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Belfast Museum opens

Jun 22, 2020
Belfast Museum is open to visitors with a featured historical exhibit about the city.

Belfast — The Belfast Museum has opened for the season. Its featured exhibit this summer is “Becoming Belfast, Maine 1770 -1820.”

Other exhibits include maritime history, Capt. Albert W. Stevens, Perry’s Nut House, the William O. Poor apothecary bench, notable Belfast women, and the 1864 Civil War flag quilt. In the barn are the old two-cell jail from City Hall, a horse-drawn funeral carriage, and old Belfast business signs.

The museum's website,, has been refreshed for the 2020 season with new Belfast history information, online membership, and museum news. This season, visitors are required to wear face coverings and are encouraged to maintain a 6-foot social distance. A maximum of five people will be allowed inside at a time.

The museum is located at 10 Market St., corner of Market and Church streets.

Summer hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. From Sept. 5 to Oct. 10, the museum will be open Friday and Saturday, 11 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For more information about the museum and historical society programs, visit, email or call 207-338-9229.


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