We Bring History to Life
Share our unique stories of ship captains and their families, the industries of Penobscot Bay, global maritime trade, and today’s fisheries.
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What a treasure you have created in Searsport, Maine! We had a grand time and will definitely be back!
— Judith G.
Wow! This was an exceptional experience and so much more than we anticipated.
— Dale W.
A very cool museum with tons of interesting local history and information. The docents were excellent — well-informed and good story-tellers. There are many interactive exhibits for kids of all ages. Highly recommend.
— Rebecca L.
At Home, At Sea
Rusticators on the Water
Check out what’s going on at Penobscot Marine Museum! From updates our lecture series to special events and exhibits, we’ve got news for everyone. See all our recent posts.
May 2023 Newsletter
We’re excited to invite you back to Penboscot Marine Museum beginning Thursday, May 25th! We’ve spent the winter working on exhibits and planning programs and we think you’re going to really enjoy this season.
April 2023 Newsletter
Member Monday: The National Fisherman Collection and the 2023 “Working the Sea” Exhibit
March 2023 Newsletter
Programs: Wealthy P. Nichols Tatted Bonnet Inspired Series. This presentation will share the story of Wealthy’s life and explore the intersection of life at sea and the handicraft of tatting.
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Penobscot Marine Musuem
Penobscot Marine Museum
40 E Main Street | P.O. Box 498 Searsport, ME 04974
Phone: 207-548-2529 | 800-268-8030
Hours: May 25 - June 30
Hours: July 1 - October 15