Ellen Sitting on Outside

Meet Ellen, our Volunteer Council Chair

When Ellen Whiting moved to Bath in 2015, the first neighbor she met insisted she visit Maine Maritime Museum. Ellen followed her advice and was impressed by the exhibits and buildings on what she calls “a stunningly beautiful campus.” She … Read more

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Kennebec Explorers Day Camp – Launching for 2022!

We are already dreaming about summer here at Maine Maritime Museum. Education staff is hard at work designing new experiences and bringing back old favorites (field trips!) for our longest-running summer program, Kennebec Explorers Day Camp, for rising 2nd-5th graders.… Read more

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Bowdoin College Collaboration

On Friday, October 11, 1850, insufficient cargo at Baltimore made it difficult for Bath captain John C. Lowell of the Sewall-owned John C. Calhoun to ensure a profitable voyage to New Orleans. His solution? To transport enslaved people for auction. … Read more

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Support Our Business Partners

Did you know that the museum’s Business Partners represent all types of businesses? Attractions. Healthcare. Construction companies. Financial Advisors. Banks. Photographers. If you are looking for any kind of professional service, chances are, the list of our partners is a … Read more

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Library Digitization Project Completed

The museum recently completed a project focused on digitizing our collection of maritime log books with the help of funding courtesy of the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation! The goal of this project was to make a portion of our archival … Read more

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Shop Local This Holiday Season!

It’s officially holiday shopping season! As you make your gifting list this year, be sure to check out our retail Business Partners. You’re probably tired of hearing about supply chain issues and the mail taking longer these days, but it’s … Read more

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Curatorial Staff Expands to Kick Off Collections Project

Selena McGonnell and Jackie Mazzone recently joined the curatorial staff as part of the two-year Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Museums for America grant-funded “Principal Collections Storage Inventory, Documentation, and Assessment Project.”… Read more

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Support Our Dining and Lodging Partners

We encourage you to check out our Business Partners when you are planning your visit to the museum! Hungry? We have partner restaurants from Portland to Augusta. Planning a party? We can recommend some of the best caterers in the … Read more

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MMM Expands Free Admission Opportunities

As part of an ongoing effort to increase accessibility for all, Maine Maritime Museum will now offer free admission for all visitors under 18. The museum has also partnered with Museums for All, a program of the Institute of Museum … Read more

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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 … Read more

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