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.
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 60 Samoset Road, our website, and at preserve kiosks.
Built in 1807 on a hill overlooking the Sheepscot River, Castle Tucker is an unusual Regency–style mansion. Visitors hear the story of the ups and downs of a prominent shipping family’s life on the coast of Maine. Come see this beautiful museum filled with original family furnishings and decoration. The Tucker family has lived here for over 150 years.
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.
Maine Maritime Museum’s 20-acre riverside campus includes the only surviving shipyard in the U.S. where wooden ships were built. We offer daily lighthouse cruises, trolley tours of Bath Iron Works, demonstrations, changing exhibits and the largest sculpture in New England. Kids love the Pirate Playship!
Located in the heart of Maine’s midcoast. The museum is home to an operating collection of antique aircraft, automobiles and more. Our special events include vintage car rallies, antique airplane shows, free Model T rides and children’s activities! Open everyday, year round. There’s fun for the whole family!
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 Wiscasset, Waterville & Farmington Railway Museum is an operating, two-foot gauge steam railroad which uses the original right-of-way and equipment to educate our visitors on the social and economic impact on the Sheepscot Valley communities this narrow gauge railroad served.