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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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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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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NEW Hands-On Family Programs!

On February 20, we are kicking off a new in-person program series designed for parents and kids: STEAMbox Family Workshops! The winter/spring programs integrate STEM and creative arts skills into cohesive and hands-on learning experiences. … Read more

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Port Pals: Family-Friendly Fridays!

Hey families, your Fridays just got more fun! Fridays this summer from 10 am to 12 pm, join us for Port Pals, for a family-friendly tour of the world’s famous sea ports. Every Friday from July 10-August 14 we will … 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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