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Our Annual Fund Drive began November 1. Our challenge this year is to raise $50,000! Click here to learn how your gift can support CMMC in pursuit of our mission.

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What's NEW at CMMC?
A Special Exhibit For Summer 2017...
“Breaking Barriers"

During World War II, over 1,000 young American women left their homes and families to serve America as military pilots. Though the Army classified them as “civilians”, the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) carried out dangerous missions, flying America’s most advanced military aircraft. A new exhibition at the Marconi-RCA Wireless Museum titled, “Breaking Barriers - Women Airforce Service Pilots of WWII”, will tell their story – the story of the first women to fly for the U.S. military.

Click here for a full description of this upcoming exhibit.


May We Interest You In Volunteering?

If you have a skill and a few hours a week, we have a need. Have fun and make new friends! To read more about volunteering at CMMC, click here.




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This website opens the door to the Chatham Marconi Maritime Center (CMMC), where visitors of all ages can learn, interact with and value the rich history of wireless communications on Cape Cod.

You are invited to join us at CMMC for a better understanding of how communications science and technology have changed our lives. (See hours below.)


Announcing Our Winter STEM Events for School Vacations!

STEM-Winter1We are happily preparing some special events for all grade levels for upcoming Saturdays and school vacations.

What can you do? Well you can build your own Lego EV3 vehicle, then learn how to program driverless cars! This is just the beginning... face the challenges of programming a keyless start, navigation, driving in reverse, three-point turns, and cruise control. You will use the Lego Mindstorm NXTs and hydrogen fuel cell cars - explore the future of the automobile industry!

STEM-Winter2Or... Chemistry can be fun. Join us in a variety of science experiments and activities focused on chemical and physical changes... learn to make glow sticks together... learn about slimes, ooblek, and other fun and gooey things. Explore your own creativity in this chemical engineering class.

Click here for more information.

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WINTER & SPRING HOURS

February (Winter School Break)
Thu Feb 23 from 1:00 until 4:00PM
Fri Feb 24 from 1:00 until 4:00PM
Sat Feb 25 from 10:30AM until 4:30PM

March
Fri Mar 24 from 1:00 until 4:00PM
Sat Mar 25 from 10:30AM until 4:30PM

April (Spring School Break)
Thu Apr 20 from 1:00 until 4:00PM
Fri Apr 21 from 1:00 until 4:00PM
Sat Apr 22 from 10:30AM until 4:30PM

May (Memorial Day Weekend)
Fri May 26 from 1:00 until 4:00PM
Sat May 27 from 10:30AM until 4:30PM
Sun May 28 from 1:00 until 4:00PM

Visits may often be arranged at other times, by prior appointment. Please allow several days notice for us to make the necessary arrangements. Call 508-945-8889, or e-mail info@chathammarconi.org to arrange your visit.

Regular Summer Season
Begins Friday June 16 (Chatham History Weekend)
Ends Sunday October 9

Tuesday through Saturday 10:30AM until 4:30PM
Sunday 1:00 until 4:00PM
Closed on most Mondays except July 18 & 25 and August 1 & 8, from 1030AM until 4:30PM


Please see the Visit Us page or our Calendar of Events for dates and times of all museum openings and special events.

The public is always invited to walk the grounds of the Marconi-RCA National Register District and experience the outdoor Antenna Field Trail exhibit at any time.


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The Marconi-RCA National Register District is a 13 acre site that complements the modest, finely crafted buildings, built in 1914, common in the early 20th century. Full exterior Historic Restoration of all 10 buildings on the site had been completed by the Town of Chatham in 2008. Interior renovations, including full ADA compliance, were completed by CMMC, in the Operating Building, ("Marconi-RCA Wireless Museum") in 2010 and the former Hotel Nautilus ("Education Center") in 2014, Recent exterior renovations by the Town of Chatham added ADA access and landscaping. Click on this link for a short history of the campus.


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