Getting Here


Our ship, Polaris is located at:

Maritime Gloucester, 23 Harbor Loop Drive, Gloucester, MA 01930

By Train

You can take the commuter rail to Gloucester and then take the CATA trolly. For up to date schedules check out MBTA and Cape Ann Transit Authority.

By Car

Those arriving on Cape Ann via Route 128 can exit at the Grant Circle Rotary, or at the end of Route 128 (Eastern Avenue Traffic Lights), and head to Harbor Loop and Maritime Gloucester. It's about 50-minute drive from Boston. 

There are metered street parking and city lots.

Finding us

At the end of Harbor loop you will see the Maritime Heritage Center (a red building) --. Walk down the slope to the left of the building (past the big gate) and towards the dock area and past the working areas on your left. The expansive pier in front of you is home to Polaris and the schooners Ardelle and Adventure. Check them out if they are in port! Polaris is docked immediately to your right closest to buildings and in front of Ardelle.