The Penobscot Marine Museum is Maine’s oldest maritime museum encompassing thirteen historic and modern buildings. The museum is designated to celebrate and preserve the rich maritime history of Searsport. During the 1800’s, over 200 ships were built in eleven shipyards in Searsport and the town produced over 500 captains. Penobscot Marine Museum houses many photographs, prints and other objects that tell stories about whaling and exploring in the Arctic. Check if they are on exhibit during your visit.
Address: 2 Church St, Searsport, ME 04974
Photo courtesy of Penobscot Marine Museum.