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 >


Become a Museum Volunteer!

Looking for something to do this summer? Maine Maritime Museum is searching for new volunteers to serve fun and exciting roles for the 2021 season. With outdoor, indoor, and independent opportunities available, the museum has offerings to suit everyone’s interests.

NEW Hands-On Family Programs!

On February 20, we are kicking off a new in-person program series designed for parents and kids: STEAMbox Family Workshops! The winter/spring programs integrate STEM and creative arts skills into cohesive and hands-on learning experiences.

Students Complete Alternative Semester at Maine Maritime Museum

On December 18, fifteen middle-school students became the first class to complete Maine Maritime Museum’s innovative Alternative Expeditionary Learning Semester (AELS). The program, which launched in September, was created to provide a full-time, in-person school option for families in the community.


Sailors Treasure landscape

A Sailor’s Treasure: Sea Chests & Curiosities

On view through June 14, 2021

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Sustaining Maine’s Waters: Understanding the Changing Gulf of Maine

On view through December 26, 2021

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Experience Maine’s maritime history and culture!

From lighthouses to lobstering, … Explore>