Visiting the U.S. Coast Guard
MuseumA picture of the new exhibits at the Coast Guard Museum.

Waesche Hall
U.S. Coast Guard Academy
15 Mohegan Avenue
New London, CT  06320-8511

Hours of Operation:


During the academic year (September-May)

Monday through Friday: 0900-1600
Saturday:                     1000-1600
Sunday:                       1300-1600

A photo of a new exhibit at the Coast Guard Museum Summer Hours:

 Monday through Friday: 0900-1600
 1st & 3rd Saturday of each month: 1000-1600

Winter Hours:

The museum will be closed weekends during the Academy's winter break 13 December 2012 through 7 January 2013.

 Closed on all Federal holidays.

 Special hours can be arranged with the curator.


The museum is located in Waesche Hall on the grounds of the Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut.  New London is located two hours south of Boston and two-and-a-half hours north of New York City along Interstate 95.  The New London Train and bus station and the Long Island Ferry Terminal are only five minutes from the museum by car or taxi. 

Admission to the museum is free but you will need a government-issued photo identification to enter the campus. Please note that due to Academy security procedures international visitors are requested to make an appointment with the Curator before visiting the museum.

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Last Modified 11/6/2012