fbpx

OPEN DAILY 9:30 to 5

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.

The Rozalia Project

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

Welcome, Rozalia Project! On August 3, the Rozalia Project will be docking American Promise at Maine Maritime Museum for interactive tours and lessons. We hope you'll stop by! Rozalia Project’s mission is to clean and protect the ocean and conserve a healthy, thriving marine ecosystem. Launched in 2010, the project focuses on addressing the problem of marine debris in a unique and action-based way using a combination of restoration (cleanups), prevention through education, embracing technology and innovation and by conducting solutions-based research.

Mariners Adventure Camp *SOLD OUT*

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

Blacksmithing, coastal navigation, boatbuilding, sailing... There's more to a mariner than meets the eye. Give your child a chance of a lifetime to learn what it took to be a mariner in the Golden Age of Sail! August 7 – 11, 2023

Event Series Sensory Friendly Hours

Sensory Friendly Hours

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

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. 

Mental Health for Changing Coastal Communities

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

August 24, 6:00 p.m. | In this free panel discussion, we will learn about the importance of mental health care, especially individuals in coastal communities who are directly dealing with the impacts of climate change.

Music, Masts, & Lobster Traps: A Celebration of Maine’s Lobstering Heritage

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

“Music, Masts, and Lobster Traps” will be held on Sunday, August 27 at Maine Maritime Museum in Bath. Special daytime events will celebrate Maine's lobstering heritage. The event will culminate in a late afternoon performance by Maine’s own The Mallett Brothers Band. During regular museum admission, 9:30am – 3:00pm: The Maine Maritime Museum is hosting special daytime activities celebrating Maine’s maritime heritage which are included with regular Museum admission. Demonstrations and educational exhibits highlighting Maine’s working waterfront heritage will include a lobster education center, a trap building demonstration, aquaculture demonstration, pogie seining exhibit, emergency survival raft and gear demonstration, Abenaki tribe drum circle and history exhibit, lobster boat, schooner, tour cruises and more! Food and drink from Long Reach Kitchen and Highroller Lobster Company will be available starting at 12pm. (MLA members who show current membership card will receive free admission to dayside activities. Concert ticket will need to be purchased separately). 3:00 - 6:30pm: Concert: Music, Masts, & Lobster Traps featuring the Mallett Brothers Band. Concert gate opens at 3pm, Maine folk artist Paddy Mills will take to the stage at 3:30 prior to the headline act, The Mallett Brothers Band. Guests with tickets to the concert event will also have access to a beer garden hosted by Mast Landing Brewery, XTRATUF, and Rugged Seas where a new, special brew honoring our maritime heritage will be unveiled. In addition, Mere Point Oyster Company will be shucking flavorful Maine oysters. Guests who wish to purchase tickets to the dayside event can do so at the Maine Maritime Museum. Proceeds from the event will benefit The Maine Lobstermen’s Community Alliance (MLCA) which, with support from the Maine Lobstermen’s Association (MLA), is working to ensure a vibrant future for Maine’s fishing families and the communities in which they live and work. FMI: https://mlcalliance.org/events/music-masts-lobster-traps/

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.

Story Time

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

Start your day at Maine Maritime Museum for an interactive story time! Join a museum educator and Splash, the friendly sea monster, as they introduce you to the wonders of Maine traditions, wildlife, and maritime themes.

Boatshop Workshop: Building a Fireside Stool (Nov 1 & 2)

Boatshop 243 Washington Street, Bath, ME, United States

Our three-legged fireside stool is simple, yet elegant, completed over two evenings. It’s a great introduction to woodworking—in fact, it is the first project every student undertakes in our Discovery Boatbuilding program.  Comprised of three octagonal legs that are fastened with wedged, kerfed through-tenons, this stool is a great introduction to boatbuilding techniques on a smaller scale. It is perfect for sitting by the fire, working in the home shop, or a plant stand. No woodworking (or boatbuilding) experience necessary!

Boatshop Workshop: Building a Fireside Stool (Nov 1 & 2)

Boatshop 243 Washington Street, Bath, ME, United States

Our three-legged fireside stool is simple, yet elegant, completed over two evenings. It’s a great introduction to woodworking—in fact, it is the first project every student undertakes in our Discovery Boatbuilding program.  Comprised of three octagonal legs that are fastened with wedged, kerfed through-tenons, this stool is a great introduction to boatbuilding techniques on a smaller scale. It is perfect for sitting by the fire, working in the home shop, or a plant stand. No woodworking (or boatbuilding) experience necessary!

Story Time

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

Start your day with us at Maine Maritime Museum for an interactive story time! Join a museum educator and Splash, the friendly sea monster, as they introduce you to the wonders of Maine traditions, wildlife, and maritime themes.

Family Open House

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

Meet our education team and learn more about our day camps, free family events & more! We have all kinds of new and fun educational opportunities for your children & family in Bath. This is a drop-in event with child care.

Event Series Percy & Small Tours (Indoors)

Percy & Small Tours (Indoors)

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

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.

Event Series Percy & Small Tours (Indoors)

Percy & Small Tours (Indoors)

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

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.

Event Series Percy & Small Tours (Indoors)

Percy & Small Tours (Indoors)

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

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.

Event Series Percy & Small Tours (Indoors)

Percy & Small Tours (Indoors)

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

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.

Event Series Percy & Small Tours (Indoors)

Percy & Small Tours (Indoors)

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

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.

Event Series Percy & Small Tours (Indoors)

Percy & Small Tours (Indoors)

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

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.

Boatshop Workshop: Shaker Box Making (Dec 6 & 7)

Boatshop 243 Washington Street, Bath, ME, United States

The Shakers are renowned for their traditional and simple furniture design and practical inventions. We build nesting Shaker boxes in the Boatshop because they are beautiful, handy, and employ small boatbuilding techniques like steam bending and clinch nailing. Two evenings are all it takes to build three boxes from cherry and cedar. Students have built over 500 boxes over the past 15 years in this accessible, yet challenging, class. All materials are provided and no experience is necessary.

Boatshop Workshop: Shaker Box Making (Dec 6 & 7)

Boatshop 243 Washington Street, Bath, ME, United States

The Shakers are renowned for their traditional and simple furniture design and practical inventions. We build nesting Shaker boxes in the Boatshop because they are beautiful, handy, and employ small boatbuilding techniques like steam bending and clinch nailing. Two evenings are all it takes to build three boxes from cherry and cedar. Students have built over 500 boxes over the past 15 years in this accessible, yet challenging, class. All materials are provided and no experience is necessary.

The Food-Web Ecology of Fisheries in Cashes Ledge

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

Join Dr. Graham Sherwood, Senior Scientist at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute, for a free, in-person discussion of Cashes Ledge, the underwater mountain range in the Gulf of Maine, and its relationship to food-web ecologies.

Event Series Percy & Small Tours (Indoors)

Percy & Small Tours (Indoors)

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

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.

Event Series Percy & Small Tours (Indoors)

Percy & Small Tours (Indoors)

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

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.

Event Series Percy & Small Tours (Indoors)

Percy & Small Tours (Indoors)

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

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.

Maine Maritime Museum