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Event Series The Bath Iron Works Story: By Land & By Sea

The Bath Iron Works Story: By Land & By Sea

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

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.  

Event Series Shipyards & Lighthouses Cruise (1 hour)

Shipyards & Lighthouses Cruise (1 hour)

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

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.

Midcoast Lights and Rivers Cruise (3 hours)

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

On this cruise you’ll see six lighthouses: Doubling Point Light, the Kennebec Range Lights, Squirrel Point Light, Perkins Island Light, Pond Island Light, and Seguin Island Light. Travel the winding Sasanoa River, and weather-permitting, cruise the Sheepscot River past Hendricks Head Lighthouse. Members $39; nonmembers $48; 6-12 years $30; under 6 $6 Cruise fees include museum admission.

Event Series Shipyards & Lighthouses Cruise (1 hour)

Shipyards & Lighthouses Cruise (1 hour)

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

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.

Event Series Shipyards & Lighthouses Cruise (1 hour)

Shipyards & Lighthouses Cruise (1 hour)

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

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.

Midcoast Lights and Rivers Cruise (3 hours)

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

On this cruise you’ll see six lighthouses: Doubling Point Light, the Kennebec Range Lights, Squirrel Point Light, Perkins Island Light, Pond Island Light, and Seguin Island Light. Travel the winding Sasanoa River, and weather-permitting, cruise the Sheepscot River past Hendricks Head Lighthouse. Members $39; nonmembers $48; 6-12 years $30; under 6 $6 Cruise fees include museum admission.

Event Series Shipyards & Lighthouses Cruise (1 hour)

Shipyards & Lighthouses Cruise (1 hour)

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

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.

Event Series The Bath Iron Works Story: By Land & By Sea

The Bath Iron Works Story: By Land & By Sea

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

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.  

Event Series Shipyards & Lighthouses Cruise (1 hour)

Shipyards & Lighthouses Cruise (1 hour)

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

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.

Midcoast Lights and Rivers Cruise (3 hours)

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

On this cruise you’ll see six lighthouses: Doubling Point Light, the Kennebec Range Lights, Squirrel Point Light, Perkins Island Light, Pond Island Light, and Seguin Island Light. Travel the winding Sasanoa River, and weather-permitting, cruise the Sheepscot River past Hendricks Head Lighthouse. Members $39; nonmembers $48; 6-12 years $30; under 6 $6 Cruise fees include museum admission.

Event Series Mary E Kennebec River Sail (2.5 hours)

Mary E Kennebec River Sail (2.5 hours)

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

Sail down the Kennebec aboard the historic schooner Mary E; now on the National Register of Historic Places and the only Kennebec-built schooner still afloat. Help us set and trim sails as our crew share tales from her colorful history, or just sit back and enjoy this unforgettable experience. You'll pass by the site of the Thomas E. Hagan yard where Mary E was built in 1906, see Doubling Point Light and the Kennebec Range Lights and get a unique view of Navy vessels under construction at Bath Iron Works. Space is limited; book your seats now. Running Friday and Saturday at 4 pm June 4-26;  Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday at 4 pm July 2-September 29. Members $45; nonmembers $56; 12 and under $45

Event Series Shipyards & Lighthouses Cruise (1 hour)

Shipyards & Lighthouses Cruise (1 hour)

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

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.

Event Series The Bath Iron Works Story: By Land & By Sea

The Bath Iron Works Story: By Land & By Sea

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

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.  

Event Series Shipyards & Lighthouses Cruise (1 hour)

Shipyards & Lighthouses Cruise (1 hour)

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

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.

Midcoast Lights and Rivers Cruise (3 hours)

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

On this cruise you’ll see six lighthouses: Doubling Point Light, the Kennebec Range Lights, Squirrel Point Light, Perkins Island Light, Pond Island Light, and Seguin Island Light. Travel the winding Sasanoa River, and weather-permitting, cruise the Sheepscot River past Hendricks Head Lighthouse. Members $39; nonmembers $48; 6-12 years $30; under 6 $6 Cruise fees include museum admission.

Event Series Shipyards & Lighthouses Cruise (1 hour)

Shipyards & Lighthouses Cruise (1 hour)

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

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.

