Penobscot Marine Museum
40 E. Main Street
Searsport, ME 04974
Phone: 207.548.2529
Hours: Winter Hours: Museum Shop and Framer Thurs. through Sat. 11:00am to 4:00pm
Fax: 207.548.2520

The Penobscot Marine Museum maintains collections in more than a dozen areas, including:

  • Regional watercraft
  • Photography
  • Marine art
  • Furniture and domestic furnishings
  • Ship and boat models
  • Navigation instruments
  • Other nautical gear
  • China trade items
  • Industrial artifacts
  • Scrimshaw
  • Clothing and fabric arts
  • Historic buildings
  • Ship's papers and other business records
  • Genealogy records

Items from these collections are displayed around the campus in several exhibits and in the archives and library.

Other Locations

Penobscot Marine Museum Launches Maine Boatbuilding ...

Searsport, Maine, February 11, 2014 – Boat building is an important part of Maine’s cultural and economic life, bringing millions of dollars into the state and providing thousands of jobs. This March Penobscot Marine Museum launches the Maine Boatbuilding Forum, a monthly conversation with boat ...
The Cows Are Out! and My Journey: Book Signing and Talk ...

On Saturday, February 15 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at PMM's Main Street Gallery, Maine author Trudy Chambers Price will talk about The Cows Are Out! and My Journey, two memoirs of life in rural Maine. Trudygrew up in Aroostook County where her family lived for five generations. She moved in 1966 ...
Wayne and Loraine Hamilton Donate Building to Penobscot ...

Wayne and Loraine Hamilton have donated the former Hamilton Marine Seine Loft on Route One in Searsport to the Penobscot Marine Museum as a home for the museum’s new education center. Contractors have renovated the front of thebuilding to create a boat building workshop, and last week, the ...
All at Sea: Twenty Years at the Helm of Tall Ships

On Saturday, February 8, at 11:00am, Penobscot Marine Museum hosts a reading and book signing with Dominick Jones, author of All at Sea: Twenty Years at the Helm of Tall Ships. This true story, which receives rave reviews on Amazon, is the tale of falling in love with a woman who has five ...
Living on the Schooner Bonnie Lynn

Saturday, January 25: 11:00 am at Penobscot Marine Museum's Main Street Gallery. Captains Earl and Bonnie MacKenzie, talk about life below decks during a trans-Atlantic crossing in the Bonnie Lynn from the Virgin Islands, via the Azores to Ireland and Scotland, then south along the coast of ...