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Maine Lighthouse Museum

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Address: One Park Drive, P.O. Box 1116, Rockland, ME 04841
Phone Number: 12075943301
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Wed - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Wonderful!

This little museum is wonderful! It has an awesome collection of Fresnel lenses, and LOTS of information about the history of lighthouses. It was very enjoyable, and I would... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
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Midland, Texas
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Midland, Texas
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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This little museum is wonderful! It has an awesome collection of Fresnel lenses, and LOTS of information about the history of lighthouses. It was very enjoyable, and I would definitely go back if I was the area!

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Northampton, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

For lighthouse lovers this museum will offer lots of fun facts, heroic stories and plenty of lights to see. Its nothing fancy, but in a nice location in Rockland.

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Boothbay, Maine
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53 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

It has been a few years since I had toured the museum. But it was still fun and informative. There is more information that I could assimilate on the first visit. I would classify the exhibits into two categories: Equipment/technologies and Lifestyles. The museum store is nice and has items that are good mementos for kids. Several good restaurants are... More 

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Sacramento, California
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Fabulous lighthouse and thoroughly enjoyed the afternoon here. Great video, great docents,very friendly, very clean and well organized. Learned a lot! Great place to visit!

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Lewiston, Maine
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47 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This museum lured us with free and easy parking directly across from it during the hours that it is open. During our visit, there were all kinds of fund raising activities to support this small, but attractive and interesting museum. My friend and I decided to participate in the chowder challenge. The 3 chowders were tasty and served in ample... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Great place to see. Plan to spend at least 1 or 2 hours. Very informative. If possible, make the time to also visit The Sail, Power & Steam Museum, which is very nearby.

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Novato, California
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Anything and everything marine and about lighthouses can be found in this interesting museum. I most enjoyed the video and the models of the lighthouses. A fun lobster sculpture sits across the street in the parking lot of a hotel.

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Sunbury, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Just the best museum about lighthouses we have ever visited, easy to find location, free parking and located near Rockland waterfront. Wow--so much to see and learn about lighthouses, guides were very friendly and helpful and we were quite impressed with displays, info, photos, and real lighthouse lenses, fog horns, and artifacts all about lighthouses. This is a "must see"... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

As a big fan of lighthouses, I really enjoyed this museum. It has a great collection of Fresnel lenses, fog horns, artifacts from lighthouses and lightships, etc. The displays are very interesting and well put together. A perfect place to visit when you have a rainy day or anytime you want something quiet and informative to do.

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Little Deer Isle, Maine
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

didn't get a chance to really view...but loved what I saw...well laid out. I'll be back in 2015 for a complete tour!

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Additional Information about Maine Lighthouse Museum

Address: One Park Drive, P.O. Box 1116, Rockland, ME 04841
Phone Number: 12075943301
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Rockland
Open Hours:
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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