Plan your visit to the Cranberry Islands to see the Historical Museum transformed. While the old ship artifacts and ancient letters are being restored, The Ashley Bryan Center introduces itself in 'A Visit With Ashley Bryan'.
Islander Ashley Bryan, beloved artists, award winning childrens' book author is celebrated at age 91 with this exhibition. It is not to be missed. Stop by and your life will be changed!
“I want people to have an experience of delight that will tap something so at the roots of enjoyment that it will lift their spirit.”
The Ashley Bryan Center invites you to experience the breadth of Ashley Bryan’s extraordinary 80-year career in art, literature and music. Ashley’s personal story serves as a model for perseverance in times of adversity, and it teaches us the power of art and education to help achieve harmony and understanding in the world.
This exhibition is presented in partnership with Acadia National Park and the Island Institute, with generous support from the Partridge Foundation and Simon & Schuster.
Hours: 10 am to noon, 12:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Days: Daily, from June 23 to September 28
The Islesford Historical Museum, owned by the National Parks Service is located on Little Cranberry Island (also known as “Islesford”), a short boat ride from Mount Desert Island.
Beal & Bunker Mailboat and Ferry Service from Northeast Harbor (see schedule)
Cranberry Cove Ferry Service from Southwest Harbor and Manset (see schedule)
Water Taxi Services:
Cadillac Water Taxi (year-round)
Operates from 7:30 am to 6 pm with additional accommodations for trips after 6 pm
Six passenger max
Reservations encouraged but not required | Private charters also available
One-way fee: $50 to $65.
Office Phone: (207) 244-0575 | Boat Phone: (207) 801-1898
Delight Water Taxi (seasonal; June through late September)
Operates from 6:00 am to 11 pm
Six passenger max
Advanced reservations required for trips between 6am and 8am, and 6pm and 11pm | Private charters also available
One-way fees range from $45 to $60 | Round trips range from $80 to $110
Phone: (207) 244-5724
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