Past Exhibits

Weather or Knot?

Weather or Knot? gives visitors a chance to imagine life at sea in calm and stormy seas. They can watch storm clouds slowly gather and waves and wind increase through… (Read More »)

Where in the World?

Where in the World? features paintings of Maine cargo ships in foreign ports and the navigational charts that guided the way. Captains and owners commissioned paintings of their vessels as… (Read More »)

Animal Tales

Animal Tales uses photographs from the Museum’s extensive photography archives and the intriguing stories behind the images to explore the fascination people have with animals. Since the beginning of photography,… (Read More »)

Lobstering Women of Maine

In Lobstering Women of Maine, Belfast artist Susan Tobey White captures Maine’s lobster industry through her brightly colored paintings of lobster women at work. The exhibit showcases the lobster industry, explores… (Read More »)

Kosti Comes Home

Kosti Comes Home is on exhibit at Penobscot Marine Museum May 26 to October 21, 2018. This exhibit is part of our regular admission and is available Monday through Friday… (Read More »)

Gone Fishing!

The new show explores the world of Maine’s commercial fisheries through exhibits and programs that will entertain and educate children and adults alike. The featured exhibit, The Net Result: Our… (Read More »)