Maine Maritime Museum, Bath, Maine, USA
The incredibly interesting Maine Maritime Museum, formerly the Bath Marine Museum, offers interesting exhibits about Maine’s maritime heritage, culture and the role Maine has played in regional and global maritime activities.The Maine Maritime Museum has a large and quirky collection, made up of more than 20,000 documents, artefacts and pieces of artwork and includes an extensive research library.
The museum is set on a scenic active waterfront on the banks of the Kennebec River and includes the historic Percy and Small Shipyard with five original 19th-century buildings, a Victorian-era shipyard owner’s home and New England’s largest sculpture – a full size representation of the largest wooden sailing vessel ever built, the six-masted schooner Wyoming
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