New in the shop from Montreal – tiny, tangy, flavorful candies. Flavors include Kiwi, Mango, Lemon Lavender, Mojito, Watermelon, Cinnamon, Champagne, Grapefruit, Passionfruit, Doggie (Tangerine), Orange, Chick (Lemon), Jasmine.

Photo, below: our maritime selection — stingray (orange), jellyfish (lemon), & sea turtle (apple). $9 each, NLMS members $8. Great gifts!


What’s Up at the Custom

September 24, 2023

The Custom House is open Wed.– Fri., 1 to 5 PM

Sat. 1 0 AM to 5 PM; & Sun. 1 to 5 PM.

Become a member sign up online.


every Saturday & Sunday at 11:45 or by appointment.

Visit Inside New London Harbor Lighthouse

Sign up now to visit inside NL Harbor Pequot Light. We give Harbor Light tours year-round!

Meet at the lighthouse, then climb 116 steps to the lantern room — all the while learning about the 261-year history of Harbor Light, one of the oldest lighthouses in the country, and the tallest on Long Island Sound. The views at the top are spectacular!​ Harbor Light visits take 40 minutes. Book a tour for up-to five people: click to sign up online, or email to schedule a custom tour during the week.

Tickets are $35, $30 for NLMS members, $25 youth through age 18.


We’re online & on Facebook!

Photo, below, via HarborCam: The view to the Eagle at sunset.

Photo: Work continues on the roof…

Photo below: Cards in the Shop.

  • View Online Exhibitions of New London Maritime History from the Custom House Maritime Museum’s Frank L. McGuire Library.
  • Facebook the Custom House SHOP for gifts with an extra feel good factor — when you shop with us your purchases support our exhibitions, & educational programs.

Photo: Work continues on the roof…

  • We’re on Instagram! @nlmaritime.


Photo, below: Equinox dawn at New London Harbor Light.

Happy Equinox!

Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall. –F. Scott Fitzgerald


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