GuildivesailawayThursday, May 8, 2014 at 7pm
Boat Builders of Mount Desert Island: with boat builders Richard Helmke, and Richard and Ralph Stanley and others. Mount Desert Island is home to high-end yacht builders, lobster boat builders, and traditional sloop builders. Join us for a discussion of how a 108 mile square island’s boat designers can cater to the summer residents, the lobstermen and commercial fishermen still plying the waters just offshore, and everyone in between. 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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SAVE THE DATE! Penobscot Marine Museum’s Gala and Auction, Saturday, July 19, 2014
Dinner and dance with silent and live auctions at Point Lookout, Northport, Maine. For more information please call 207-548-2529 x216


Thank you for a great season!

The Museum campus is closed and will re-open on Saturday, May 24. The Museum Store and Framer remain open Thursday through Saturday, 11am to 4pm. In the Museum’s Main Street Gallery Underfoot: Footwear, Hooked Rugs, In the Cellar and Below Decks is open December 7 through February 22.



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

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