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OPEN DAILY 9:30 to 5

*POSTPONED* Artist Talk from the Gulf of Maine EcoArts Creative Team

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME, United States

March 2, 6:00 p.m. | The creative team behind the Gulf of Maine EcoArts and the designers of the SeaChange exhibit will introduce their artistic inspirations and collaborative process using the arts to advocate for ocean conservation. Take a behind-the-scenes look at how this immersive exhibit was created and the impact the artists hope it achieves. 

STEAMbox Family Workshop: How do Ships Float?!

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME, United States

Ever wonder how the 6 mast, 450ft Wyoming boat kept afloat while carrying 6,000 tons of coal? Join us as we learn about and experiment with concepts such as density, buoyancy and displacement. Then, test your knowledge as you create a boat and see how much weight it can carry and still float!

Environmental Advocacy and the Arts: Telling the Gulf of Maine’s Story

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME, United States

March 23, 6:00 p.m. | Join us for Environmental Advocacy and the Arts: Telling the Gulf of Maine’s Story, featuring the creative team behind SeaChange: Darkness and Light in the Gulf of Maine, as well as experts in their fields to discussion the important and emerging relationship between environmental advocacy and the arts.

School Vacation Free Program: What’s a Scrimshaw??

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME, United States

Drop by Maine Maritime Museum between 11 & 2 for this pop-up lesson during school vacation week! Being a sailor involved living at sea for years at a time. Come learn about a sailor's life on boats and one of their most popular activities during times of stillness—scrimshaw. visitors will explore the different examples we have on collection and try their hand at their own designs. Admission is free for members and children 17 & under; adults are $20.

School Vacation Free Program: What’s a Shell Midden??

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME, United States

Drop by Maine Maritime Museum between 11 & 2 for this pop-up activity during school vacation week! In this experience, visitors will learn about shell middens, why they are important and what they can teach us. Through hands-on engagement, together we will take part in the exploring of a recreation of a midden. Admission is free for members and children 17 & under; adults are $20.

STEAMbox Family Workshop: Plankton! Oceans’ Tiny Creatures

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME, United States

Come explore the microscopic world of plankton. The basis of our food web and responsible, in part, for the air we breathe, these microscopic organisms can be found in the waters of the Kennebec. Learn how to collect them and find them under a microscope. Then, use your knowledge to create you own plankton model in a race to the bottom.

Meet the Director

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME, United States

Last year, Maine Maritime Museum named Chris Timm Executive Director. Join us for an informal coffee and Q&A to hear about what the museum has in store for 2023 & beyond!

Boatshop Yard Sale

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME, United States

For the first time, the Boatshop Yard Sale will also be on Community Day! Attention earlybirds, we will begin at 9 am! What can you expect? TOOLS! Power tools, heirloom-quality tools, woodworking and boatbuilding tools, right at the Boatshop on 263 Washington St.

Community Day

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME, United States

Join us for our annual kick-off to the summer season! Admission is FREE and cruise tickets are just $10 (available at the door). Don't miss the raising of the flags over the Wyoming with a cannon salute at noon. Plus, tour the historic Percy & Small Shipyard, enjoy traditional skills demonstrations, and explore all of the museum's exhibits.

Youth in Environmental Justice/Shaping Conservation Policy

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME, United States

May 25, 6:00 p.m. | Join us for a panel discussion featuring youth activists and policy makers discussing the important role youth activism plays in shaping the future of our environment.

Summer Concert: Erica Brown & The Bluegrass Connection

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME, United States

Maine Maritime Museum is excited to partner with our friends at the Chocolate Church Arts Center for a special outdoor concert on the lawn! Bring your favorite chair or blanket and settle in for a fantastic concert on the Kennebec!

Event Series Sensory Friendly Hours

Sensory Friendly Hours

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME, United States

We are pleased to offer a special, a quieter and more controlled environment within the Maritime History Building to welcome visitors with sensory sensitivities. During this time, we are open to the public and regular admission rates apply. 

Recycled Lobster Line Rug Weaving Workshop

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME, United States

Join us at the Maine Maritime Museum and learn to weave a recycled lobster line (rope) doormat with Kerin of Cape Porpoise Trading Company. This workshop will be held outdoors along the beautiful Kennebec River. Turn old lobster line into an eco-friendly, handmade (by you) mat for your home! These rugs are great for indoor or outdoor use. All weaving material is retired line used by Maine lobstermen.

Kennebec Explorers Day Camp | Session 1: Animal Adaptations

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME, United States

For rising 2nd - 5th grade students, Kennebec Explorers Day Camp will foster your child’s exploration of earth and ocean sciences through creative hands-on learning and fun.

Kennebec Explorers Day Camp | Session 2: Sailors at Sea

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME, United States

For rising 2nd - 5th grade students, Kennebec Explorers Day Camp will foster your child’s exploration of earth and ocean sciences through creative hands-on learning and fun.

Annual Gala & Online Auction

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME, United States

Join us in the Percy & Small Shipyard for one incredible evening to celebrate Maine Maritime Museum and support all of the work the museum does, from exhibits, lectures, and workshops, to school programs, blacksmithing, and boatbuilding skills.

Event Series Sensory Friendly Hours

Sensory Friendly Hours

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME, United States

We are pleased to offer a special, a quieter and more controlled environment within the Maritime History Building to welcome visitors with sensory sensitivities. During this time, we are open to the public and regular admission rates apply. 

SeaChange: Researching Climate Change in the Gulf of Maine

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME, United States

July 27, 6:00 p.m. | Join Deborah Bronk, President and CEO of Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Science as she surveys the state of cutting edge research on marine ecosystems and climate change.

Kennebec Explorers Day Camp | Session 5: Conservation Week

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME, United States

For rising 2nd - 5th grade students, Kennebec Explorers Day Camp will foster your child’s exploration of earth and ocean sciences through creative hands-on learning and fun.

Maine Maritime Museum