OPEN DAILY 9:30 to 5

Historic Downtown Bath Walking Tour

Linwood E. Temple Waterfront Park 61 Commercial St., Bath, ME

Meg Barker, of Embark Maine Tours, will lead this 90 minute tour and introduce how the City of Bath has changed over history and the important monuments and buildings that continue to stand today.

Historic Bath Neighborhood Walking Tour

Library Park 43 Summer Street, Bath

Meg Barker, of Embark Maine Tours, will lead this 90 minute tour and introduce how the City of Bath has changed over history and the important monuments and buildings that continue to stand today.

Historic Downtown Bath Walking Tour

Linwood E. Temple Waterfront Park 61 Commercial St., Bath, ME

Meg Barker, of Embark Maine Tours, will lead this 90 minute tour and introduce how the City of Bath has changed over history and the important monuments and buildings that continue to stand today.

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Boatshop Workshop: Oar Making (Three Sessions)

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

Spend time in our Boatshop and learn how to make a set of oars out of coastal Maine spruce. We teach a simple yet elegant design that is functional and worthy of display. No experience is necessary as we will walk you through the steps and tools required to complete this project. You will use traditional hand tools including spokeshaves and draw knives and finish the oars with traditional leatherwork. The fun doesn't stop at the end of this class because you’ll get to take home a set of oars that you can use for years to come! Cost: Members $320; nonmembers $340 Three Sessions: Tuesdays 5 - 8 pm October 11, 18 & 25

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Boatshop Workshop: Shaker Box Making

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

The Shakers are famous for their simple and elegant designs, and the Shaker oval box is no exception. Over two evenings in the Boatshop, you’ll build a set of three nesting oval boxes using boatbuilding techniques such as clinch nailing and steam bending. No experience is required; this class is a fantastic introduction to woodworking. Boxes are made from cherry and cedar, and all materials are provided. October 12 & 13, 5-8 pm December 7-8, 5-8pm Cost: $120 nonmembers, $100 members

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Boatshop Workshop: Oar Making (Three Sessions)

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

Spend time in our Boatshop and learn how to make a set of oars out of coastal Maine spruce. We teach a simple yet elegant design that is functional and worthy of display. No experience is necessary as we will walk you through the steps and tools required to complete this project. You will use traditional hand tools including spokeshaves and draw knives and finish the oars with traditional leatherwork. The fun doesn't stop at the end of this class because you’ll get to take home a set of oars that you can use for years to come! Cost: Members $320; nonmembers $340 Three Sessions: Tuesdays 5 - 8 pm October 11, 18 & 25

Lecture: Photographing the Scenic Coast of Maine with Benjamin Williamson

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

Bath resident and professional photographer Benjamin Williamson will share a variety of images, mostly local scenes, and the stories behind them. A lifelong fascination with weather and nature combined with a keen interest in man-made landscapes and human stories have resulted in a catalog of images that capture Maine at its most beautiful, sometimes terribly so. His photos have graced the covers and pages of many issues of Down East Magazine, where he was the photo editor and staff photographer for the last 6 years.

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Boatshop Workshop: Oar Making (Three Sessions)

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

Spend time in our Boatshop and learn how to make a set of oars out of coastal Maine spruce. We teach a simple yet elegant design that is functional and worthy of display. No experience is necessary as we will walk you through the steps and tools required to complete this project. You will use traditional hand tools including spokeshaves and draw knives and finish the oars with traditional leatherwork. The fun doesn't stop at the end of this class because you’ll get to take home a set of oars that you can use for years to come! Cost: Members $320; nonmembers $340 Three Sessions: Tuesdays 5 - 8 pm October 11, 18 & 25

Boatshop Workshop: Building a Fireside Stool

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

This solid three-legged pine stool has no fasteners and is held together only with tight joinery (and a lick of wood glue). It is perfect for sitting by the fire, working in the home shop, or as a perch for your cat. No woodworking experience is necessary to build this beautiful and functional work of art -- over 200 have been built by our 5th to 8th-grade boatbuilding students. November 9 & 10, 5-8pm Cost: members $93; nonmembers $113

Free Admission Education Program: Whales

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

During your visit, drop by the museum history building for a 15-mniute lesson with one of our museum educators! Appropriate for the whole family. In this program, visitors will be learning basic anatomy and adaptations of the whales that we see in the Gulf of Maine. They will also learn why the Gulf of Maine draws whales to feed every summer, and how they are connected in the Gulf of Maine food web.  

