Events

Showing events from Jul 5, 2015 to Oct 3, 2015

July 6

The Bath Iron Works Story Trolley Tour

All Day BIW Trolley Tours

 

 

What goes on behind those iron gates and metal walls?  How did BIW gain the reputation of "Bath Built is Best Built?"

Learn the answers to those questions and more as a current or former employee of Bath Iron Works serves as your guide, providing the inside story ...

July 7

Historic Bath: The City That Ships Built Trolley Tour

All Day Historic Bath Trolley Tours

More than 400 years of shipbuilding history have left an indelible mark on the city of Bath and the area's culture. Shipbuilding and its associated trades so predominate the city's history that today Bath is known as the "City ...

July 9

Lobster Cruises

9:30AM Special Events

Mondays and Thursdays, July 9-August 31

Step aboard Atlantic Seal, from her dock in South Freeport, for a firsthand lobstering experience! This two-hour trip combines the scenic beauty of Freeport's shoreline with Maine's largest commercial fishery. 

During this cruise you will experience the ...

July 13

The Bath Iron Works Story Trolley Tour

All Day BIW Trolley Tours

 

 

What goes on behind those iron gates and metal walls?  How did BIW gain the reputation of "Bath Built is Best Built?"

Learn the answers to those questions and more as a current or former employee of Bath Iron Works serves as your guide, providing the inside story ...

July 14

Historic Bath: The City That Ships Built Trolley Tour

All Day Historic Bath Trolley Tours

More than 400 years of shipbuilding history have left an indelible mark on the city of Bath and the area's culture. Shipbuilding and its associated trades so predominate the city's history that today Bath is known as the "City ...

Boatshop Workshop: Traditional Nautical Block Making

5:00PM - 8:00PM Boatshop Workshops

In this class, students will make a wooden block, complete with a becket and hand-turned wooden sheave.  Students will shape and rivet the block together with copper rivets and turn the sheave on the shop's lathe.  The end result will be a fully functional block that can be used on ...

July 16

Lobster Cruises

9:30AM Special Events

Mondays and Thursdays, July 9-August 31

Step aboard Atlantic Seal, from her dock in South Freeport, for a firsthand lobstering experience! This two-hour trip combines the scenic beauty of Freeport's shoreline with Maine's largest commercial fishery. 

During this cruise you will experience the ...

July 20

The Bath Iron Works Story Trolley Tour

All Day BIW Trolley Tours

 

 

What goes on behind those iron gates and metal walls?  How did BIW gain the reputation of "Bath Built is Best Built?"

Learn the answers to those questions and more as a current or former employee of Bath Iron Works serves as your guide, providing the inside story ...

July 21

Historic Bath: The City That Ships Built Trolley Tour

All Day Historic Bath Trolley Tours

More than 400 years of shipbuilding history have left an indelible mark on the city of Bath and the area's culture. Shipbuilding and its associated trades so predominate the city's history that today Bath is known as the "City ...

July 22

Harrowing Survival: The Tale of a Great Banks Lobsterboat

6:30PM - 8:00PM Lectures, Films, & Book Talks

Michael Tougias is a lecturer and award-winning author of 18 books.  His book Fatal Forecast:  An Incredible Tale of Disaster and Survival at Sea was praised by the Los Angeles Times as "a breathtaking book-Tougias spins ...

July 23

Lobster Cruises

9:30AM Special Events

Mondays and Thursdays, July 9-August 31

Step aboard Atlantic Seal, from her dock in South Freeport, for a firsthand lobstering experience! This two-hour trip combines the scenic beauty of Freeport's shoreline with Maine's largest commercial fishery. 

During this cruise you will experience the ...

The History of the Maine Lobster Fishery

6:30PM - 8:00PM Lectures, Films, & Book Talks

Lobstering & the Maine Coast Lecture Series

The History of the Maine Lobster Fishery

with Cathy Billings, author of

The Maine Lobster Industry: A History of Culture, Conservation and Commerce

 

July 26

Grand Opening Celebration: Lobstering & the Maine Coast

10:00AM - 2:00PM Special Events

Join us to celebrate the grand opening of our new, 6,200-square-foot exhibit, Lobstering & the Maine Coast! This day of family fun will feature all kinds of lobster-related activities, including demonstrations, crafts, music, food, the soon-to-be-world-famous Lobstermobile, and much more! And of course you'll have the opportunity to explore Maine's largest, ...

July 27

The Bath Iron Works Story Trolley Tour

All Day BIW Trolley Tours

 

 

What goes on behind those iron gates and metal walls?  How did BIW gain the reputation of "Bath Built is Best Built?"

