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 “Register for Kennebec Explorers Day Camp!”

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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 “MMM Offering Free Admission to Federal Employees During Shutdown”

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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 “From the Archives: Christmas at Sea”

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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 “Mary E’s First Summer at MMM a Success!”

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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 “Win this painting!”

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Mary E Launched!

Mary E was launched at Derecktor Robinhood Marina this morning! After swelling in the water for a week or so she will motor to the museum so that work can be completed. … Read more “Mary E Launched!”

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Making Progress!

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The engine is in!

Shipwright Andros Kypragoras checks out the new engine. Work on Mary E is ramping up as we gear up to celebrate her recommiosioning in June! Last week her engine, a 6B 210HP Cummins diesel generously donated by Cummins Northeast in … Read more “The engine is in!”

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All hands on deck!

Shipwright Nick Totaro fastens a deck plank on Mary E. The pine planking comes from a stand of trees planted in Vermont in 1904. Mary E is moving along quickly, and soon the shipwrights will begin building the deck … Read more “All hands on deck!”

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Preservation Pavilion Under Wraps Until Spring

To create a slightly more comfortable work environment for our shipwrights, the Highland Green Preservation Pavilion has been shrink-wrapped for the winter. Unfortunately this means that the restoration will not be accessible to visitors during the winter months. We look … Read more “Preservation Pavilion Under Wraps Until Spring”

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