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every paid annual membership sponsors two free annual memberships for health care workers, first responders, and grocery store employees.

Please become a member of the New London Maritime Society.
We've raised $500 so far with most donations of $50.

NLMS membership is $35 for one year, $50 for a family


Individual membership - $35, receives quarterly newsletter, free admission to the Custom House Maritime Museum, a 10% discount in the MUSEUM SHOP, member discounts & invitations to special events

Family membership - $50, receives quarterly newsletter, free family admission to the Custom House Maritime Museum, a 10% discount in the MUSEUM SHOP, member discounts & invitations to special events

Business membership - $250, receives business logo on the home page of our website, receives quarterly newsletter, free admission to the Custom House Maritime Museum, a 10% discount in the MUSEUM SHOP, member discounts & invitations to special events

Beacon membership - $350, receives one ticket to tour each of our three lighthouses, quarterly newsletter, free admission to the Custom House Maritime Museum, a 10% discount in the MUSEUM SHOP, member discounts & invitations to special events

Sponsor membership - $1000, receives clickable business logo on the home page of our weekly email blast and on the website, quarterly newsletter, free family admission to the Custom House Maritime Museum, a 10% discount in the MUSEUM SHOP, member discounts & invitations to special events

The Custom House Maritime Museum/New London Maritime Society (NLMS) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) charitable organization and receives no regular funding from any other organization. We rely entirely on donations and the money raised from visitors to the Museum. There is one staff member; the museum is run by a dedicated band of volunteers who give generously of their time.

NLMS history
With possible sale or demolition looming, Impassioned New Londoners organized to preserve their local U.S. Custom House and, in 1983, established the New London Maritime Society (NLMS), repurposing the building as the Custom House Maritime Museum. 

Today, the Custom House is a lively maritime museum, preservation, and educational organization. Since 2009, NLMS also has taken on stewardship of the three major beacons leading into this historic port: New London Harbor Light — established 257 years ago and still an active aid to navigation, it is the first and the tallest lighthouse built on Long Island Sound; Race Rock Light Station, off Fishers Island, New York, built by local legend Captain T.A. Scott and lit in 1878; and New London Ledge Light, first lit in New London harbor, in 1909.

Through museum exhibitions and educational programs, the museum actively promotes, protects and celebrates the maritime history and current life of the port of New London and the surrounding region.

Donations ()

  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 20 hrs
  • Anonymous 
    • $40 
    • 14 d
  • Linda English 
    • $50 
    • 14 d
  • Laura Wulf 
    • $50 
    • 14 d
  • Rachel Johnson 
    • $35 
    • 16 d
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Organizer

Ingoldsby Crawford 
Organizer
New London, CT
New London Maritime Society Inc 
Registered nonprofit
Donations are 100% tax deductible.
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