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.

Our Summer hours at the museum begin after Memorial Day. Now open Daily 10-4, except for Tuesday until Columbus Day/Indigenous Peoples Day. We will then be open until Christmas with limited hours. The museum is closed in January & February and re-opens sometime in the Spring being open Thursday, Friday & Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm.

Admission to the museum is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors, children 12 and under are free with an adult. Rockland is an official Coast Guard City and all members of the U.S. Coast Guard, active and retired are admitted Free.

Please call ahead for more information 207 594-3301 or email us at mainelighthousemuseum@gmail.com

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