Reopening June 2, 2020

Great news: the museum is reopening to guests on Tuesday, June 2, 2020! Your visit may look a little different than a typical museum visit, but we have been hard at work planning some fun new ways to explore our … Read more

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Craft Time! The TP Roll Seal

Now for our next installment of Crafting Marine Creatures from Toilet Paper Rolls: check out this adorable seal! Get the instructions here, and share your seals with us on Facebook!… Read more

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Morse Student Awarded Lipfert Prize

Maine Maritime Museum has awarded the second annual Nathan R. Lipfert Maritime History Prize to Morse High School junior Oscar Hennin. Hennin was awarded the $500 prize for his outstanding essay, “The Past and Present Use of Dams in … Read more

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Show Your Love for MMM in Style!

How fun is this? Maine Maritime Museum has teamed up with one of our awesome Business Partners, Maine Street Design Co., to release a beautiful Sea Bags tote… Read more

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DIY Lobster Roll

Time to make lobster rolls! How cute is this craft?! Try it at home and show us your results on Facebook! Print out the instructions here: Toilet Paper Roll Lobster craft… Read more

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Quaran-Things: Armchair Travel

As we enter week six, seven…eight?…of quarantine, we are all probably suffering from some form of cabin fever. I’m sure you have dusted that same bookcase three times already this week. You are starting to dream about where you will … Read more

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Quaran-Things: Boredom

Welcome back to Quaran-things, a blog that connects you to the museum collection in this age of quarantining. Today’s topic: boredom. A distinct side-effect of being in quarantine is that the days begin to blend together.… Read more

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Explore & Share

Explore the art in our collection! Take a closer look at some of the museum’s paintings and share what you find! Download or print this resource… Read more

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Happy Campers!

Great news, Museum Friends! In accordance with the recently announced reopening plan, we are excited to welcome campers to Kennebec Explorers Day Camp this summer! … Read more

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Quaran-Things: Silverplated Ewer

Welcome to Quaran-Things, an up-close look at objects from the museum collection that – in this age of social distancing and work-from-home – we may have a new-found appreciation. Such as your home coffee maker.… Read more

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