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Herreshoff Marine Museum


Dock
Not Offered

Mooring
Not Offered

Day Trip
Not Offered
1 Burnside Street
Bristol, RI 02809-2015
Check-in after 01:00 PM
Check-out before 12:00 PM
VHF 68
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20 Reviews

by iownme on Sep 22, 2019
We liked it enough to go back a second trip. The cautions are: weddings can blare music to 11:00 PM (I enjoyed it while hanging out), very rolly at times and facilities aren't 24 hours. Josh is a great dockhand.

by tprendergast on Sep 03, 2019
Very accommodating and friendly staff

by hopalonghyde on Aug 11, 2019
Kirk and Josh went out of their way to accommodate us. Be aware that the toilet and showers are in the museum (which is free with dockage) so it is available only during museum hours.

by chowland0413 on Jul 28, 2019
Lovely mooring in Bristol harbor. The staff was responsive and welcoming. No launch service but there is a large dinghy dock.

by svliberty on Jul 23, 2019
Great place to grab a mooring. The staff was very helpful and so accommodating when we requested an earlier check-in time. The museum is a must see!

by hendricksonjoshua on Jul 21, 2019
Great experience, dock master very helpful

by horizon8228 on Jul 17, 2019
Accommodated request for our group of 4 boats to be close by in mooring field. Dockmaster leaves at 2 on Sundays so no ice available after that. Showers are only available during museum hours. Trash was overflowing at dumpsters. Water is available on the docks. Plenty of dinghy space. The mooring field is NOT in a no wake zone and boats go blasting through creating big wakes. If you’re not planning to visit the museum go further up to town within the no wake zone and be closer to shops and restaurants.

by 1jparker0715 on Jul 16, 2019
Great service, we had a wonderful stay. The Herreshoff Museum is a treasure! We will be back!

by selestra35 on Jul 06, 2019
The area is very pretty; however there are no facilities available from 1700hrs to 0900hrs. No trash container; no bathroom, no showers ... nothing after 0900-1700. $100 mooring fee for the above GO FIGURE ? Ronald W Feher Raison Detre [email protected] 607-725-9706

by rigirly on Jun 27, 2019
Good price. Bristol can be a little rolly due to boat wakes. Staff was helpful when pedestal power didn't work (found another pedestal for us).

by g2nconnell on Jun 24, 2019
Good dock. Helpful staff. Great museum. Conveniently located

by rkilmon on Oct 08, 2017
Amazing place; gorgeous boats; a wonderful impromptu tour from the curator.

by rib4marinas on Aug 30, 2017
Launch service much appreciated.

by andersenjp on Aug 30, 2017
My only regret is not staying longer. Our stay was only a brief overnighter, and I wanted to enjoy the museum as well.

by gwlk99 on Aug 21, 2017
Good dockage and great tour of the museum. Electrical needs some updating.

by billfish on Aug 18, 2017
The marina was wonderful and the museum is a must see. It was very windy (20+ knots) and the staff were amazingly helpful with dock lines etc. I enjoy the short walk into town as well. It is a little rocky at night but the floating dock is better than a mooring because of how it is sheltered immediately next to a fixed pier, at least in a typical southwesterly.

by mfredberg on Aug 07, 2017
Mooring area exposed to long fetch with resulting continuous wave action. Very uncomfortable resulting in early departure. Dock hand was a volunteer vwho was very nice

by ae28no450 on Jul 17, 2017
Just about everything was terrific. Just two small notes: (1) The docking process (previously reserved space) was a bit confusing - hard to understand just where to put the boat, and what sequence would be used between us and "Christine", also in the process of docking. Also, although the dock crew was satisfied that the assigned spot would accommodate our draft, we wound up with the rudder aground at low tide (departure time 1100), apparently because the bottom shoals up at the inner end of our berth. (2) A staff member locked up the dockside heads while a crew member was inside - led to a rather frightening experience. Additional note: I really didn't want to create a Marinas.com account, but was unable to submit this review without doing so.

by kimlyons on Jul 10, 2017
Enjoyed our stay. The primary inconvenience was that the bathroom and shower facilities were closed on the afternoon of 7/4. They reopened on 7/5. Also, we didn't know how to access the wifi...no info on the webpage.

by diehlb on Jul 07, 2017
Very friendly staff. Thank you again!

About Herreshoff Marine Museum

The Herreshoff Marine Museum/America's Cup Hall of Fame is dedicated to the education and inspiration of the public through presentations of the history and innovative work of the Herreshoff Manufacturing Company and the America's Cup competition.

The Museum, bordering beautiful Narragansett Bay, in Bristol, Rhode Island, is one of the nation's most important historic maritime treasures. We regularly host classic yacht regattas, sponsor symposia on classic yacht design and restoration, and operate an outstanding sailing school for youth and adults. We celebrate excellence in design, innovation, education, and technology.

Immerse yourself in exhibits about the Herreshoff Manufacturing Company, the America’s Cup, and the fabulous people and yachts that gained fame around the world. Participate in our extraordinary events and expand your horizons. Visit, join, and be a part of a great tradition.

PLEASE NOTE that our mooring field does not provide launch service.


Booking Info

Herreshoff Classic Regatta Booking Dates August 22nd-24th are blocked off in Dockwa. Please either add yourself to the Waitlist through Dockwa, or contact the Herreshoff Dockmaster directly, so they can add you to the waitlist.


Services

  • Water
  • Electrical

Amenities

  • Floating Docks
  • Restrooms
  • Showers
  • Wireless Internet

Info

  • Cancellation Policy -HMM

Photos

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