Attractions and Entertainment
- Dinner Theatres & Music Arts (2)
- Events (1)
- Hiking Trails & Gardens (3)
- Museums (2)
- 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.
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.
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.
Enjoy a lantern-lit walk through the “other” side of Boothbay Harbor’s history and mysteries, or an informational Cemetery Tour at Ye Ol’ Burying Ground, led by The Lady in the Red Cloak. Tours are easy-walking with frequent stops for storytelling and are appropriate for all ages. By reservation only. Gift certificates available.
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.