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Maine Lighthouse Museum

1 Park Dr, Rockland, ME 04841-3437
+1 207-594-3301
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Very interesting

This is an amazing collection that is very interesting. Liked seeing the science of how the light... read more

Reviewed November 17, 2017
gladebaba
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Glade Spring, Virginia
Luminous Lighthouse Museum

I wouldn’t have visited this museum on my own, but my friend suggested it. I really enjoyed it and... read more

Reviewed October 29, 2017
Cindy V
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La Mesa, California
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1 Park Dr, Rockland, ME 04841-3437
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Reviewed November 17, 2017

This is an amazing collection that is very interesting. Liked seeing the science of how the light in the lighthouses work. Was fascinating to read about Stephen Pleasanton, the first national person over the lighthouses in the country since he had saved the Declaration of...More

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PFCMa, Public Relations Manager at Maine Lighthouse Museum, responded to this reviewResponded November 19, 2017

Thanks for taking the time to review the museum! Glad that you enjoyed your visit! Please consider joining the museum and tell your friends about our collection.

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Reviewed October 29, 2017

I wouldn’t have visited this museum on my own, but my friend suggested it. I really enjoyed it and learned a lot about the Maine lighthouses. If you have an interest in lighthouses, I recommend a visit.

Thank Cindy V
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PFCMa, Public Relations Manager at Maine Lighthouse Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2017

Thank you for your review! Glad you enjoyed your visit to the museum. Please tell your friends about us. You may consider becoming a member of the museum, memberships start at just $25, each with it's own benefits.

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Reviewed October 27, 2017

This is a cool place with a lot to offer on lighthouses. I learned a lot about the history of lighthouses and the inner workings and specifics of administration. Something nice to do if you find yourself in Rockland with foul weather. Maybe a little...More

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Reviewed October 25, 2017

A small museum with educational exhibits. Fine thing to do on a foggy morning since it's right in town.

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Reviewed October 20, 2017

Lighthouses, lighthouses, lighthouses. This is the place to learn everything you wish to know about Maine lighthouses. Excellent exhibit.

Thank Cavydad
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PFCMa, Public Relations Manager at Maine Lighthouse Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2017

Thanks for the review! Please tell your friends about us and consider joining the museum!!

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Reviewed October 14, 2017

If you love lighthouses this is a must see. Presentations were done very well. Wonderful to see the preservation of lighthouse history

Thank A D
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PFCMa, Public Relations Manager at Maine Lighthouse Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2017

Thanks for taking the time to review the museum! Glad you enjoyed your visit and hope you will return as our exhibits are always changing. Please tell your friends about us and consider joining the museum.

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Reviewed October 5, 2017

great museum located within the local commerce office. Easy parking. I learned a lot about lighthouses and their keepers and realized I had a lot of misconceptions. For example, I had thought lighthouses were just to warn ships about hazards, but I learned that each...More

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Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

Great museum for explaining maritime history crucial to the Maine coast. Very well assembled displays, and helpful attendants in both the gift shop and museum.

Thank Dale D
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PFCMa, Public Relations Manager at Maine Lighthouse Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2017

Thanks for taking the time to review the museum! Glad you enjoyed your visit! Please come back soon and tell your friends about us!!

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Reviewed October 2, 2017

Great museum if you are interested in maritime history. Located right on the harbor, an easy walk from downtown. I learned a lot about how lighthouses operated before they were electrified and automated, and they had a big collection of lenses and lamps. The video...More

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PFCMa, Public Relations Manager at Maine Lighthouse Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2017

Thanks for taking the time to write a review! Glad you enjoyed your visit! Please tell your friends about your experience. Hope you pay a return visit as our exhibits are always changing.

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Reviewed September 26, 2017

This museum is right down one of the side streets from the center of town and it has a wealth of information. We were fortunate when viewing that one of the folks working was an old Coast Guard service member and he provided us the...More

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