Event Series Shipyards & Lighthouses Cruise (1 hour)

Shipyards & Lighthouses Cruise (1 hour)

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

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.

Event Series Mary E Kennebec River Sail (2.5 hours)

Mary E Kennebec River Sail (2.5 hours)

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

Sail down the Kennebec aboard the historic schooner Mary E; now on the National Register of Historic Places and the only Kennebec-built schooner still afloat. Help us set and trim sails as our crew share tales from her colorful history, or just sit back and enjoy this unforgettable experience. You'll pass by the site of the Thomas E. Hagan yard where Mary E was built in 1906, see Doubling Point Light and the Kennebec Range Lights and get a unique view of Navy vessels under construction at Bath Iron Works. Space is limited; book your seats now. Running Friday and Saturday at 4 pm June 4-26;  Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday at 4 pm July 2-September 29. Members $45; nonmembers $56; 12 and under $45

Event Series Mini Mariners Cruise

Mini Mariners Cruise

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

A special 30-minute cruise for our youngest sailors! These Saturday morning mini cruises depart from the Bath city dock at Linwood E. Temple Waterfront Park. See the City of Ships and Bath Iron Works from the water; cruise under the Carlton Bridge, and into the Sasanoa River, where you might spot the ospreys and eagles that live in the area. After returning to the dock, grab some goods at the Bath Farmer’s Market or do a little shopping downtown. Capacity is limited to 20 guests, book your seats now! Saturdays May 22-Septmber 25, at 10 am. Adults $10; 12 and under $5 Generously sponsored by:

Event Series Shipyards & Lighthouses Cruise (1 hour)

Shipyards & Lighthouses Cruise (1 hour)

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

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.

Event Series Shipyards & Lighthouses Cruise (1 hour)

Shipyards & Lighthouses Cruise (1 hour)

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

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.

Event Series Autumn Lights Cruise (2 hours)

Autumn Lights Cruise (2 hours)

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

See the Kennebec‘s most beautiful lighthouses in the splendor of fall! During this autumn cruise you’ll see up to six lighthouses: Doubling Point Light, the Kennebec Range Lights, Squirrel Point Light, Perkins Island Light, Pond Island Light, and Seguin Island Light. Running Monday through Thursday at 3:30 pm, October 4-21, and Saturday at 3:30 September 4-October 23. Members $35; nonmembers $43; 6-12 years $27; under 6 $6

Event Series Mary E Kennebec River Sail (2.5 hours)

Mary E Kennebec River Sail (2.5 hours)

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

Sail down the Kennebec aboard the historic schooner Mary E; now on the National Register of Historic Places and the only Kennebec-built schooner still afloat. Help us set and trim sails as our crew share tales from her colorful history, or just sit back and enjoy this unforgettable experience. You'll pass by the site of the Thomas E. Hagan yard where Mary E was built in 1906, see Doubling Point Light and the Kennebec Range Lights and get a unique view of Navy vessels under construction at Bath Iron Works. Space is limited; book your seats now. Running Friday and Saturday at 4 pm June 4-26;  Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday at 4 pm July 2-September 29. Members $45; nonmembers $56; 12 and under $45

Event Series Shipyards & Lighthouses Cruise (1 hour)

Shipyards & Lighthouses Cruise (1 hour)

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

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.

Event Series Shipyards & Lighthouses Cruise (1 hour)

Shipyards & Lighthouses Cruise (1 hour)

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

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.

Thinking About Climate Change: History and Policy

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

The Arctic and Gulf of Maine are widely recognized as "canaries in the coal mine" for signaling the impact of global warming. Dealing with climate change will take a mix of actions. How can individuals make a difference for a global problem? John Zittel has been working to understand the variety of measures that are possible to address the climate challenge. This unique workshop will foster discussion on how to recognize the problem, identify national and global action, and empower participants to learn how to take local action such as reducing emissions, capturing carbon dioxide, and navigating market and policy options at our disposal. Participants will be empowered to learn and brainstorm ways to initiate local long and short-term solutions. This is a free workshop

Free
Event Series Shipyards & Lighthouses Cruise (1 hour)

Shipyards & Lighthouses Cruise (1 hour)

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

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.

