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12:00 pm

Shipyards & Lighthouses Cruise (1 hour)

June 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington St.
Bath, ME 04530 United States
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Shipyards & Lighthouses Cruise Board the museum's comfortable cruise boat Merrymeeting to explore the lower Kennebec River where American shipbuilding began more than 400 years ago and continues today! Cruise up the river to Bath Iron Works and for spectacular views of the Navy's most advanced ships under construction. Downriver, enjoy a water view of the museum's historic Percy & Small Shipyard, as well as an up-close look at two of the Kennebec River's famed lighthouses: Doubling Point Light and the Kennebec Range Lights.  There's something for everyone on this cruise! Members $31; nonmembers $38; child (6-12) $21; under 6 $6 Cruise fees include museum admission.The Merrymeeting's professionally trained crew provides fascinating narration and a safe, comfortable cruise.  A snack bar with beer, wine, soft drinks and light snacks is onboard. Guests are welcome to bring aboard food and non-alcoholic beverages.

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12:30 pm

The Bath Iron Works Story: By Land & By Sea

June 17 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington St.
Bath, ME 04530 United States
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Get the inside story of Bath’s iconic shipyard! This combination trolley tour/cruise includes a tour of the exhibit BIW: Building America’s Navy, a guided trolley ride past Bath Iron Works, and a one-hour narrated boat cruise. The tour begins in the immersive exhibit BIW: Building America’s Navy where you’ll experience a high-tech look at the people, processes, and ships of Bath Iron Works and discover why “Bath Built is Best Built.” Then board the trolley for a narrated ride past the shipyard stopping at key observation areas where your guide will interpret the work and process seen from that location. The trolley will then drop you off to board the museum’s cruise boat for a one-hour cruise featuring spectacular water views of modern shipbuilding construction and naval destroyers. Seating is very limited, reservations highly recommended. Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 12:30-3 pm, May 17-October 28. Members $42; nonmembers $52; 12 and under $33 Tour fees include museum admission. *The tour is  2.5 hours long. Please note that due to security restrictions, this tour is not permitted to go inside the BIW shipyard.  

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2:00 pm

Shipyards & Lighthouses Cruise (1 hour)

June 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington St.
Bath, ME 04530 United States
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Shipyards & Lighthouses Cruise Board the museum's comfortable cruise boat Merrymeeting to explore the lower Kennebec River where American shipbuilding began more than 400 years ago and continues today! Cruise up the river to Bath Iron Works and for spectacular views of the Navy's most advanced ships under construction. Downriver, enjoy a water view of the museum's historic Percy & Small Shipyard, as well as an up-close look at two of the Kennebec River's famed lighthouses: Doubling Point Light and the Kennebec Range Lights.  There's something for everyone on this cruise! Members $31; nonmembers $38; child (6-12) $21; under 6 $6 Cruise fees include museum admission.The Merrymeeting's professionally trained crew provides fascinating narration and a safe, comfortable cruise.  A snack bar with beer, wine, soft drinks and light snacks is onboard. Guests are welcome to bring aboard food and non-alcoholic beverages.

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6:00 pm

Community in Print: History of Printing in Bath

June 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington St.
Bath, ME 04530 United States
Free - $100.00

As owners of the Bath Printing Company, Tom and Ash Kahrl, have inherited a wealth of Bath history preserved in antique printing plates. Join Tom and Ash as they trace Bath history through prints and share the 75-year history of how Bath Printing has served the community. From letterpress to the digital age, learn how the shop meets the needs of a wide-range of local customers through historic examples and print technique demonstrations. This lecture is FREE, but preregistration is required. Generously sponsored by

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