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 >


Museum Awarded NEH American Rescue Plan Grant

The Maine Maritime Museum was recently awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) “American Rescue Plan” grant totaling $56,498. The funds will be used to support both new and ongoing educational programs, including school programs that were paused during 2020.

Virtual Symposium October 22

Join us online Friday, October 22, for our first virtual symposium – Unfurl: A Virtual Symposium for Undertold Maritime Voices. Three speakers will investigate and give voice to the undertold maritime stories that advance our socio-political, environmental, and economic understanding of the maritime world, past and present.

Now on View: The Burden Collection

Dr. Charles Burden (1933-2020) is almost synonymous with Maine Maritime Museum. One of the founders of the museum, Dr. Burden acquired and donated thousands of items to the collection. The Burden Collection, on view through December 5, showcases a sample of Charlie’s many contributions.


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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