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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 >


Charter Merrymeeting for Your Next Event!

Planning a family reunion, birthday party, or graduation celebration? Book a private charter on the cruise boat Merrymeeting for an unforgettable evening on the water! With plenty of space for up to 50 guests, the M/V Merrymeeting features an airy main deck, as well as open air upper deck and bow seating. Merrymeeting is equipped with two heads (restrooms) and a bar service area.

The BIW Story is Back!

The popular Bath Iron Works Story: By Land & Sea tour is back for the 2021 season! This combination trolley tour/cruise includes a tour of the exhibit BIW: Building America’s Navy, a guided trolley ride past Bath Iron Works, and a one-hour narrated boat cruise. This experience offers an inside look at Maine’s iconic shipyard, and an incredible opportunity to view the world’s most high-tech vessels in the water. Seating is extremely limited; book your spot now!

Shipyard Concert Series

We are so excited to partner with our friends at the Chocolate Church Arts Center for The Shipyard Concert Series! The CCAC will present five live shows (May-June) outside in the museum’s historic Percy & Small Shipyard. Bring your family, bring a blanket, and enjoy live music and the breeze off the Kennebec. Plus, book a ticket to any of these amazing shows and you’ll have the opportunity to add on admission to the museum (valid after 2 pm) for just $5!


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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