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 >


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.

Bright Night MMM Dec. 13

Sunday, December 13, join us to light up the holiday season! The Museum Store will be open late with unique gifts for everyone on your list – spend $50 and get a $10 coupon! The lobster trap tree is all set up, we have a new outdoor lighting display, with a nautical twist, of course, AND, from 4-5:30, bring the family for a drive-by “hi” with Santa!

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!



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>