Learn the answers to those questions and more as a current or former employee of Bath Iron Works serves as your guide, providing the inside story ...

July 28

Historic Bath: The City That Ships Built Trolley Tour

All Day Historic Bath Trolley Tours

More than 400 years of shipbuilding history have left an indelible mark on the city of Bath and the area's culture. Shipbuilding and its associated trades so predominate the city's history that today Bath is known as the "City ...

July 30

Lobster Cruises

9:30AM Special Events

Mondays and Thursdays, July 9-August 31

Step aboard Atlantic Seal, from her dock in South Freeport, for a firsthand lobstering experience! This two-hour trip combines the scenic beauty of Freeport's shoreline with Maine's largest commercial fishery. 

During this cruise you will experience the ...

Film: Islander

6:30PM - 8:30PM Lectures, Films, & Book Talks

Lobstering & the Maine Coast Film Series

Islander

Directed by Ian McCrudden; Written by Thomas Hildreth & Ian McCrudden

 

This dramatic feature filmed in Rockland and Vinalhaven stars Thomas Hildreth (Eben) as a man trying ...

July 31

Androscoggin River to the Merrymeeting Bay Kayak Trip

11:30AM - 3:30PM Outdoor Experiences

Enjoy unique educational explorations of Merrymeeting Bay and its tributaries. Each four-hour trip will explore a different area and topic of the Bay. Paddle, solo or tandem, alongside seals and sturgeon while ospreys and eagles soar overhead for an experience you won't forget. These ...

August 3

The Bath Iron Works Story Trolley Tour

All Day BIW Trolley Tours

 

 

What goes on behind those iron gates and metal walls?  How did BIW gain the reputation of "Bath Built is Best Built?"

Learn the answers to those questions and more as a current or former employee of Bath Iron Works serves as your guide, providing the inside story ...

Navigating Mid-Coast Maine

6:00PM - 8:00PM Courses & Instruction

REGISTER NOW

Navigating Mid-Coast Maine

Here are three easy ways to make boating more enjoyable:

First, learn the basics about the information found on nautical charts.

Second, have your charts out where you can use them when enjoying Maine's beautiful ...

August 4

Historic Bath: The City That Ships Built Trolley Tour

All Day Historic Bath Trolley Tours

More than 400 years of shipbuilding history have left an indelible mark on the city of Bath and the area's culture. Shipbuilding and its associated trades so predominate the city's history that today Bath is known as the "City ...

Suddenly In Command Boating Class

6:00PM - 8:00PM Courses & Instruction

What would you do if you found yourself suddenly in command when the skipper is incapacitated?

REGISTER NOW

This is the ideal course for those who enjoy boating but are not often at the helm. Boating problems and emergencies can ...

August 6

Lobster Cruises

9:30AM Special Events

Mondays and Thursdays, July 9-August 31

Step aboard Atlantic Seal, from her dock in South Freeport, for a firsthand lobstering experience! This two-hour trip combines the scenic beauty of Freeport's shoreline with Maine's largest commercial fishery. 

During this cruise you will experience the ...

August 8

Tours of the Maine Responder Oil Spill Response Vessel

10:00AM - 4:00PM Industry Tours

 
Come join us for a rare behind-the-scenes tour of this 210-foot-long Oil Spill Response Vessel while it is docked at the museum’s Deering Pier. The Maine Responder is equipped with a helipad, oil containment booms, and oil recovery devices. The vessel's ability ...

August 10

The Bath Iron Works Story Trolley Tour

All Day BIW Trolley Tours

 

 

What goes on behind those iron gates and metal walls?  How did BIW gain the reputation of "Bath Built is Best Built?"

Learn the answers to those questions and more as a current or former employee of Bath Iron Works serves as your guide, providing the inside story ...

August 11

Historic Bath: The City That Ships Built Trolley Tour

All Day Historic Bath Trolley Tours

More than 400 years of shipbuilding history have left an indelible mark on the city of Bath and the area's culture. Shipbuilding and its associated trades so predominate the city's history that today Bath is known as the "City ...

August 12

Industry Tour: Brooks Lobster Trap Mill

10:00AM - 12:00PM Industry Tours

From wood saplings bent by hand, to today’s scientifically studied entry and escape points, the lobster trap’s history and technological advancements are a fascinating story.  Three generations of the Brooks family have been making lobster traps since 1946 ...

August 13

Lobster Cruises

9:30AM Special Events

Mondays and Thursdays, July 9-August 31

Step aboard Atlantic Seal, from her dock in South Freeport, for a firsthand lobstering experience! This two-hour trip combines the scenic beauty of Freeport's shoreline with Maine's largest commercial fishery. 

During this cruise you will experience the ...

