of steam power at sea.
The museum also sponsors a regular program of special events. The museum’s main gallery exhibition is entitled: Sails, Paddles, and Screws: the History of Maritime Travel and Culture; and the museum hosts temporary exhibitions as well as a Kid’s Cove Fun Space.