Mary E Placed on National Register of Historic Places

On September 30, 2019, the 1906 schooner Mary E, Maine Maritime Museum’s flagship and the oldest Maine-built fishing schooner still sailing, was entered in the National Register of Historic Places by the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.This … Read more

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Shop the Store, Support the Museum

The holidays are just around the corner, and shopping in the museum store is an awesome way to check everyone off your list AND support MMM! There are a number of special events coming up at the store, so mark … Read more

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It’s a Win-Win: Donate Your Boat

As boating season comes to an end, consider this: does your boat still inspire joy in you? If not, perhaps it’s time to consider the wise (and increasingly popular) words of Marie Kondo “Keep only those things which speak to … Read more

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Boat for Sale

For sale: a beautiful Yankee Tender skiff built in the museum’s Boatshop! The boat is 12’3″ in length and is constructed from Maine cedar planking on oak frames. The Boatshop is offering the skiff at a reduced price of $1,200, … Read more

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Learn more about sunken steamships and deep-sea exploration

In partnership with Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, Maine Maritime Museum will be presenting a special live feed broadcast hosted by NOAA research teams direct from the wreck of the steamship Portland. Choose between two engaging programs … Read more

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Cruise the Kennebec River this fall!

Looking for a way to enjoy the fall foliage and river lighthouses this season? Hop on the Merrymeeting for a ride along the Kennebec! Aside from our hour long daily cruises, the museum is offering some specialty fall-themed options until … Read more

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Get your tickets for Pints on the Pier!

Say goodbye to summer in style with the annual Pints on the Pier brew fest on September 21, 4-7:30pm. Say hello to fall by sampling beer and cider from eleven local brewers as the sun sets on the bank of … Read more

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Enter now to win this boat!

There is still time to purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win this beautiful boat! Originally built in Washington County in 1960 and restored by the Maine Maritime Museum Boatshop, this Whitehall pulling boat has an easily driven hull … Read more

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From the Archives: One Foggy Morning

109 years ago today, Lieutenant John A. Lord, superintending constructor at Bath Iron Works, enjoyed a foggy morning commute to work.  Lord and his family were spending the summer in a “farmhouse cottage” in Westport, and Lord was commuting by … Read more

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Introducing: The Mariner

We’ve worked with the Maine Knife Company to create a one-of-a-kind special edition knife called The Mariner. This beautiful 8.25″ knife has a scrimshaw bone handle that honors Maine Maritime Museum’s flagship, the 1906 schooner Mary E and was handcrafted … Read more

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