Preble-Marr Historical Museum
The Museum is on the first floor of Cranberry House about 1/3 mile down the main road from the Great Cranberry Island town dock. Admission is FREE! The museum is open every day 10:00-4:00 from Memorial to Columbus Day. Come explore our artifact displays and exhibits about life on Great Cranberry in the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. New exhibitions are developed every year.
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View some historical videos in the museum:
- CIRT’s drone video – assembling affordable housing behind Cranberry House
- Storm at Sea – a hair-raising trip around Cape Horn
- Ice Cutting – lake ice is cut and stored for the summer
- GCI: Hitty’s Home – why we believe Hitty was carved here
- any of the other videos made by GCIHS
The original museum was opened August 6, 2000 in leased quarters in the Longfellow School. It was re-opened June 15, 2008 in Cranberry House, its permanent home.