Maine Lighthouse Museum, Rockland

4.5
#2 of 6 in Museums in Rockland
Maine Lighthouse Museum boasts the United States' largest collection of Fresnel lighthouse lenses and artifacts, as well as Coast Guard memorabilia. Any traveler interested in lighthouses or maritime history will love browsing the lamps, foghorns, uniforms, and more. Watch an educational film on the history of these beacons, learn about their names' origins, and gain an appreciation for the all-important role of lighthouse keepers before the buildings became automated. Pick up a souvenir in the gift shop, which sells books with more lighthouse history. Arrange your visit to Maine Lighthouse Museum and discover more family-friendly attractions in Rockland using our Rockland trip planner .
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  • Good showing of lighthouse information, history and artifacts for those so inclined or anyone who has an interest.  more »
  • I visited this museum many years ago when it was run by a retired coast guardsman ( Ken Black) the contributor of much of this memorabilia. This museum is much improved. Great visit.  more »
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  • Excellent collection lighthouse Crystals and mirrors, a real learning experience.
  • the museum had a lot of very interesting pieces. Many fresnel lenses and lights which are always great. There is a lot of historical information as well. we really enjoyed it. they had a separate section on women in Lighthouse history and a small section on the u. s. Coast Guard.

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