About

Penobscot Marine Museum brings Maine’s maritime history to life on a campus of beautiful historic buildings in the charming seacoast village of Searsport, Maine. Exhibits throughout the campus tell unique stories of ship captains and their families, the industries of Penobscot Bay, global maritime trade, and today’s fisheries.

The Museum also develops changing seasonal and traveling exhibits and conducts educational outreach throughout Maine. The Museum has over 200,000 historic photographs, an extensive collection of maritime artifacts and archives, and a maritime history research library. The Museum offices and research library are open year-round. Exhibits are open seven days a week, Memorial Day weekend through the third Sunday in October.