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Oh, my, the Fresnel lenses!

Wow are members of the S. C. Maritime In Georgetown, SC and were enormously impressed with this... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
joyceftalbot
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Georgetown, South Carolina
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Great Lighthouse Museum Visit

Great to see the preservation of the lighthouse and lifesaving artifacts. Spent time looking at all... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
stephen m
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wow are members of the S. C. Maritime In Georgetown, SC and were enormously impressed with this museum. We have a 5th order Fresnel Lens but thus place has 5th, 4th, 3rd and 2nd orders! The other exhibits are great, too and we are taking...More

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PFCMa, Public Relations Manager at Maine Lighthouse Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for taking the time to review the museum! Glad you enjoyed your visit!! Please pass the word around about the museum!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Small museum but very interesting. A lot of historical information on Maine lighthouses. A little pricey for its limited size.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great to see the preservation of the lighthouse and lifesaving artifacts. Spent time looking at all the history on display. Worth the trip.

Thank stephen m
PFCMa, Public Relations Manager at Maine Lighthouse Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Glad you enjoyed your visit! Please tell your friends about the museum!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I took our grandchildren (15&16) on vacation and stopped by the Lighthouse Museum. It was a little expensive for a family, not quite sure if it was worth the cost. The museum is small but interesting. I wish someone would have been...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum is not interactive or hands on. Younger kids need help from an adult to understand the importance of lighthouses in the history of our country. There are lots of informative signs that help to understand the development of lighthouses for the country but...More

Thank Ed M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Things to Know Before You Go- 1. Parking is limited. And, so is the parking in the available parking in the Municipal Parking Lot 2. Free WiFi. Semi-okay, intermittent signal 3. 5- minute movie-always playing 4. 1-hour movie plays upon your request 5. Small gift...More

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PFCMa, Public Relations Manager at Maine Lighthouse Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Glad you enjoyed your visit. Parking is Free in the designated area at the Trade Winds Inn across the street while you are visiting the museum.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Some great exhibits. Could have spent more time but we were on our way to visit a couple of lighthouses. Loved the exhibits of the lenses as well as the scale models of the lights.

Thank mcpandt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really loved all the history of US lighthouses and Coast Guard. A great gift shop with lighthouse pictures, NE music all moderately priced. Again had a coupon from Rockland B & B association for admisssion.

Thank wej862016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went inside to learn about area lighthouses and enjoyed the museum along with the gift shop's many area pictures/items available to purchase as reminders of our trip for us & family/friends ......

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PFCMa, Public Relations Manager at Maine Lighthouse Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Glad you enjoyed your visit! Please tell your friends about the museum and consider becoming a member!

Reviewed July 11, 2018

Our family grew up USCG and my Dad was grou commander of the lighthouse in this part of Maine so we spent time at W. Quoddy. We have a mini family reunion up there most summers even though we all live far away from Main....More

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PFCMa, Public Relations Manager at Maine Lighthouse Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2018

Hope you get a chance to visit the Maine Lighthouse Museum in Rockland. The museum is home to the largest collection of lighthouse, life-saving and U.S. Coast Guard artifacts in the nation!!

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