Maine Maritime Museum

Description

This nine-building museum includes the Percy and Small Shipyard, where 41 four-, five-, and six-masted schooners were built between 1897 and 1920. Visitors may occasionally see apprentices learning the craft of building wooden boats in the boat shop. Boatbuilding classes are offered as well. In addition to maritime art and artifacts, the shipyard has historic vessels, including a 142-foot fishing schooner built in 1942. Boat cruises on the Kennebec River are available. Food is offered at the seasonal concession stand. Located on the banks of the Kennebec River in Bath, the museum has four air-conditioned galleries with exhibits and hands-on activities for all ages, including a historic shipyard where large sailing ships were built with a life-sized sculpture of the world’s largest Wyoming. There’s a shipyard owner’s Victorian home, operating boat shop. a 142-foot fishing schooner and a history of lobstering exhibit. Seasonal tours of Bath Iron Works and lighthouse river cruises are available. Food is offered at the seasonal concession stand.

Address

243 Washington St
Bath, ME 04530

Lat/Long

43.89389700, -69.81713800
Visit Website
(207) 443-1316

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