Attractions and Entertainment



Boothbay Harbor Memorial Library
4 Oak Street
Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
207-633-3112
bbhlibrary@bmpl.lib.me.us

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
Atlantic Avenue
Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
bbhwaterfrontpreservation@gmail.com

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.

86 Townsend Avenue
Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
Box Office: 207-633-5159 Admin. Office: 207-633-6855
info@boothbayoperahouse.com

The historic Opera House in Boothbay Harbor brings year-round live performances to the region. Internationally renowned Grammy winning musicians, magicians, authors, actors and more. Reasonably priced tickets. Many free events.

Boothbay Railway Village
586 Wiscasset Road
Boothbay, ME 04537
207-633-4727
Fax: 207-633-4733
staff@railwayvillage.org

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.

261 Townsend Avenue
Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
207-633-5022
brctv7@verizon.net

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.

P.O. Box 113
Boothbay, ME 04537
207-633-xxxx
info@boothbayregiongardenclub.org

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.

72 Oak Street
Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
207-633-0820
brhs@gwi.net

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.

P.O. box 183
60 Samoset Road
Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
207-633-4818
brlt@bbrlt.org

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., www.bbrlt.org and at preserve kiosks.

196 Townsend Avenue
Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
207-633-5297
pcarter@carouselmusictheater.org

The Carousel Music Theater brings good food, great music and lots of laughter to Boothbay Harbor. Join us for an evening of fun! Check out our website and call us for the most up-to-date information.

2 Lee Street
Wiscasset, ME 04578
207-882-7169
pkonitzky@historicnewengland.org

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.

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
P.O. Box 234
Barters Island Road
Boothbay, ME 04537
207-633-4333
Fax: 207-633-2366
cmbg@mainegardens.org

Maine’s first – and New England’s largest – botanical garden features exceptional ornamental gardens, impressive stonework and waterfalls, shorefront and woodland trails, Visitor Center with cafe and shop, art exhibits, Fairy House Village, native plants and wildflowers, and massive fern-covered ledges on 248 stunning acres. Programs and events year-round for all ages.

510 Wiscasset Road
Boothbay, ME 04537
207-633-4828
Winter: 207-633-2601
play@dolphinminigolf.com

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! Visit our website to join our 24th Annual Maine State Dolphin Open tournament.

419 Hendricks Hill Road
Southport, ME 04576
207-633-1102
capenewagen@roadrunner.com

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.

Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
207-633-3913
laf@wiscasset.net

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

243 Washington Street
Bath, ME 04530
207-443-1316
info@maritimeme.org

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!

194 McKown Pt. Road
West Boothbay Harbor, ME 04575
207-633-9580
Fax: 207-633-9579
aquarium@maine.gov

Operated by the Department of Marine Resources, the Maine State Aquarium showcases Gulf of Maine species. Fish and invertebrates of all species can be found in two large touch tanks and in the granite tank wall. Come pet a shark and see extraordinary lobsters.

 

1A Tupper Road
Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
207-671-7676
info@boothbayharborfest.com

Harbor Fest is a 10 day celebration that showcases the creativity and individuality of more than 100 Maine businesses, organizations, and individuals. The non-traditional festival format takes attendees on an adventure around the Boothbay Peninsula to experience local foods, live music, fine arts, creative works, a 5K, Half Marathon, and a One of a Kind Fashion Show.

Owls Head Transportation Museum
Route 73
Owls Head, ME 04854
207-594-4418
Fax: 207-594-4410
info@ohtm.org

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!

Red Cloak Haunted History Tours and Cemetery Torus
Damariscotta, ME 04543
207-380-3806
redcloaktours@gmail.com

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.

1032 Hendricks Hill Road
Southport, ME 04576
207-633-2741
librarian1@southport.lib.me.us

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.

86 Townsend Avenue
Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
207-633-5159
info@boothbayoperahouse.com

The historic Opera House in Boothbay Harbor brings year-round live performances to the region. Internationally renowned Grammy winning musicians, magicians, authors, actors and more. Reasonably priced tickets. Many free events.

Wiscasset, Waterville & Farmington Railway Museum
97 Cross Road
Alna, ME 04535
207-882-4193
207-563-2516
info@wwfry.org

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.