Year in Review
As a long-time sailor, I can attest that one of life’s greatest thrills is casting off lines and getting underway. In recent months, I’ve experienced that same sense of excitement with our efforts to build a National Coast Guard Museum.
In the spring of 2018, the Museum Association expanded its project team with the hiring of Connecticut firms, A/Z Corporation as the pre-construction manager and GEI Consultants to provide geotechnical services.READ MORE
Building the Future
The National Coast Guard Museum building is in the final design stages by project architect, Payette, with updates including a reorientation of the building’s front door, reduction in the extent of the glass façade, and the addition of an iconic sail motif to the riverside façade.
The Visitor Experience
In October 2018, SEARCH, Inc. and AldrichPears presented the 50% schematic drawings of the exhibits to the Coast Guard. READ MORE
The last 18 months have seen a flurry of activity across the multiple elements of this complex project. The Museum Education Initiative, comprised of educators and museum experts, which designed the aspirational visitor experience and STEM Discovery Center, is complete and has been shared with the Coast Guard. READ MORE