OPEN DAILY 9:30 to 5

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 >

LATEST MUSEUM NEWS

Bowdoin College Collaboration

On Friday, October 11, 1850, insufficient cargo at Baltimore made it difficult for Bath captain John C. Lowell of the Sewall-owned John C. Calhoun to ensure a profitable voyage to New Orleans. His solution? To transport enslaved people for auction.

Support Our Business Partners

Did you know that the museum’s Business Partners represent all types of businesses? Attractions. Healthcare. Construction companies. Financial Advisors. Banks. Photographers. If you are looking for any kind of professional service, chances are, the list of our partners is a great place to look!

Library Digitization Project Completed

The museum recently completed a project focused on digitizing our collection of maritime log books with the help of funding courtesy of the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation! The goal of this project was to make a portion of our archival collection accessible online for anyone to research.

EXHIBITS

Sailors Treasure landscape

A Sailor’s Treasure: Sea Chests & Curiosities

On view through June 14, 2021

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Arthur Beaumont: Art of the Sea

On view through June 5, 2022

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Experience Maine’s maritime history and culture!

From lighthouses to lobstering, … Explore>

Maine Maritime Museum