August 16

Cathance River Kayak Trip

7:00AM - 11:00AM Outdoor Experiences

Enjoy unique educational explorations of Merrymeeting Bay and its tributaries. Each four-hour trip will explore a different area and topic of the Bay. Paddle, solo or tandem, alongside seals and sturgeon while ospreys and eagles soar overhead for an experience you won't forget. These ...

August 17

The Bath Iron Works Story Trolley Tour

All Day BIW Trolley Tours

 

 

What goes on behind those iron gates and metal walls?  How did BIW gain the reputation of "Bath Built is Best Built?"

Learn the answers to those questions and more as a current or former employee of Bath Iron Works serves as your guide, providing the inside story ...

August 18

Historic Bath: The City That Ships Built Trolley Tour

All Day Historic Bath Trolley Tours

More than 400 years of shipbuilding history have left an indelible mark on the city of Bath and the area's culture. Shipbuilding and its associated trades so predominate the city's history that today Bath is known as the "City ...

August 19

Boatshop Workshop: Heart-Shaped Box Making

5:00PM - 8:00PM Boatshop Workshops

Due to the popularity of our Shaker box making workshops, we have designed a 'Shaker-inspired' heart shaped box that can be created in as little as 6 hours. Using similar techniques as the oval boxes, the heart shaped box is made of steam bent, locally grown cherry with bookmatched tops ...

August 20

Lobster Cruises

9:30AM Special Events

Mondays and Thursdays, July 9-August 31

Step aboard Atlantic Seal, from her dock in South Freeport, for a firsthand lobstering experience! This two-hour trip combines the scenic beauty of Freeport's shoreline with Maine's largest commercial fishery. 

During this cruise you will experience the ...

August 24

The Bath Iron Works Story Trolley Tour

All Day BIW Trolley Tours

 

 

What goes on behind those iron gates and metal walls?  How did BIW gain the reputation of "Bath Built is Best Built?"

Learn the answers to those questions and more as a current or former employee of Bath Iron Works serves as your guide, providing the inside story ...

Boatshop Workshop: Steam Bending

5:00PM - 8:00PM Boatshop Workshops

In this class, students will learn the basics of bending wood, which is an integral piece of small boat building. The boatshop bends wood for everything from boat planks and frames to shaker boxes and surfboard fins.
The focus will be on understanding how to get wood to bend ...

August 25

Historic Bath: The City That Ships Built Trolley Tour

All Day Historic Bath Trolley Tours

More than 400 years of shipbuilding history have left an indelible mark on the city of Bath and the area's culture. Shipbuilding and its associated trades so predominate the city's history that today Bath is known as the "City ...

August 26

Boatshop Workshop: Shaker Box Making

5:00PM - 8:00PM Boatshop Workshops

This popular workshop is ideal for the beginner to intermediate woodworker.  In just two short sessions you’ll gain the skills to build a hand crafted set of shaker boxes.  Each box is built of cherry, copper tacks, and cedar, and serves as an elegant storage container.  If you’ve ever wanted ...

August 27

Lobster Cruises

9:30AM Special Events

Mondays and Thursdays, July 9-August 31

Step aboard Atlantic Seal, from her dock in South Freeport, for a firsthand lobstering experience! This two-hour trip combines the scenic beauty of Freeport's shoreline with Maine's largest commercial fishery. 

During this cruise you will experience the ...

Sunset on Eastern River Kayak Trip

3:30PM - 7:30PM Outdoor Experiences

Enjoy unique educational explorations of Merrymeeting Bay and its tributaries. Each four-hour trip will explore a different area and topic of the Bay. Paddle, solo or tandem, alongside seals and sturgeon while ospreys and eagles soar overhead for an experience you won't forget. These ...

Where Ship Meets Shore: The Longshoremen of Maine

6:30PM - 8:00PM Lectures, Films, & Book Talks

Making the Best of It Lecture & Film Series

Where Ship Meets Shore: The Longshoremen of Maine
with Dr. Michael C. Connolly

While great coastal towns are identified with vessels at sea, the true character of these places is made of the people who work there every day. Get to ...

August 31

The Bath Iron Works Story Trolley Tour

All Day BIW Trolley Tours

 

 

What goes on behind those iron gates and metal walls?  How did BIW gain the reputation of "Bath Built is Best Built?"

Learn the answers to those questions and more as a current or former employee of Bath Iron Works serves as your guide, providing the inside story ...

September 1

Historic Bath: The City That Ships Built Trolley Tour

All Day Historic Bath Trolley Tours

More than 400 years of shipbuilding history have left an indelible mark on the city of Bath and the area's culture. Shipbuilding and its associated trades so predominate the city's history that today Bath is known as the "City ...

