Welcome to Maine Maritime Museum

— Bath, Maine —

Experience Maine’s seafaring history on the banks of the Kennebec River. Open year round, our 20-acre waterfront campus includes indoor galleries, the country’s only surviving historic wooden shipyard, a working boat shop, a newly restored 1906 schooner, and more!  Learn more >


Seguin Island Lighthouse Cruise

July 31 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Lecture: Tow Salvage or Vessel Recovery? An Introduction to Salvage Laws at Work

August 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Captain Bruce White will share his experience with Sea Tow to unravel the complexity of salvage laws.  Explore the differences between salvage, a simple tow, and a vessel recovery through real-world examples of boating accidents off of Maine’s coast.

Seguin Island Lighthouse Cruise

August 14 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm


First Impressions Project has made progress!

We are excited to announce that the construction on our north (main) parking lot is nearly completed! The crews have now begun working on the south campus lot to improve our overflow parking areas. This is a huge step forward in the process of this very important multi-million dollar project that we are

RSVP deadline for Mary E’s Birthday Gala is one week away!

Join us in celebrating Mary E’s birthday with a night you will never forget! Tickets include games, prizes, dinner, and dancing in the museum’s historic shipyard and will not be available after July 1st, so make sure you order them now!

Sail Aboard Mary E at Portland Schoonerfest

June 21-23, be a part of the incredible action at Schoonerfest, Portland’s spring regatta for traditional sail. Sail aboard the museum’s 1906 schooner Mary E as we race (sort of) against the rest of the Maine’s schooner fleet. Or, kick back and relax on an evening sunset sail. Tickets are very limited, book early!


Shipwrecks and Salvage v2

Shipwrecks & Salvage

May 18-November 3, 2019

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The Frozen Kingdom: Commerce & Pleasure in the Maine Winter

November 16, 2019–April 26, 2020

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Experience Maine’s maritime history and culture!

From lighthouses to lobstering, … Explore>