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Maine Lighthouse Museum

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Address: One Park Drive, P.O. Box F, Rockland, ME 04841
Phone Number: 207-594-3301
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Wed - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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2nd visit was still fun and informative

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
pelican33
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Boothbay, Maine
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Boothbay, Maine
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57 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

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
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

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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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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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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North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

you could only find this is Maine. Very interesting history. Friendly helpful staff learn maines long and colorful shipping industrial. Learn everything you ever thing to ask about lighthouse. Rockland is a piece of Maine historic town not overdone

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Bremen, Maine, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

My wife and I were amazed at the history here! From pictures to some of the old equipment that was saved and maintained! A great family stop if you get the chance.

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Additional Information about Maine Lighthouse Museum

Address: Address: One Park Drive, P.O. Box F, Rockland, ME 04841
Phone Number: 207-594-3301
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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