Free Admission Education Program: Salt Marshes

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

During your visit, drop by the museum history building for a 15-mniute lesson with one of our museum educators! Appropriate for the whole family. In this program, visitors will be interacting with a model as they learn about the benefits of salt marshes as well as impacts of human activity and pollution on different water ecosystems.  

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Percy & Small Tours (Indoors)

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

Discover the only intact historic shipyard in the U.S. where large wooden sailing vessels were built, including the schooner Wyoming, the largest sailing vessel built in the U.S. On this modified indoor presentation, docents share the story of the shipyard and the surviving buildings and workshops. Included with admission, Saturdays at 1:00 pm. No RSVP required, space is limited to 15. Please contact reservations@maritimeme.org to learn more about how we can accommodate your group!  

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Percy & Small Tours (Indoors)

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

Discover the only intact historic shipyard in the U.S. where large wooden sailing vessels were built, including the schooner Wyoming, the largest sailing vessel built in the U.S. On this modified indoor presentation, docents share the story of the shipyard and the surviving buildings and workshops. Included with admission, Saturdays at 1:00 pm. No RSVP required, space is limited to 15. Please contact reservations@maritimeme.org to learn more about how we can accommodate your group!  

Recurring

Percy & Small Tours (Indoors)

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

Discover the only intact historic shipyard in the U.S. where large wooden sailing vessels were built, including the schooner Wyoming, the largest sailing vessel built in the U.S. On this modified indoor presentation, docents share the story of the shipyard and the surviving buildings and workshops. Included with admission, Saturdays at 1:00 pm. No RSVP required, space is limited to 15. Please contact reservations@maritimeme.org to learn more about how we can accommodate your group!  

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(SOLD OUT) Boatshop Workshop: Shaker Box Making

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

The Shakers are famous for their simple and elegant designs, and the Shaker oval box is no exception. Over two evenings in the Boatshop, you’ll build a set of three nesting oval boxes using boatbuilding techniques such as clinch nailing and steam bending. No experience is required; this class is a fantastic introduction to woodworking. Boxes are made from cherry and cedar, and all materials are provided. October 12 & 13, 5-8 pm December 7 & 8, 5-8pm Cost: $100 members, $120 nonmembers

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Gallery Docent Tours

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

Included with admission, start your visit to Maine Maritime Museum with a volunteer gallery docent to learn about the various paintings and artifacts on display, the relevance of maritime history and culture to the region, and what sets Maine Maritime Museum apart.

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Donnell House Winter Hours

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

Experience what life in Bath was like during the Victorian era in the Donnell House, an 1892 shipyard owner’s home. As your tour the interior, docents will introduce you to the Donnells, one of Bath’s shipbuilding families. The house that stands today reflects the fortune that the family patriarch, William T. Donnell, made from his company. The interior of the home is set in period décor including numerous items that belonged to the family.

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Percy & Small Tours (Indoors)

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

Discover the only intact historic shipyard in the U.S. where large wooden sailing vessels were built, including the schooner Wyoming, the largest sailing vessel built in the U.S. On this modified indoor presentation, docents share the story of the shipyard and the surviving buildings and workshops. Included with admission, Saturdays at 1:00 pm. No RSVP required, space is limited to 15. Please contact reservations@maritimeme.org to learn more about how we can accommodate your group!  

Recurring

Gallery Docent Tours

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

Included with admission, start your visit to Maine Maritime Museum with a volunteer gallery docent to learn about the various paintings and artifacts on display, the relevance of maritime history and culture to the region, and what sets Maine Maritime Museum apart.

Recurring

Donnell House Winter Hours

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

Experience what life in Bath was like during the Victorian era in the Donnell House, an 1892 shipyard owner’s home. As your tour the interior, docents will introduce you to the Donnells, one of Bath’s shipbuilding families. The house that stands today reflects the fortune that the family patriarch, William T. Donnell, made from his company. The interior of the home is set in period décor including numerous items that belonged to the family.

Recurring

Percy & Small Tours (Indoors)

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

Discover the only intact historic shipyard in the U.S. where large wooden sailing vessels were built, including the schooner Wyoming, the largest sailing vessel built in the U.S. On this modified indoor presentation, docents share the story of the shipyard and the surviving buildings and workshops. Included with admission, Saturdays at 1:00 pm. No RSVP required, space is limited to 15. Please contact reservations@maritimeme.org to learn more about how we can accommodate your group!  

