Blue Hill Bay Lighthouse

Judy Chandler’s grandparents ran the Blue Hill Bay Lighthouse. They raised twelve children at this remote lighthouse accessible by foot only at low tide or by boat. Using family photos, hear about her family’s adventures and experience living in a lighthouse.

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Model Pumpkin Boat Competition

The model boats in Penobscot Marine Museum’s temporary exhibit, “Sailing Small: Small Boats, Big Ideas” are made of many different materials from paper to plastic. As part of Searsport’s Fling into fall, we challenge you to make a model boat out of a Pumpkin! Bring your model pumpkin boat to the Penobscot Marine Museum on […]

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A Yankee Expeditioner’s Thoughts on the Penobscot Expedition

The Penobscot Expedition, during the Revolutionary War, was the worst naval disaster in American history until Pearl Harbor. David Middleton, a costumed interpreter, will discuss the failures of the assault on Magabigaduce (Castine) and the consequences to the Mid-coast and Penobscot regions of Maine.

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Sources of Inspiration with Cassie Stymest

Educational Passages’s Program Director Cassie Stymest explains how they use GPS-equipped models to spread ocean and environmental literacy. Classrooms around the world follow the models and explore oceanic phenomena.

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The “Great War” in Review with Paul Biddle

In 2018, we commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the end of the “Great War”. Historian Paul Biddle provides insights into what led the United States to enter the war and how that influenced the outcome of the war. PMM Visitors Center Cost: $5 for members, $8 for non-members

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Tides: The Science And Spirit Of The Ocean

Join author Jonathan White as he explores sea level rise, tide-generated electricity, the relation of sea- and land-creatures (including humans) to the tides and the moon, how tides are slowing the earth’s rotation and making the day longer, and why scientists have been maddened by the problem of explaining the tides for thousands of years.

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Half Model Building and Lines Drawing Class

Join renowned boat building instructor Greg Rossel for a two day class where participants will learn to build two half models from templates and take lines from the model to build full scale.  Students have the choice of three different boats templates to cut out and assemble.  Students will bring their own set of plans and use it as a […]

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Half Model Building and Lines Drawing Class

Join renowned boat building instructor Greg Rossel for a two day class where participants will learn to build two half models from templates and take lines from the model to build full scale.  Students have the choice of three different boats templates to cut out and assemble.  Students will bring their own set of plans and use it as a […]

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Sources Of Inspiration with Nic Damuck

Nic Damuck owns BlueJacket Shipcrafters Inc. in Searsport. He will discuss his background as a model maker and what inspires others to build. Cost: $5 for members, $8 for non-members PMM Visitors Center

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