Atlantic_codJuly 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Children’s Program: The Mighty Cod
A hands-on program with Mayra Donnell. Uncover the secrets of cod, how the early colonists fished, preserved and cooked this unique fish. Discover the mysteries of the fishing grounds and why explorers risked their lives looking for cod. Read More

little_fishermanJuly 25 @ 10:30 am – 5:00 pm Children’s Program: Reading Corner
Come listen to excerpts from the children’s classic The Little Fisherman read out loud.
PMM’s Peapod. Free with PMM admission. Read More

Sacred Cod #1, by Eric HopkinsJuly 25 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pmOpening Reception – Eric Hopkins: Shells – Fish – Shellfish
Capturing Eric Hopkins’ life-long fascination with life from the sea, this major retrospective includes paintings, monotypes, and glass and wood sculpture, much of which has not been seen before. Read More

Sea of Liberty by Kevin Mills July 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Talk and Book Signing: Sea of Liberty
Sea of Liberty is the third book in a series of historical novels based on the storied maritime history of Kevin Mills’ ancestors. It comes from years of research on his family history. Read More

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Trip Advisor Reviews


“Local Gem”

“Best local museum I’ve been to this year”

“GREAT place for kids”

“We loved the history”

“A wonderful walk thru the maritime history of Maine”

“A great place to visit and learn about the area’s past.”

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fish-wind-and-tide-imgFish, Wind and Tide: Art and Technology of Maine’s Resources
Saturday, May 24 through Sunday, October 19
Opening reception Friday, May 23, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Penobscot Marine Museum’s Main Street Gallery, 40 East Main Street

DSC00236History Chests: Exhibit Designed by the Sophomore Class of Searsport District High School
Saturday, May 24 through Sunday, October 19

Blue Fish, 1988, painted wood, 48"x56"x30"Eric Hopkins: Shells – Fish – Shellfish
Monday, June 16 through Sunday, October 19

Photo Feb 01, 11 44 54 AM“Do It Your Way”: Gee’s Bend Quilts & Quilters in Maine
Saturday, August 2 through Sunday, September 7

Photography exhibits in the Main Street Gallery
Dean KotulaMaritime Muse – Inspired By the Sea
Saturday, May 24, through Thursday, June 26

Lisa Tyson EnnisWhat Once Was – Our Changing Fisheries
Saturday, June 28 through Tuesday, July 29

Antonia Small, Fishinghouse detailThe Photographs of Antonia Small
Tuesday, September 9 through Sunday, October 19


Thank you Hamilton Marine and JC Holcomb Photography for providing the Virtual Tour

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