AQUARIUM

Maine State Aquarium
P.O. Box 8
194 McKown Pt. Road
West Boothbay Harbor, ME 04575
Phone: 207-633-9580
Fax: 207-633-9579
Web Site : http://www.maine.gov/dmr/education/aquarium/index.html
Email: 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.

BOATING, FISHING, SAILING, & LOBSTERING

Balmy Days Cruises {Monhegan Island Trip}
P.O. Box 535
Pier 8 - 42 Commercial Street
Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
Phone: 207-633-2284
Fax: 207-633-6514
Toll Free: 1-800-298-2284
Web Site : http://www.balmydayscruises.com
Email: info@balmydayscruises.com
 
Explore the fishing village, hiking trails, and dramatic headlands. Visit art galleries, craft shops, the MONHEGAN ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE, and the Monhegan Historical & Cultural Museum. One trip daily at 9:30 a.m. 1-1/2 hour crossing. Leave Monhegan at 2:45 p.m.

 

Bay Lady (Sailing)
P.O. Box 535
Pier 8 - 42 Commercial Street
Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
Phone: 207-633-2284
Fax: 207-633-6514
Toll Free: 1-800-298-2284
Web Site : http://www.balmydayscruises.com
Email: info@balmydayscruises.com
 
Enjoy a quiet sail around the beautiful islands and lighthouses of Boothbay Harbor aboard the 31' Friendship Sloop. 1-1/2 hour sails 4 times daily.

 

Boothbay Harbor Yacht Club
P.O. Box 497
156 Western Avenue
W. Boothbay Harbor, ME 04575
Phone: 207-633-5750
Fax:
Toll Free:
Web Site : http://www.bhyc.net
Email: office@bhyc.net
 
Full Service Yacht Club, moorings, dining room, bar, tennis courts, junior sailing & tennis programs for members and non-members. Adult sailing school for members and non-members.

 

Cabbage Island Clambakes
Pier 6
Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
Phone: 207-633-7200
Fax:
Toll Free:
Web Site : www.cabbageislandclambakes.com
Email:
 
Old-fashioned clambakes. Watch lobsters and steamers prepared in seaweed in real "Downeast" tradition at water's edge. Enjoy the peace and tranquility of Linekin Bay and the magnificent views of nearby shores. Explore open ocean trails on acres of unspoiled beauty. Open for bakes daily June 27 - September 9. Departs from Pier 6.

 

Cap'n Fish's Whale Watch & Boat Trips
P.O. Box 660
42 Commercial St., Piers 1 & 7
Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
Phone: 207-633-3244
Fax:
Toll Free: 1-800-636-3244
Web Site : http://www.mainewhales.com
Email: mainewhales@roadrunner.com
 
Daily whale watches in season. We also offer Puffin Cruises, Seal Watches, Lobster Trap Hauling and Nature Trips. View some of the most beautiful coastline in Maine. Visit our website for the most up to date schedule.

 

Eastwind Sailing/Schooner Eastwind
Pier 6
20 Commercial Street
Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
Phone: 207-633-6598
Fax:
Toll Free:
Web Site : http://www.schoonereastwind.com
Email: jennifer@schoonereastwind.com
 
Sail the waters of delightful Boothbay Harbor on our 65 foot schooner. 2-Hour cruises let you see lighthouses, outer islands, and sea wildlife. The Smith Family have over 40 years of boat building and sea adventures to share with you.

 

Go Lobstering!
S/V Sea Swallow
Capt. Clive Farrin
86 Atlantic Avenue
Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
Phone: 207-380-7677
Web Site : http://www.golobstering.com
 
Experience the timeless tradition of commercial lobstering in Maine. One hour tours provide guests with the opportunity for a hands–on experience of how lobsters are caught. Come enjoy the fun and see beautiful Boothbay Harbor aboard a real working Maine lobster boat.

 

Miss Boothbay (Fishing)
P.O. Box 535
Pier 8 - 48 Commercial Street
Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
Phone: 207-633-2284
Fax: 207-633-6514
Toll Free: 1-800-298-2284
Web Site : http://www.balmydayscruises.com
Email: info@balmydayscruises.com
 
The fish are plentiful, the scenery is spectacular, and the company is fun on this 2-hour trip aboard MISS BOOTHBAY. Great trip for the whole family. Tackle provided. Several trips daily.

 

Novelty {Harbor Tours}
P.O. Box 535
Pier 8 - 48 Commercial Street
Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
Phone: 207-633-2284
Fax: 207-633-6514
Toll Free: 1-800-298-2284
Web Site : http://www.balmydayscruises.com
Email: info@balmydayscruises.com
 
One hour trips 5–6 times daily, plus several nights weekly on the NOVELTY. On this popular narrated trip you will see everything Boothbay Harbor has to offer. Cruising close to shore you will see summer cottages, lighthouses, sea life, the rocky shores of Maine, boats of every kind, and a brief stop at Squirrel Island.

