News and Events

MUSEUM OPEN FOR THANKSGIVING WEEKEND & CHRISTMAS STROLL

The Marconi-RCA Wireless Museum will have a special holiday opening for Thanksgiving Weekend and during the annual Chatham Christmas Stroll.

If you were unable to visit the museum during our regular summer hours, then this is your chance. We also have a unique collection of rare books, t-shirts, and gifts in our museum shop.

The Marconi-RCA Wireless Museum on the Chatham Marconi Maritime Center campus at 847 Orleans Road (Route 28), will be open 1 to 4 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 28-30 and then again 1 to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 12 and 13.

Click here for more information.


2014 SEASON ENDS ON A STRONG NOTE

A sincere 'thank you' to all who have visited us in 2014. Looking forward to next season, our Exhibit Committee has begun design of new exhibits, plus some update of existing ones to enhance your visitor experience. We will announce the 2014 theme in early 2015.

Also a special thanks to our dedicated volunteers who staffed the Marconi-RCA Wireless Museum in 2014. We hope we can count on you again next year. As CMMC continues to grow, we look forward to welcoming more volunteers in 2015.


Centennial Events on Youtube

The exciting story of CMMC centennial events was captured in interviews of the CMMC leadership team by reporters from "Chatham Today" CATV. Learn more about the Marconi-RCA Wireless Museum and its history, our Grand Opening during Chatham History Weekend, Princess Elettra Marconi's visit, the Summer STEM program and several 2014 exhibits.

To see these interviews with our leadership team click here.


Your Invitation to Visit Us

PLAN YOUR 2015 TRIP

Videos, activites, and interactive displays appeal to all ages including young students, Titanic buffs, Radio buffs and WWII vets. New and expanded exhibits are coming in 2015.

We are located at 847 Orleans Rd (Route 28) in Chatham MA 02633.

Click here for our off-season museum schedule & map

To Members and Friends:
We have been able to build CMMC with the ongoing support of our members and friends. Membership opportunities continue: Become a Member of CMMC and enjoy the benefit of admissions, plus special member events.
See our Join Us -> Membership page for more information.




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This website opens the door to the Chatham Marconi Maritime Center (CMMC), where visitors of all ages can learn, interact 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.)

2014 Year in Review

The following is a list of highlights from the recent season, with links to get more information, if desired.

Renovation Complete on Historic "Hotel Nautilus"
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Hotel Nautilus

The renovation which began in the spring of 2013 was completed this year. The official opening was on June 21st with the unveiling of the Education Center and new exhibits housed in the hotel space.

Click here to see the article from the Cape Cod Times from 4/4/14.

Click here to see the photo gallery from the Cape Cod Times.


CMMC WWII video features the Battle of the Atlantic.

To see more about the video's creator, Ed Fouhy, and its background, click here to view the article published in the Cape Cod Chronicle (c) 2011, used with permission.
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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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