Get crafty with your fellow teens during weekly Wednesday sessions between September 20th and October 11th. We’ll have a variety of materials and instructions for sailors’ knots, friendship bracelets, and more!
Lectures, Workshops, Events
For more information, contact Jeana Ganskop, Education Director, at 207-548-2529 or [email protected].
The Penobscot Marine Museum is looking for volunteers to portray the spirits of historic sailors, sea captains, and their families at our outdoor October 13th Twilight Tours. Memorize a script or improvise your own persona! You can have fun with it or make it creepy as you share tragic stories with local ties of those […]
Join us for an open house featuring our 2023 photo exhibit, Sam Murfitt and Maine’s Working Waterfronts and our new permanent exhibit, Rusticators on the Water. Photographer Sam Murfitt has spent most of his life connected with the water—while making photographs, building boats, and working for fishing publications. For decades, he has photographed fishermen, their […]
Photographer Sam Murfitt has spent most of his life connected with the water—while making photographs, building boats, and working for fishing publications. For decades, he has photographed fishermen, their work, and their boats, and in that work, has come to see their way of life as finite and fleeting. His images document that lifestyle and […]
Meet the spirits of those lost at sea - a ghost ship, a waterspout, Confederates, yellow fever, and a menagerie at the bottom of the ocean are just a few of the plots visitors may encounter on Twilight Tours. This is an indoor evening event with volunteer actors stationed throughout our historic house. Timed tickets […]
Rescheduled — The people of Searsport and Penobscot Bay have a long history of going to sea. In letters, diaries, logbooks, photos, newspaper articles, and stories passed down through generations, they recorded their experiences. Quiet days, adventure, tragedy, and heroism each take their turn. This fourth installment of “Stories from the Spirits of Sea-Goers” features […]
After returning to Maine from Peru, this summer’s Geiger Museum Exploration Intern Judson Thomas looked for connections within the Penobscot Marine Museum collection. He found four logbooks that mention Peru and he transcribed a portion of the 1863 logbook of the ship WELLFLEET kept by American captain, Henry S. Rich, of Bucksport, ME. In this […]