Work Continues on Mary E!

Progress continues on the restoration of the Mary E! If you haven’t visited the museum yet this year, come get a bird’s eye view of the shipwrights at work from our observation platform! … Read more

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Introducing… Extended Summer Hours!

Great news! These long, summer days give you even more time to explore the museum! Starting July 3, the museum will be open until 7:30 pm Monday-Thursday. That’s an extra 2.5 hours to tour the historic shipyard, check out the … Read more

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Mary E gets a new stern

Over the decades Mary E’s stern has dropped significantly, and for the first time in forever, she is getting a transom-lift.  The shipwrights raised the bottom of her transom upwards of 12″ and will be building a new transom and … Read more

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Destructive Survey

Initial plans included replacing the deck, the bulwarks, and some topside planks.  Upon further review it was revealed that many deckbeams are rotted and must be replaced.  In addition, the transom is sagging and needs to be lifted up and … Read more

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It’s our biggest summer ever!

Summer is just around the corner, and we are so excited for the 2017 season! Visit the museum this summer to see all of our incredible new offerings, from the restoration of the historic schooner Mary E to our all … Read more

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Mary E Arrives By Truck

On May 9, Mary E was trucked from Robinhood Marina to the Preservation Pavillion, where she’ll spend the next six months being rehabilitated by shipwright Andros Kypragoras and his team. Visit the museum for an up-close look at the restoration … Read more

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Mary E Is Arriving… Again!

Progress is being made on the Mary E Preservation Pavilion (generously sponsored by Highland Green)! Just in time, because tomorrow morning, Mary E will be hauled out in Georgetown, trucked to the museum, and unloaded at her home for the … Read more

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Welcome Home, Mary E!

Welcome Home, Mary E!

Thanks to everyone who joined us to welcome Mary E home! Here’s some aerial footage from yesterday’s trip! … Read more

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Meanwhile, back at the pavilion…

While Mary E rests patiently in Portland,  work continues on the Highland Green preservation pavilion.   The trusses arrived this morning, all 41 of them.  Next week we install the headers and braces, and the trusses soon after.   We also will … Read more

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Work at Maine Maritime Museum

We are now hiring for the 2017 summer season! There are lots of positions available, from boat crew to camp counselors, to guest services associates. Join the MMM team and spend your summer at the museum! Find details on all … Read more

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