Lighthouse & Nature Cruises

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 Summer Cruise Schedule: June 24-September 7

Maine Maritime Museum conducts a variety of regularly scheduled river cruises that focus on viewing lighthouses in the area or experiencing the natural setting along the Kennebec River and connecting waterways. The cruises are of varying lengths - from one hour to five hours. 

See below to learn more about our cruise offerings.

 

Shipyards & Lighthouses cruise (1 hour)

Daily at 12 pm & 2 pm 

See Bath Iron Works, two lighthouses and abundant wildlife. A perfect complement to the "The Bath Iron Works Story" Trolley Tour. Members $20; nonmembers $30; 6 to 16 years $15; under 6 $4  (Fees include museum admission.)

 

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Six Lighthouse cruise (2 hours)

Monday & Thursday at 3:30 pm

A visitor favorite. See six of Maine's most beautiful and unique lighthouses. Bring your camera for incredible photos. Members $30; nonmembers $35; 6 to 16 years $17; under 6 $4  (Fees include museum admission.)

 

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Seven Lighthouse Cruise (3 hours)

Tuesday, Friday & Sunday at 3:30

Cruise by Bath Iron Works, then pass through Hells Gates on the Sasanoa River to the historic Sheepscot River to the Kennebec River. You get close-up views of seven lighthouses. Members $35; nonmembers $40; 6 to 16 years $20; under 6 $4  (Fees include museum admission.)

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Lighthouse Lovers Cruise (4 hours)

Saturday at 3:30

Lighthouses were built to be seen from the water and Maine Maritime Museum offers you the chance to see ten of Maine’s finest lighthouses the way they were meant to be seen!  Members $40; nonmembers $45; 6 to 16 years $25; under 6 $4  (Fees include museum admission.)

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Extraordinary Wildlife of Merrymeeting Bay (3 hours)

Wednesday at 3:30

If you're a nature lover, take this incredible cruise. Merrymeeting Bay is a unique ecosystem teaming with wildlife - bald eagles, osprey, Atlantic sturgeon, harbor seals and more. This cruise is made possible thanks to the sponsorship of the Merrymeeting Bay Trust. Members $35; nonmembers $40; 6 to 16 years $20; under 6 $4  (Fees include museum admission.)

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Special Event

Fireworks Cruise (2 hours)

Sunday, July 5, at 8

Cruise along the Kennebec River's Long Reach and see spectacular water views of Doubling Point Lighthouse, the historic Percy & Small Shipyard, and Bath's colorful waterfront. Enjoy on-the-river views of the annual Heritage Days fireworks. Members $30; nonmembers $35; 6 to 16 years $17; under 6 $4  (Fees include museum admission.)

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Maine Maritime Museum

243 Washington Street
Bath, Maine 04530