PO Box 1151, Greenville Maine 04441
This museum is highlighted by its star exhibit, the circa 1914 steamboat Katahdin which was produced at the Bath Iron Works shipyard. Designated a National Historic Landmark, the Katahdin is a working piece of Moosehead Lake history, and one of the few remaining links to the glory days of steamboating.
In addition to the Katahdin, the Museum has an extensive collection of steamboat memorabilia and early photographs of the Moosehead area, and is dedicated to preserving steamboating history and the marine heritage of the Moosehead Lake Region.
The Katahdin, owned and operated by the Moosehead Marine Museum, still carries passengers across the lake throughout the season, Memorial Day-October 7; free summer lecture series aboard Katahdin at dockside first week in October. Cruise availability varies, call for current schedule. Private charters may be arranged at any time during the season; special group rates offered.
Other History nearby:
(Dexter) Grist Mill Museum and the Miller's House
(Greenville) Moosehead Marine Museum
08/17 Coming to The Greenville area
Acadia Birding Festival Bar Harbor ME May30-June2 Celebrate the ecological wonders of the birds of the Gulf of Maine at the Acadia Birding Festival. Explore Mount Desert Island and its birds through numerous events and venues.
Bates Dance Festival Lewiston ME June28-August10 Bates Dance Festival brings together an international community of choreographers, performers, educators and students in a cooperative community to study, perform and create new work. It enables artists, students and audiences to share their knowledge and inspiration through workshops, jams, discussions, informal showings and performances.
Great Falls Yoga Festival Lewiston ME September28 Great Falls Yoga Festival is a community event celebrating and highlighting the talents of local, state and regional yoga teachers, healers, and artists.