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“a must do”

Maine Lighthouse Museum
Ranked #4 of 43 things to do in Rockland
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed January 23, 2012

this is a must do if you plan on attending the Maine Lobster Festival
the place is loaded with lighthouse stuff that you will not see elsewhere in the US

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"love lighthouses"
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"great place to learn"
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Reviewed September 26, 2011

If you are a lighthouse fanatic then visit this small but well done museum. They have a collection of Fresnel lenses that are actually lit up on exhibit. These lenses are true works of art yet have worked in lighthouses for ages. It is hard to comprehend the beauty of these when they are in a working lighthouse so to see them displayed so well in a museum is a true treat. Apparently the museum has a collection that is well respected by collectors and other lighthouse museums as well.

1  Thank Gomac
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Reviewed July 27, 2011

Large collection of memorabilia re to lighthouses and lighthouse keepers. Collection of photos by locals which can be puchased; gift shop and restroom facilities. Walking distance to center of town and public parking. Great view of harbour

2  Thank SissyBiff2
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Reviewed March 8, 2011

WE love lighthouses and this is Mecca for those of us what to learn more about thieir history. There is lots of free parking on Middle pier( out behind the museum). This is a must see while in Rockland. Also go sailing off Middle pier aboard Morning in Maine a great sailing adventure

3  Thank roachpond
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Reviewed March 1, 2009

As a general museum some might find this boring but for someone intot he detaila nd history of lighthouses the collection is spectacular and a great gift shop also.

4  Thank Stevied888
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