Penobscot Marine Museum, Searsport

4.5
Penobscot Marine Museum’s exhibits include hands-on activities for children and adults, as well as a ship captain's house, marine paintings, scrimshaw, 19th century Chinese and Japanese pottery, paintings and textiles, historic Maine boats, a fisheries exhibit, and an heirloom vegetable garden. Check the website for daily activities and events.
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  • First saw a movie on how they construct the area in the bay to trap and catch fish. Very labor intensive and interesting to see. Wanted to especially see some of the old boats here and it did not disa...  more »
  • We spent two hours here an still did not see everything. It is a series of buildings that explain what life was like when this area was booming as a major seaport. It was interesting to hear how some ...  more »
  • This is an attraction with multiple buildings to tour. Inside the buildings are exhibits about various topics, mostly relating to the seafaring history. Some really interesting items.  more »
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  • I highly recommend this museum. It is more than meets the eye. They have an extensive exhibit of Marine art. The staff if very friendly and knowledgeable.
  • An absolute treasure. The glass plate collection is amazing, as well as the scrimshaw is terrific too.
  • Fantastic but overlooked museum. Definitely worth a visit.
  • Amazing selection of historical artefacts.
  • Needs some sprucing up. Expensive. Weak displays. Go to mystic and see a real sea museum.
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