Maritime Museum
This is Maine. The rest is history.

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 >


Our BIG Business Partner Gift Card Giveaway!

‘Tis the season… to win an awesome array of gift cards! This raffle prize includes 28 gift cards to some of the museum’s Business Partners. Restaurants, retail stores, even heating oil – it’s all included in this incredible prize totaling $2,600.  That’s right, one lucky winner will take home all the gift cards!

Celebrating Mainers in October!

2020 has certainly been a challenging year for all of us, and we want to celebrate the friends and neighbors who pulled together to keep Maine sailing through the storm. This October, Maine residents will receive 20% off all cruises*, including the Autumn Lights Cruise, which offers an up-close look at six of Maine’s iconic lighthouses.

Museum Welcomes 15 Students to AELS!

We are so excited to welcome 15 middle-school students to the museum’s Alternative Expeditionary Learning Semester. Students in this special program will discover Maine’s maritime heritage through the museum’s vast collection and archives, exhibits, and working shipyard.



We Lead: Maritime Pioneers Past & Present

August 1, 2020 – January 31, 20201

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Sea Chest

A Sailor’s Treasure: Sea Chests & Curiosities

Opening December 10, 2020

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Experience Maine’s maritime history and culture!

From lighthouses to lobstering, … Explore>