The Belfast, ME area, and the greater MidCoast Maine region, has a long and interesting history. Museum lovers should take note of some of the fascinating local museums listed below.
Belfast Historical Society MuseumBelfast | 207-338-9229 | belfastmuseum.org
The Belfast Historic Society and Museum is dedicated to preserving the history of Belfast, Maine and the surrounding area. Admission is free and group tours are available.
Penobscot Marine MuseumSearsport | 207-548-2529 | penobscotmarinemuseum.org
The Penobscot Marine Museum is dedicated to celebrating the maritime culture of Penobscot Bay & beyond. It is also Maine's oldest maritime museum campus - a full village of eight historic buildings.
Farnsworth Art Museum & Wyeth CenterRockland | 207-596-6457 | farnsworthmuseum.org
Celebrating Maine's Role in American Art, the Farnsworth Art Museum features a fabulous collection of more than 10,000 works of American art from all eras.
Owls Head Transportation MuseumOwls Head, near Rockland | 207-594-4418 | ohtm.org
The Owls Head Transportation Museum features more than 100 beautiful and historic aircraft, automobiles, bicycles, carriages, and engines on permanent display.