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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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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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