Recurring

Percy & Small Tours (Indoors)

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

Discover the only intact historic shipyard in the U.S. where large wooden sailing vessels were built, including the schooner Wyoming, the largest sailing vessel built in the U.S. On this modified indoor presentation, docents share the story of the shipyard and the surviving buildings and workshops. Included with admission, Saturdays at 1:00 pm. No RSVP required, space is limited to 15. Please contact reservations@maritimeme.org to learn more about how we can accommodate your group!  

Recurring

Percy & Small Tours (Indoors)

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

Discover the only intact historic shipyard in the U.S. where large wooden sailing vessels were built, including the schooner Wyoming, the largest sailing vessel built in the U.S. On this modified indoor presentation, docents share the story of the shipyard and the surviving buildings and workshops. Included with admission, Saturdays at 1:00 pm. No RSVP required, space is limited to 15. Please contact reservations@maritimeme.org to learn more about how we can accommodate your group!  

Recurring

Percy & Small Tours (Indoors)

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

Discover the only intact historic shipyard in the U.S. where large wooden sailing vessels were built, including the schooner Wyoming, the largest sailing vessel built in the U.S. On this modified indoor presentation, docents share the story of the shipyard and the surviving buildings and workshops. Included with admission, Saturdays at 1:00 pm. No RSVP required, space is limited to 15. Please contact reservations@maritimeme.org to learn more about how we can accommodate your group!  

Recurring

Percy & Small Tours (Indoors)

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

Discover the only intact historic shipyard in the U.S. where large wooden sailing vessels were built, including the schooner Wyoming, the largest sailing vessel built in the U.S. On this modified indoor presentation, docents share the story of the shipyard and the surviving buildings and workshops. Included with admission, Saturdays at 1:00 pm. No RSVP required, space is limited to 15. Please contact reservations@maritimeme.org to learn more about how we can accommodate your group!  

Recurring

Percy & Small Tours (Indoors)

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

Discover the only intact historic shipyard in the U.S. where large wooden sailing vessels were built, including the schooner Wyoming, the largest sailing vessel built in the U.S. On this modified indoor presentation, docents share the story of the shipyard and the surviving buildings and workshops. Included with admission, Saturdays at 1:00 pm. No RSVP required, space is limited to 15. Please contact reservations@maritimeme.org to learn more about how we can accommodate your group!  

Recurring

Percy & Small Tours (Indoors)

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

Discover the only intact historic shipyard in the U.S. where large wooden sailing vessels were built, including the schooner Wyoming, the largest sailing vessel built in the U.S. On this modified indoor presentation, docents share the story of the shipyard and the surviving buildings and workshops. Included with admission, Saturdays at 1:00 pm. No RSVP required, space is limited to 15. Please contact reservations@maritimeme.org to learn more about how we can accommodate your group!  

Recurring

Percy & Small Tours (Indoors)

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

Discover the only intact historic shipyard in the U.S. where large wooden sailing vessels were built, including the schooner Wyoming, the largest sailing vessel built in the U.S. On this modified indoor presentation, docents share the story of the shipyard and the surviving buildings and workshops. Included with admission, Saturdays at 1:00 pm. No RSVP required, space is limited to 15. Please contact reservations@maritimeme.org to learn more about how we can accommodate your group!  

STEAMbox Family Workshop: A Sailor’s Pastime: Scrimshaw/Knot Tying

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

Being a sailor involved living at sea for years at a time. While it was adventurous and exciting, there could also be times of stillness. Whalers might have gone months without seeing a whales or port. So, what would a sailor do with all of that downtime? Come learn about a sailor’s life on the boats that sailed the world. Try your hand at carving scrimshaw or learning to tie knots.

Recurring

Percy & Small Tours (Indoors)

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

Discover the only intact historic shipyard in the U.S. where large wooden sailing vessels were built, including the schooner Wyoming, the largest sailing vessel built in the U.S. On this modified indoor presentation, docents share the story of the shipyard and the surviving buildings and workshops. Included with admission, Saturdays at 1:00 pm. No RSVP required, space is limited to 15. Please contact reservations@maritimeme.org to learn more about how we can accommodate your group!  

Maine Maritime Museum