September 7

The Bath Iron Works Story Trolley Tour

All Day BIW Trolley Tours

 

 

What goes on behind those iron gates and metal walls?  How did BIW gain the reputation of "Bath Built is Best Built?"

Learn the answers to those questions and more as a current or former employee of Bath Iron Works serves as your guide, providing the inside story ...

September 8

Historic Bath: The City That Ships Built Trolley Tour

All Day Historic Bath Trolley Tours

More than 400 years of shipbuilding history have left an indelible mark on the city of Bath and the area's culture. Shipbuilding and its associated trades so predominate the city's history that today Bath is known as the "City ...

September 9

Boatshop Workshop: Steam Bending

5:00PM - 8:00PM Boatshop Workshops

In this class, students will learn the basics of bending wood, which is an integral piece of small boat building. The boatshop bends wood for everything from boat planks and frames to shaker boxes and surfboard fins.
The focus will be on understanding how to get wood to bend ...

September 10

From Trap to Table: How Maine Lobster is Processed

6:30PM - 8:00PM Lectures, Films, & Book Talks

From Trap to Table: How Maine Lobster is Processed
with John Hathaway - Owner of Shuck's Maine Lobster

Over the years the Maine lobster has gone from a "poverty food" in colonial times to being an internationally desired protein prepared lovingly by the world's most renowned chefs. The Maine legacy ...

September 12

Butler Cover Kayak Trip

11:30AM - 3:30PM Outdoor Experiences

Enjoy unique educational explorations of Merrymeeting Bay and its tributaries. Each four-hour trip will explore a different area and topic of the Bay. Paddle, solo or tandem, alongside seals and sturgeon while ospreys and eagles soar overhead for an experience you won't forget. These ...

September 14

The Bath Iron Works Story Trolley Tour

All Day BIW Trolley Tours

 

 

What goes on behind those iron gates and metal walls?  How did BIW gain the reputation of "Bath Built is Best Built?"

Learn the answers to those questions and more as a current or former employee of Bath Iron Works serves as your guide, providing the inside story ...

September 15

Historic Bath: The City That Ships Built Trolley Tour

All Day Historic Bath Trolley Tours

More than 400 years of shipbuilding history have left an indelible mark on the city of Bath and the area's culture. Shipbuilding and its associated trades so predominate the city's history that today Bath is known as the "City ...

September 21

The Bath Iron Works Story Trolley Tour

All Day BIW Trolley Tours

 

 

What goes on behind those iron gates and metal walls?  How did BIW gain the reputation of "Bath Built is Best Built?"

Learn the answers to those questions and more as a current or former employee of Bath Iron Works serves as your guide, providing the inside story ...

September 22

Historic Bath: The City That Ships Built Trolley Tour

All Day Historic Bath Trolley Tours

More than 400 years of shipbuilding history have left an indelible mark on the city of Bath and the area's culture. Shipbuilding and its associated trades so predominate the city's history that today Bath is known as the "City ...

September 23

Boatshop Workshop: Building the Adirondack Chair

5:00PM - 8:00PM Boatshop Workshops

Building the Adirondack Chair

Learn to build a comfortable and eye catching Adirondack Chair out of the very cedar the boatshop uses to plank our boats! This season we'll be offering this wonderful course for the beginner to expert builder. Constructed ...

September 24

The Biology of the American Lobster

6:30PM - 8:00PM Lectures, Films, & Book Talks

The Biology of the American Lobster

with Dr. Robert Bayer, Executive Director of The Lobster Institute


The American Lobster is a fascinating animal. Did you know the American Lobster's kidney is next to its antennae? What color is ...

September 28

The Bath Iron Works Story Trolley Tour

All Day BIW Trolley Tours

 

 

What goes on behind those iron gates and metal walls?  How did BIW gain the reputation of "Bath Built is Best Built?"

Learn the answers to those questions and more as a current or former employee of Bath Iron Works serves as your guide, providing the inside story ...

September 29

Historic Bath: The City That Ships Built Trolley Tour

All Day Historic Bath Trolley Tours

More than 400 years of shipbuilding history have left an indelible mark on the city of Bath and the area's culture. Shipbuilding and its associated trades so predominate the city's history that today Bath is known as the "City ...

October 1

Films: Life by Lobster and Lobstertown

6:30PM - 8:30PM Lectures, Films, & Book Talks

         
Join us for two exciting documentary films juxtaposing the lives of lobstermen in the village of Corea in 1947 and the lobstering lifestyle ...

Phone: (207) 443-1316
Email:
add to Address Book

Maine Maritime Museum

243 Washington Street
Bath, Maine 04530