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Maine Lighthouse Museum

1 Park Dr, Rockland, ME 04841-3437
+1 207-594-3301
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Must see for lighthouse enthusiasts

Quite frankly, we stopped in almost as much for the A/C as for the lighthouse information....but... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2016
Poland , NY USA
Maine Lighthouse Museum - "A Must Visit"

By far the best museum in Maine and perhaps in all of New England. The collection is beyond... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2016
Whiting, Maine
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1 Park Dr, Rockland, ME 04841-3437
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Reviewed 8 August 2016

Quite frankly, we stopped in almost as much for the A/C as for the lighthouse information....but once we were inside, we found it quite interesting & informative. Glad we stopped.

Thank EricC56
Reviewed 3 August 2016

By far the best museum in Maine and perhaps in all of New England. The collection is beyond amazing. Also, a wonderful gift shop. Any visit to Maine. must include the Maine Lighthouse Museum, a place for the entire family to enjoy.

Thank timhS9424ZI
Reviewed 2 August 2016

if you are interesting in lighthouses and lifesaving, this is a must see. Many examples of removed lights and all sorts of lighthouse memorabilia, and a couple of really interesting films. and a GREAT gift shop!

Thank caitemaire
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We learned so much about lighthouses and particularly their history in the U.S. and their role in our development. Great info on how they worked, stories about the people who ran them and the government's role in their upkeep. More info than you can absorb...More

Thank huntejk
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Nothing much interactive here, but fascinating nonetheless. Lots of lighthouse trivia, a gorgeous collection of Fresnel lights (and an explanation of why they were so revolutionary), and a nice little video at the end that is worth watching all the way through. Very nice staff...More

Thank Fran R
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Very interesting museum... Lots of things we never knew. Great for young and old alike! Quaint small city setting right on the water.... Lots to see and do in the area too

Thank Don G
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Great museum, lots of exhibits, very helpful volunteers who provide a ton of background info. 20 acre campus, food on site, super clean restrooms Plan on spending several hours. Pass is good for any 2 two days in a 7 consecutive day period.

Thank Don R
Reviewed 18 June 2016

small museum. made me want to read up on stories from lighthouse keepers from the past. Lots of models and examples of different lenses that are used in the lighthouses. Fans of lighthouses should add this to their itinerary if in the neighborhood.

Thank sherriw18
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Learned a lot about the history of lighthouses, not only in Maine. Nice place, lots of interesting exhibits. May not be especially good for kids, it's very adult oriented. The gift shop is nice, too. The building also houses the Rockland Visitor Center.

Thank Roger K
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

The museum has a lot of information and great items from the past. There are 3-5 friendly people there to explain everything to you. There are two educational films you absolutely cannot miss. One is on how the technology worked in those days and the...More

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Why do you list the wrong website for the museum? The correct hours are now Monday-Friday from 10 am to 5 pm and Saturday & Sunday from 10 am to 4 pm
24 August 2015|
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Response from PFCMa | Property representative |
Tony B. Sorry for the confusion, my comments were not directed to you but were meant for the people in charge of Trip Advisor. We have tried to update the information they are giving out with no success. We do know that... More