Pints on the Pier is Back!

September 11, bring a blanket or lawn chair and join us in the historic Percy & Small Shipyard for Pints on the Pier!  Sample some of Maine’s best beers, ciders, and kombucha, grab dinner from the on-site food trucks … Read more

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MMM Receives IMLS Grant

We are excited to announce that the museum was recently awarded a “Museums for America” grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). The grant, totaling $160,519, will fund the “Principal Collections Storage Inventory, Documentation, and Assessment Project.”… Read more

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Schooner Mary E

During Mary E’s regular afternoon sail on July 30, the schooner Mary E suffered a knockdown, heeling over on its side, just downriver from the museum off Doubling Point Light on the Kennebec River. All 15 passengers and three crew … Read more

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The Even Keel Cafe is Open

We’re excited to announce that food service has returned to the museum! Guests can now visit the Even Keel Cafe in the historic shipyard seven days a week from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm. Changing offerings include hotdogs, sandwiches, hot … Read more

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merrymeeting boat in the river

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 … Read more

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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, … Read more

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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, … Read more

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School Vacation Fun at the Museum

Looking for fun family activities during April Break? Visit the museum! Explore your artistic side and get inspired by the historic surroundings by joining us for Plein Air Painting (April 20) or Charcoal Drawing (April 23) in the historic Percy … Read more

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Members Cruise for FREE in May!

As a special thank you for supporting Maine Maritime Museum, we are offering all Members a FREE Shipyard & Lighthouses cruise in May 2021! One offer is valid per household, and the discount applies to those covered by the membership … Read more

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Vallade Receives 2021 Lipfert Prize

Congratulations to Nola Vallade, a Morse High School 10th grader, who was awarded the third annual Nathan R. Lipfert Maritime History Award for her excellent essay, “Indigenous Fishing in Maritime Maine.” The Nathan R. Lipfert Maritime History Prize was created … Read more

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