Attractions and Entertainment
- Dinner Theatres & Music Arts (3)
- Events (1)
- Golf (1)
- Hiking Trails & Gardens (3)
- Museums (3)
- Public Libraries (2)
- Walking Tours (1)
Hours: Tuesday, Thursday & Friday, 10:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.; Wednesday 10:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.; Saturday, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Closed Sunday and Monday. Offering 22,000 items to borrow, equipment including GoPros and a telescope, free WiFi 24/7, public computers, co-working space, and programing for children and adults alike.
Boothbay Harbor Waterfront Preservation is a 501 (c)(3) Public Charity with a stated purpose the “It will endeavor to maintain and enhance the traditional character of Boothbay Harbor and in particular, it shall pursue opportunities to protect working waterfront and public access to the water for the benefit of residents and visitors alike.” Please read our Facebook page to follow our progress.
With a breathtaking view over the inner harbor of Boothbay, the Boothbay Harbor Yacht Club offers a unique location for celebrating your special occasion.
Travel back in time to vintage Vacationland. Nowhere else in New England can you ride the rails behind an authentic steam locomotive surrounded by historic Maine buildings preserved in a recreated village, and view a collection of 60 antique autos. A unique location for weddings and receptions.
Boothbay Region Community Television is the only electronic media outlet serving the Boothbay region. By training volunteers, purchasing and maintaining audio/video equipment, we document the life of our community through the medium of digital video.
The Boothbay Region Garden Club supports our community in many ways, such as scholarships for YMCA camperships and college students entering environmental studies, beautification of public buildings, planting and maintaining of public gardens, among many other projects. Helping to make the Boothbay/Boothbay Harbor Region beautiful – many projects at a time. Please see our website for upcoming happenings.
The Society serves as the town’s memory, displaying local historical momentos, and housing documentary collections. The museum’s seven display rooms contain artifacts and memorabilia that reflect the region’s colonial and coastal origins. Free admission. Open year-round: Thursday–Saturday 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
Non-profit organization conserving land in the Boothbay Region with over 30 miles of hiking trails. Open year-round, free of charge. Preserves include woodlands, wetlands, salt marshes, islands, significant bird habitat, historical and archaeological sites, and working waterfront. Trail guides available at 137 Townsend Ave., our website, and at preserve kiosks.
Come play on a unique 18-hole mini golf course with a nautical theme, visit our 56 foot Maine State registered Covered Bridge, Kenneth Stoddard Shell Museum with shells from around the world displayed under glass inside the covered bridge, our arcade building with 12-15 games, and enjoy our Ice Cream Hut. All on 2.5 acres of beautiful gardens, pools, streams, and well-groomed grounds. Ranked one of the top 10 mini golf courses in the U.S. Great fun for the whole family!
The Hendricks Hill Museum features an 1810 house with eight rooms of antique furniture. There is a beehive oven and assorted kitchen equipment, and antique toys in a child’s bedroom. Several additional rooms and buildings feature boats and boat models, ice harvesting and fishing equipment, genealogical material, firefighting tools and the old Newagen Post Office.
Lincoln Arts Festival Celebrates the Arts in Maine! A Summer of the Classics: Choral music, Jazz, Pops, Poetry, an Art Show and Sale, and a grand variety of programs for all ages, all over town. Our 33rd Season! 633-3924
Red Cloak Tours offers 3 different walking tours of Boothbay Harbor. During 2020 we are offering private tours only for one family or group. These TeleTours are $19.99 for the whole party and last about 45 minutes.
Your personal guide/storyteller conducts the TeleTour LIVE via conference call over the phone, so is available to answer questions, interact and personalize the tour for you.
TeleTour topics are Haunted History of Boothbay Harbor, Maritime History & Mystery and Historic Boothbay Harbor. These are offered seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on the hour. Please reserve in advance by calling 207-380-3806 or visiting RedCloakTours.com.
This free public library serves the residents of the peninsula on Tuesday 9-4 and 7-9, Thursday 9-4 and 7-9, Saturday 9-4 and in July and August Wednesday 9-4. Morning coffee Tuesday and Thursday, pre-K story hour Tuesday at 10, book store, handwork group, book discussion group.
The historic Boothbay Harbor Opera House stage welcomes regional and national touring musicians year ’round. From International Grammy-winning stars to emerging artists, the performance hall is a perfect place to settle into for an evening of bluegrass, classical, Celtic, jazz, folk, R&B, and more. Historic bar room and gallery upstairs.