Maine Maritime Museum, Bath

4.7
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Learn about Maine's seafaring history and culture at Maine Maritime Museum, displaying upwards of 20,000 documents, artifacts, and pieces of artwork. Both children and adults will enjoy browsing sextants, spyglasses, and captain's chests. Take a tour through the shipyard to learn how large wooden vessels were built, and discover the skill of catching lobsters in the Maine Coast exhibit. Thanks to the museum's location on Kennebec River, you can also take river and coastal cruises to see the lighthouses. Add Maine Maritime Museum to your Bath travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Bath trip itinerary builder site .
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  • My wife and I feel that everyone who is in the area anytime of the year should visit this museum, whether they are interested in maritime history or not. It's a fabulous place and provides a ton of fa...  more »
  • This museum provides a great insight into light houses, their lights and the ships that sailed the oceans as well as a great introduction into the life of a lobster and the work and traps that go into...  more »
  • This was certainly a revealing encounter with the importance of Maine's contribution to our country's maritime history. The exhibits were well presented and made us really come away with a deep apprec...  more »
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  • Love it. Love the events. I give it one less star only due to not being to favorable of admissions. I haven't been able to experience the ferry rides due to high pricing.
  • Incredible exhibits. The into the lantern 3-d experience is great. I highly recommend this museum to Lighthouse lovers and Mainiacs
  • Very well laid out. Great staff. Lots of information about the Maine coast life.
  • Any maritime museum, big or small, is like a magnet to me. It speaks not only of the sea, and the men and ships that sailed on it, but of the communities on the shore - shipbuilders, marine suppliers, and many others that kept seagoing trade afloat. The Maine Maritime Museum is well worth a visit, located in the heart of the coast where the "Down Easters" were built, the ships that sailed the seas of the world.
  • Excellent stop to learn about boating/ship making history. Right down the road from the ship yard.

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