Getting Here


There is ample free parking available at the museum. There is space available to accommodate RVs, but overnight parking is prohibited.

Arriving By Water

Maine Maritime Museum is located at Lat: 43 degrees 53.689′, Long: 069 degrees 48.889′ – 10 miles up the Kennebec River from the Gulf of Maine.

From late-May to mid-October, the Museum offers a mooring field, floating dock space, and a 75′ pier that can accommodate vessels from 60 to 300 feet in length. To ensure availability of suitable accommodations for your vessel, advanced reservations are highly recommended and can be made by calling (207) 443-1316 ext. 0, during normal business hours. Our Yachtsmen’s Building includes restrooms, showers, and laundry facilities.

Mooring or docking fees may be paid at the Admissions Desk when the Museum is open (daily 9:30 to 5).

About Bath, Maine

“The City of Ships” welcomes visitors with tree-lined historic avenues graced by handsome and stately mansions and manors once home to shipyard owners and ship captains. You can take a guided walking tour of the Bath historic district or ride the delightful Bath Trolley around the scenic streets. Or stay in one of these historic homes, many of which are now elegant bed & breakfast establishments or inns.

Bath’s Front Street is home to a wealth of specialty shops, galleries and restaurants. Bath’s Farmers Market takes place every Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Bath is flanked by two of Maine’s most beautiful sandy beaches: Reid State Park and Popham Beach State Park. Bird watchers can visit the Josephine Newman Wildlife Sanctuary, the Bates-Morse Mountain Conservation Area, Hamilton or Butler’s Head Sanctuaries, or Montsweag Preserve; eagles and osprey are frequent visitors to the Kennebec River area.In autumn you can see breathtaking foliage, too!

To learn more and for a list of area business that support Maine Maritime Museum, please see our Business Partner Page.