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

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



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



"Belfast During the Civil War - The Home Front"

The Belfast Historical Society and Museum, in cooperation with the Belfast Free Library, Senior College and the Game Loft, has posted a permanent exhibit on the Maine Memory Network website ( telling the story of the Belfast home front during the Civil War. The exhibit ...
Belfast Museum celebrates 28 years

The Belfast Museum is celebrating its 28th season with an Open House on Monday, August 25, 7:30 pm. Please join us, two floors of history exhibits will be open, the Belfast History Quilt will be on view, and photographs and scrapbooks about the museum and the Belfast Historical Society will be ...
The Belfast Museum opens

The Belfast Museum reopens for the 2003 season on Saturday, June 28. Three new exhibits have been created:Maritime History, Percy Sanborn Gallery and All Things Belfast. Museum Hours are Thursday through Monday 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. until Labor Day. There will be an opening reception for members ...
Belfast in the 20th Century

The Belfast Historical Society presents a panel discussion about life in Belfast during the last century. Join moderator Jay Davis, co-author of the History of Belfast in the 20th Century, and panelists Jim Davis, Harold Higgins, Wilma Moses, Charlie Hall and Don Rogers for a lively discussion. T...