 

Sail Muscongus
88 Grandview Avenue
Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
Phone: 207-380-5460
Fax:
Toll Free:
Web Site : http://www.sailmuscongus.com
Email: captain@sailmuscongus.com
 
Come aboard Maine's last sailing lobster boat, the fully restored wooden Frendship Sloop, ‘Sarah Mead’! Take the wheel, haul a trap, or sit back and relax, it’s up to you. Departing from the dock at Spruce Point, four times daily. We accept up to six passengers by reservation only.

 

West Harbor Recreation, Inc. {Boat Rentals}
P.O. Box 524
24 McKown Point Road
West Boothbay Harbor, ME 04575
Phone: 207-370-0678
Web Site : http://www.westharborrecreation.com
Email: info@westharborrecreation.com
 
Sailboat and powerboat rentals on Boothbay Harbor. Located at Harborfields Cottages. Have fun on the water!

 

LOCAL TV, DINNER THEATRES & MUSIC ARTS

Boothbay Region Community TV
P.O. Box 500
Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
Phone: 207-633-5022
Fax:
Toll Free:
Web Site : www.brctv.org
Email: channel7@brctv.org
 
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.

 

Lincoln Arts Festival
P.O. Box 391
Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
Phone: 207-633-3913
Fax:
Toll Free:
Web Site : http://www.lincolnartsfestival.net
Email: 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

 

The Opera House at Boothbay Harbor
P.O. Box 800
86 Townsend Avenue
Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
Box Office: 207-633-5159
Admin. Office: 207-633-6855
Fax:
Toll Free:
Web Site : www.boothbayoperahouse.com
Email: info@boothbayoperahouse.com
 
The Opera House
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.

 

EVENTS

One Event Productions
1A Tupper Road
Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
Phone: 207-671-7676
Web Site : www.boothbayharborfest.com
Email: 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.

 

HIKING TRAILS & GARDENS

Boothbay Region Land Trust
P.O. Box 183
137 Townsend Avenue
Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
Phone: 207-633-4818
Fax:
Toll Free:
Web Site : www.bbrlt.org
Email: 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.

 

Boothbay Region Garden Club
P.O. Box 113
Boothbay, ME 04537
Phone:
Web Site : http://www.boothbayregiongardenclub.org
Email: info@boothbayregiongardenclub.org
 
The Garden Club
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.

 

MUSEUMS

Boothbay Railway Village
P.O. Box 123
586 Wiscasset Road
Boothbay, ME 04537
Phone: 207-633-4727
Fax: 207-633-4733
Toll Free:
Web Site : http://www.railwayvillage.org
Email: 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.

 

Boothbay Region Historical Society
P.O. Box 272
72 Oak Street
Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
Phone: 207-633-0820
Fax:
Toll Free:
Web Site : www.boothbayhistorical.org
Email: 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.

 

Castle Tucker
2 Lee Street
Wiscasset, ME 04578
Phone: 207-882-7169
Web Site : https://www.historicnewengland.org/property/castle-tucker/
Email: pkonitzky@historicnewengland.org
 
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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.

 

Hendricks Hill Museum
419 Hendricks Hill Road
Southport, ME 04576
Phone: 207-633-1102
Fax:
Toll Free:
Web Site : www.hendrickshill.org
Email: 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.

 

Maine Maritime Museum
243 Washington Street
Bath, ME 04530
Phone: 207-443-1316
Fax:
Toll Free:
Web Site : http://www.mainemaritimemuseum.org
Email: 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!

 

Owls Head Transportation Museum
P.O. Box 277
Route 73
Owls Head, ME 04854
Phone: 207-594-4418
Fax: 207-594-4410
Toll Free:
Web Site : http://www.owlshead.org
Email: 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!

 

Wiscasset, Waterville & Farmington Railway Museum
P.O. Box 242
97 Cross Road
Alna, ME 04535
Phone: 207-882-4193
Fax:
Toll Free:
Web Site : http://www.wwfry.org
Email: info@wwfry.org
 
Founded in 1989 to restore and rebuild the original railroad, the WW&F Railway Museum has since then restored 2.5 miles of track, rebuilt original WW&F steam locomotive, restored several original rail cars, and are rebuilding another steam locomotive. Today you can climb aboard our train for a ride back in time. Explore our facilities and shops to experience first hand the nearly lost art of running and maintaining a steam powered railroad. Visit us to return to a simpler life from a century ago.

 

RAILROAD

Maine Eastern Railroad
4 Union Street
Rockland, ME 04841
Phone: 207-596-6725
Fax: 207-596-6115
Toll Free:866-ME-RAILS (866-637-2457)
Web Site: http://www.maineeasternrailroad.com
Email: harmony@maineeasternrailroad.com
 

The Maine Eastern Railroad operates seasonal excursion trains between Brunswick and Rockland, with stops in Bath, Wiscasset, and Newcastle. All Aboard! Train can connect with Amtrak in Brunswick. Enjoy trip from Boston with overnight stays and packages. Please see our website for details and special events.

 

WALKING TOURS

Red Cloak Haunted History Tours and Cemetery Tours
P.O. Box 545
Damariscotta, ME 04543
Phone: 207-380-3806
Fax:
Toll Free:
Web Site: http://www.redcloakhauntedhistorytours.com
Email: 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.