Event Series The Bath Iron Works Story: By Land & By Sea

The Bath Iron Works Story: By Land & By Sea

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

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.  

Event Series Shipyards & Lighthouses Cruise (1 hour)

Shipyards & Lighthouses Cruise (1 hour)

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

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.

Event Series Midcoast Lights and Rivers Cruise (3 hours)

Midcoast Lights and Rivers Cruise (3 hours)

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

On this cruise you’ll see six lighthouses: Doubling Point Light, the Kennebec Range Lights, Squirrel Point Light, Perkins Island Light, Pond Island Light, and Seguin Island Light. Travel the winding Sasanoa River, and weather-permitting, cruise the Sheepscot River past Hendricks Head Lighthouse. Members $39; nonmembers $48; 6-12 years $30; under 6 $6 Cruise fees include museum admission.

Event Series Shipyards & Lighthouses Cruise (1 hour)

Shipyards & Lighthouses Cruise (1 hour)

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

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.

Event Series Shipyards & Lighthouses Cruise (1 hour)

Shipyards & Lighthouses Cruise (1 hour)

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

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.

Event Series Midcoast Lights and Rivers Cruise (3 hours)

Midcoast Lights and Rivers Cruise (3 hours)

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

On this cruise you’ll see six lighthouses: Doubling Point Light, the Kennebec Range Lights, Squirrel Point Light, Perkins Island Light, Pond Island Light, and Seguin Island Light. Travel the winding Sasanoa River, and weather-permitting, cruise the Sheepscot River past Hendricks Head Lighthouse. Members $39; nonmembers $48; 6-12 years $30; under 6 $6 Cruise fees include museum admission.

Event Series Shipyards & Lighthouses Cruise (1 hour)

Shipyards & Lighthouses Cruise (1 hour)

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

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.

Event Series The Bath Iron Works Story: By Land & By Sea

The Bath Iron Works Story: By Land & By Sea

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

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.  

Event Series Shipyards & Lighthouses Cruise (1 hour)

Shipyards & Lighthouses Cruise (1 hour)

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

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.

Event Series Midcoast Lights and Rivers Cruise (3 hours)

Midcoast Lights and Rivers Cruise (3 hours)

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

On this cruise you’ll see six lighthouses: Doubling Point Light, the Kennebec Range Lights, Squirrel Point Light, Perkins Island Light, Pond Island Light, and Seguin Island Light. Travel the winding Sasanoa River, and weather-permitting, cruise the Sheepscot River past Hendricks Head Lighthouse. Members $39; nonmembers $48; 6-12 years $30; under 6 $6 Cruise fees include museum admission.

Event Series Mary E Kennebec River Sail (2.5 hours)

Mary E Kennebec River Sail (2.5 hours)

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

Sail down the Kennebec aboard the historic schooner Mary E; now on the National Register of Historic Places and the only Kennebec-built schooner still afloat. Help us set and trim sails as our crew share tales from her colorful history, or just sit back and enjoy this unforgettable experience. You'll pass by the site of the Thomas E. Hagan yard where Mary E was built in 1906, see Doubling Point Light and the Kennebec Range Lights and get a unique view of Navy vessels under construction at Bath Iron Works. Space is limited; book your seats now. Running Friday and Saturday at 4 pm June 4-26;  Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday at 4 pm July 2-September 29. Members $45; nonmembers $56; 12 and under $45

Mapping the Maine Coast at Mid-Century

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

In this richly illustrated lecture, Libby Bischof, Executive Director of the Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education and Professor of History at the University of Southern Maine, explores the role of 20th century women mapmakers in portraying the Maine Coast on maps made for residents and tourists alike, with an emphasis on pictorial maps made by Ruth Rhoads Lepper, Mildred C. Green, Katherine Dudley, and others. These colorful and highly detailed maps combine deep historical research with artistic and cartographic skill, and we'll compare examples from Maine with maps produced throughout New England. Midcoast Maine Map: Ruth Rhoads Lepper, Mid-Coast Maine, 1979. From the Collection of the Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education, Univeristy of Southern Maine.

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