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Welcome to the Maine Lighthouse Museum

The mission of the Maine Lighthouse Museum is to educate the public regarding the long-standing traditions, heroism and progress of America’s Lighthouse and Lifesaving services and the United States Coast Guard through the conservation and interpretation of the nation’s most significant collection of lighthouse and lifesaving artifacts.


Once you pass through these doors at One Park Drive in Rockland, Maine you will enter the Maine Lighthouse Museum, home to the largest collection of lighthouse, life­saving, and U.S. Coast Guard artifacts in the nation, founded by the late CWO4, Ken Black.

The museum is now open Monday­ – Friday from 10 am to 5 pm and Saturday & Sunday from 10 am to 4 pm. Parking is Free in the designated area at the Trade Winds Inn across the street while you are visiting. Rockland is an official Coast Guard City and all members of the U.S. Coast Guard, active and retired are admitted Free.

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