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Maine Lighthouse Museum

1 Park Dr, Rockland, ME 04841-3437
+1 207-594-3301
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Nice, but you better like lighthouses

Nice museum with a lot of pictures and information about lighthouses and the lighthouse service and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
10sJohn
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Cleveland Heights
Confusing entry, beautiful mantles

Price was ok for the number of exhibits, must watch the video, clean rest rooms, gift shop, easy... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
B3473BOangelat
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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1 Park Dr, Rockland, ME 04841-3437
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Nice museum with a lot of pictures and information about lighthouses and the lighthouse service and coast guard.

Thank 10sJohn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Price was ok for the number of exhibits, must watch the video, clean rest rooms, gift shop, easy access

Thank B3473BOangelat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful history we have and so well captured! Beautiful displays & great stories of our light houses.

Thank Madeline C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got a great, informal tour from a docent who knew her stuff. She lived for years in Maine and is now retired, and lives in Rockland for the summer. She demonstrated the Fresnel lighthouse lens and told us about the lonely and sometimes tough...More

Thank wiiildbill
PFCMa, Public Relations Manager at Maine Lighthouse Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to write the nice review! I bet you picked up Connie Small's book called "The Lighthouse Keeper's Wife". Connie was a wonderful lady who inspired so many of us to "keep a good light". She wrote the book when she...More

Reviewed 8 August 2017

Very educational, very entertaining. I didn't realize how little I knew about lighthouses! We had a short guided tour which really brought everything to life for us.

Thank Jim W
PFCMa, Public Relations Manager at Maine Lighthouse Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Thanks for taking the time to review the museum! Glad you enjoyed your visit! Please tell your friends about us!

Reviewed 2 August 2017

I've been to the National Lighthouse Museum in Staten Island NY (which is quite nice) and this one was surprisingly larger... even with a narrower focus! But that narrow focus (on Maine lighthouses) is incredibly well curated, with lots of exhibits and original artifacts. Friendly...More

1  Thank Jeremy W
PFCMa, Public Relations Manager at Maine Lighthouse Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

Thank you for your great review! Glad you enjoyed your visit! Please come again and tell your friends about us!

Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

There is so much to learn about lighthouses and the lights that light them and the people who tended them. We arrived with only a half hour until closing and it was not enough time. It's a fascinating museum.

Thank Kathryn M
PFCMa, Public Relations Manager at Maine Lighthouse Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Thanks for taking the time to give a review! Sorry that you didn't get enough time to see everything you would have liked to see. Hope you will come back soon! Please tell your friends about us

Reviewed 21 July 2017

We stopped in on a rainy day and this was an awesome find. Great exhibits and wonderful information about the lighthouses in Maine and the lighthouse keepers. Thoroughly enjoyed the museum. Well laid out and would be interesting to folks of all ages

Thank Vicki802
PFCMa, Public Relations Manager at Maine Lighthouse Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Thanks for the review!! Glad you enjoyed your visit!! Please tell your friends about us!

Reviewed 13 July 2017

There was a nominal fee to enter the museum and gift store. A docent was available to answer questions. The wife of the deceased gentleman who donated the lenses was in the gift shop and able to give additional personal information about the museum items....More

Thank Norskdoll
PFCMa, Public Relations Manager at Maine Lighthouse Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2017

Thanks for taking the time to give a review! Glad you enjoyed your visit! Please tell your friends about us!

Reviewed 30 June 2017

It was pretty informative, explained all about the light houses in main and how they they originated.

Thank William H
PFCMa, Public Relations Manager at Maine Lighthouse Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2017

Thank you for the review! Glad you enjoyed your visit. Please tell your friends about us!

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Tony B. Sorry for the confusion, my comments were not directed to you but were meant for the people in charge of Trip Advisor. We have tried to update the information they are giving out with no success. We do know that... More
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