Ship Portrait Scavenger Hunt

Can you read a painting? Every painting tells a story, and artists add details that act as clues to reveal hidden messages. Give it a try! Open (or print) our Ship Portrait Scavenger Hunt (here), then find the … Read more

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Keep Culture Close While You’re Socially Distant

Dear Maine Maritime Museum Friends, We are all doing our part to help reduce the spread of coronavirus and I want to share the museum’s plans: Effective immediately, we are suspending public access to the Museum through April 30, 2020. … Read more

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Postponed: 2020 Symposium

After careful consideration, we have decided to postpone and reschedule Maine Maritime Museum’s Albert Reed and Thelma Walker Maritime Symposium, originally scheduled for April 4. This is in response to the COVID-19 situation and specifically two challenges: Many of our … Read more

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A Message From Maine Maritime Museum

Maine Maritime Museum is closely monitoring and implementing recommendations made by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) regarding coronavirus (COVID-19). The museum will continue to remain open unless we are instructed otherwise. The museum’s maintenance staff has initiated precautions, including … Read more

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MMM Joins NARM

We are excited to announce that the museum has joined The North American Reciprocal Museum Association, a network of more than 1,000 cultural institutions across Bermuda, Canada, El Salvador, Mexico and the United States. Join Maine Maritime Museum as a … Read more

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MMM Announces Maritime Research Grant

Maine Maritime Museum houses a significant collection of more than 20,000 objects and millions of rare documents related to Maine’s maritime heritage and its direct global impact, from prehistory to the present. In addition to making its collection accessible through … Read more

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February Break Week: Create & Discover!

Join us at the museum during February School Break Week (2/17-2/21) for a different family-friendly program each day from 10 am to 12 pm! Plus, thanks to a grant from the Leonard C. and Mildred F. Ferguson Foundation, admission is … Read more

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Free Admission Extended Through February

Thanks to a grant from the Leonard C. and Mildred F. Ferguson Foundation, Maine Maritime Museum is extending its free admission offer through February 29, 2020. A grant from the Davenport Trust Fund funded free admission for the month of … Read more

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Maine Maritime Museum Offering Free Admission in January

In honor of Maine’s bicentennial, Maine Maritime Museum is excited to offer free admission for the month of January 2020. Thanks to a grant from the Davenport Trust Fund, admission fees will be waived through January 31, giving visitors the … Read more

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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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