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The Belfast Historical Society & Museum
Contact: Megan Pinette
10 Market Street
Belfast, ME 04915
Phone: 207-338-9229
Hours: Open by Appointment
Email: info@belfastmuseum.org

Visit the Belfast Museum!

Enjoy exciting exhibits that tell the story of Belfast. Learn about Belfast's maritime heritage, its many notable men and women and its role in the Civil War. Have your picture taken in the old two-cell jail or help your child find the mystery items. Discover why so many people say Belfast is the center of the universe!

Museum Schedule Mid-June to September

Tuesday through Saturday (until Labor Day)

11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Friday and Saturday (after Labor Day)

11 a.m. - 4 p.m. or by appointment

Closed for the season after Columbus Day

 

FREE ADMISSION

Groups and tours are welcomed

The Museum is located at 10 Market St Corner of Church and Market St

(207) 338-9229

Belfast, ME 04915

belfastmuseum.org

Email info@belfastmuseum.org

 

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The Civil War Quilt on Display at the Belfast Museum

The 1864 Belfast Civil War Soldiers Quilt is on display at the Belfast Museum. Sewn as an inspirational quilt by a group of young women in June of 1864, the quilt was sent to a Union Army hospital in Washington DC. From Washington, it made its way out to Montana and, in March 2011, made its way ...
Visit the Belfast Museum!

Visit the Belfast Museum! The museum tells the story of Belfast. Learn about our industrial and maritime history, many notable men and women, Native-American history and the old Poor’s Drug Store apothecary bench. Our Belfast treasure- the 1864 Civil War Quilt-sewn in 1864 and returned to ...
Dare Devil of The Skies-Capt. Albert W. Stevens

“Daredevil of the Skies- Captain Albert W. Stevens” will be the topic of the Belfast Historical Society’s meeting at 7:00 pm on Monday, July 25, in the Abbott Room at the Belfast Free Library. Society president, Megan Pinette, will present the life and aerial photography exploits of Belfast’s ...
The Belfast Museum 2016 Interns

Meet the Belfast Museum's summer student-interns. Garrett Hamlin, right, and Peter Spectre, left. Garrett will be a senior at Belfast Area High School next year and Peter will attend George Washington University, Elliott School, in the fall. Both interns meet our visitors to the museum and enter ...
The Maine Home Front in World War I

“The Maine Home Front in World War I” will be the topic of the Belfast Historical Society’s meeting at 7:00 pm on Monday, June 27, in the Abbott Room at the Belfast Free Library. Earle G. Shettleworth, Jr., Maine State Historian, will present an illustrated lecture documenting the role played by ...