Sundays, 8am-11am (beginning April 2, 2006)
$10 per plate
Come down to the riverside for a delicious breakfast prepared in an old wooden boatshop. Enjoy eggs cooked to order, pancakes, sausage, homefries, fruit and homemade breads along with bottomless coffee, tea or juice. Admission includes a tour of the Museum and boatyard.
Essex Shipbuilding Museum
66 Main Street, Essex, MA
About the Essex Shipbuilding Museum
The Essex Shipbuilding Museum tells the extraordinary story of a small New England village whose citizens built more two-masted wooden fishing schooners than in any other place in the world. Preserving the history of the wooden shipbuilding industry, an integral part of the economy and culture in New England and the United States since the 1630’s, the Museum maintains one of the best maritime collections in the region. Museum projects have built or interpreted schooners, Chebacco boats, sailing lighters, dories and privateers. The last intact American fishing schooner, the Evelina M. Goulart is currently being preserved and documented. Innovative, experiential educational programs teach concepts through a rich mix of content knowledge and hands-on activities for children, adults, seniors and educators from around the world. Located in the heart of Essex, Massachusetts at the oldest continuously operating shipyard in the western hemisphere and integral to the town’s historic character, scenic vista and river basin, the Museum features antique shipbuilding tools, photographs, documents, and exhibits portraying the shipbuilding industry. Tours include video presentations and hands-on activities. A gift shop offers ship plans, maritime books, and other nautical memorabilia.