Maine Maritime Museum

Maine Maritime Museum

Maine Maritime Museum celebrates Maine’s maritime heritage and culture in order to educate the community and a worldwide audience about the important role of Maine in regional and global maritime activities. The Museum accomplishes its stewardship through: discriminate collection, preservation and dissemination of historic materials and information, engaging educational programs, relevant and compelling exhibitions, and a unique historic shipyard, all connecting the past to contemporary and future issues.

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Visit to the Maine Maritime Museum

The Maine Maritime Museum is located alongside the beautiful Kennebec River in Bath, Maine. The museum traces the maritime heritage and shipbuilding tradition of Maine and the surrounding region. The traditional wooden craft in the museum stand in contrast to the modern ships being built in the nearby Bath Iron Works.

Maine Maritime Museum

Entrance hallway to the museum

One of the Galleries - Earning a Living from Sea & Land

Exhibit of traditional working vessels
Sleeping berth

Traditional wooden boats on the museum grounds contrast with cranes from
modern Bath Iron Works shipyard in the distance
Sleeping berth

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