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“Lovely antiquarian collection of lighthouse memorabilia”

Maine Lighthouse Museum
Ranked #3 of 38 things to do in Rockland
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed August 19, 2013

This is not an academically organized collection, but clearly a local effort showing the golden age of lighthousing in Maine. Lots of photos, uniforms, fresnel lights, and plenty of text all loosely arranged in a slightly haphazard fashion but nevertheless very interesting.

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Reviewed August 14, 2013

This is a great place to take your kids to learn of the work and life of those who take care of our lighthouses and how important these landmarks are and continue to be. A wonderful movie shown and lots of pictures and artifacts are available to enjoy.

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Reviewed August 12, 2013

I admit that I didn't know much about lighthouses. We had visited one on Key West, but that was about it. The museum has easy access near the main drag in town. Admission was $5 for adults. They had exhibits on all sorts of lenses for different sizes of light. History of lighthouses, locations, life as a keeper, etc. Several rooms of exhibits, worth the $5. Gift shop was cute too, had some unique items.
Nice place to visit, especially since it was a rainy day.

Thank woodfrogs
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Reviewed July 21, 2013

This is a small very clean museum, with an excellent display of light house technology, lenses, old photographs, dioramas and some personal information about the lighthouse keepers. We enjoyed this display very much.

Thank Jacarunda
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Reviewed July 20, 2013

Not a huge place but the people who work here are full of great information and very willing to share. We happen to be there at a rare time when many lighthouses were open to tour which usually are not. They helped guide us to these locations, as well as, informed us on which ones are the "better" ones to see if you can only make a couple of them.

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