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 >


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.

Shop Local This Holiday Season!

It’s officially holiday shopping season! As you make your gifting list this year, be sure to check out our retail Business Partners. You’re probably tired of hearing about supply chain issues and the mail taking longer these days, but it’s true. Shop early, shop small and local, and support the businesses that so generously support Maine Maritime Museum.   Reny’s Browne Trading Company Maine Street Design Co. Bickerstaff’s Books, Maps, & co. A.G.A. Correa & Son FIORE Artisan Olive Oils and Vinegars Springer’s Jewelers Thomaston Place Auction Galleries Ames True Value Wiscasset Bixby & Co. Brackett’s Market Cool As A Moose   Georgetown Pottery Halcyon Yarn Kharris B Island Treasure Toys Lie-Nielsen Toolworks, Inc. Lisa Marie’s Made in Maine Now You’re Cooking: A Cook’s Emporium Pineland Farms Natural Meats Rocky’s Ace Hardware Shelter Institute Wilbur’s of Maine Chocolate Confections Maine Antique Dealers Association   *Bolded partners are at the Rudder level ($500) and above.

Curatorial Staff Expands to Kick Off Collections Project

Selena McGonnell and Jackie Mazzone recently joined the curatorial staff as part of the two-year Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Museums for America grant-funded “Principal Collections Storage Inventory, Documentation, and Assessment Project.”


Sailors Treasure landscape

A Sailor’s Treasure: Sea Chests & Curiosities

On view through June 14, 2021

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Broadside: The Power of Print in the Maritime World

On view through January 30, 2022

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Experience Maine’s maritime history and culture!

From lighthouses to lobstering, … Explore>

Maine Maritime Museum