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 >


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.

Join in September and Cruise for 50% Off in October

Love the museum? September is a great month to become a member! Members joining in September 2020 can book a Shipyards & Lighthouses cruise in October for 50% off.* PLUS, as a member, you’ll be able to enjoy the museum all year long.

New Cruises – Or Book a Charter for Your Group!

This summer we’ve got some fun new ways to get out on the water! Friday evenings, Cruise Into the Weekend on a happy hour cruise leaving from the city dock at Waterfront Park in Bath! Kick back and enjoy the a complimentary beer, wine, or soda, as you cruise along the Kennebec.


Shipwrecks and Salvage v2

Shipwrecks & Salvage

May 18, 2019-November 11, 2020

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Godey Book

Interwoven: Threads of Power in the Domestic Sphere

June 22, 2020-October 4, 2020

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Experience Maine’s maritime history and culture!

From lighthouses to lobstering, … Explore>