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Introducing the Sail Shed Café

In March of 2021, Mollie Jellison and her father Terry Geaghan found themselves in a pickle. Mollie had recently moved back to Maine with her family to start a restaurant with her father; they had a talented front-of-house team, a … Read more

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May 14 is Community Day

We officially declare May 14 the start of the 2022 summer season! Featuring free admission, discounted cruises, and guided tours, Community Day kicks off with members from each decade of the museum’s 60-year history raising the flags over the Wyoming … Read more

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Getting Creative with Family STEAMBox Workshops 

Maine Maritime Museum educators have been busy welcoming families to our monthly STEM + Arts (STEAM) program, STEAMBox.  In these workshops, families explore maritime topics through hands-on learning through creativity and problem-solving. How do boats float? How do local animals … Read more

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Meet Luke Small, Boatbuilding Educator

In December of 2021, our Discovery Boatbuilding Program celebrated a historic milestone after more than 20 years: we hired a second educator. This new member of the team will not only bring a fresh perspective, but they will also allow … Read more

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Meet Ellen, our Volunteer Council Chair

When Ellen Whiting moved to Bath in 2015, the first neighbor she met insisted she visit Maine Maritime Museum. Ellen followed her advice and was impressed by the exhibits and buildings on what she calls “a stunningly beautiful campus.” She … Read more

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Register for Kennebec Explorers Day Camp!

Registration is now open for our super-fun summer day camp! Campers enjoy nature exploration, beach trips, crafts, cruises, and more! There are seven sessions of our five-day camp available. Learn more here!  … Read more

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MMM Offering Free Admission to Federal Employees During Shutdown

Maine Maritime Museum is joining other museums and cultural institutions across the country in offering FREE admission to federal employees and their immediate families during the government shutdown.… Read more

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From the Archives: Christmas at Sea

This is Maria Murphy’s description of Christmas at sea on the Bath-built ship Shenandoah in 1896. Her husband, Jim, was the captain. Their 19-year-old daughter, Jane, and 17-year-old son, Wilder, were also aboard; Wilder, who had grown up at sea, … Read more

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Mary E’s First Summer at MMM a Success!

The newly restored schooner Mary E had a busy and successful first summer at MMM, welcoming thousands of visitors on board at our docks, visiting Boothbay and Portland, and even competing in her first race (she won second place)! … Read more

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Win this painting!

Would you like to win this beautiful painting? Purchase a raffle ticket and you may! Putting Mary E on Stands by artist Robert Beck commemorates the restoration of the Bath-built 1906 schooner at Maine Maritime Museum during the summer of … Read more

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