Benefit in Memory of Mike Stein

In memory of Penobscot Marine Museum’s beloved Board Member Dr. Mike Stein, and to celebrate his love of the water and boating, Jerri Finch has donated her beautiful painting West Fork to raise funds in his memory. The painting is oil on board, 9 1/2″ x 14 1/2″, and has a lovely wooden frame. Purchase your raffle tickets or make a donation in Mike’s memory online here. The drawing will be on December 15th at the museum.

TruckOctober 4 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Tonka truck repair workshops will be held at Searsport Automotive and Tires, 357 W. Main St. on October 4, 9:00 am to noon as part of Searsport’s annual Fling Into Fall celebration on October 10 and 11 Read More

Lobster Boats, in Harbor and Ashore, Stonington, Deer IsleOctober 4 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Historic Photography Lecture Series. Exploring the Penobscot Marine Museum Photography Archive with Kevin Johnson. Greater Portland Chapter Maine Genealogy Society, 29 Ocean House Rd., Cape Elizabeth. Admission free. Read More

Wooden-Construction-around-a-Ships-Hatch-620x364October 9 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Maine Boatbuilders Forum: Boat Builders of East Penobscot Bay. PMM’s Main Street Gallery. Tickets $8 members and $10 non-members. Read More

yarn-100947_640October 18 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Artisan Days: Central Maine craft group will demonstrate knitting. Sponsored by Knickerbocker Group. Free with PMM admission. Read More

Elmer_Montgomery_Collection-squareOctober 19 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm LAST DAY Museum campus closes for the season. Museum Shop and Museum Framer remain open year-round. Read More

For a complete listing of events click here

To view selected videos of past events click here.


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

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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