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“Illuminating” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Maine Lighthouse Museum

Maine Lighthouse Museum
Ranked #3 of 37 things to do in Rockland
Certificate of Excellence
Moosup, Connecticut
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122 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Illuminating”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2011

Large collection of memorabilia re to lighthouses and lighthouse keepers. Collection of photos by locals which can be puchased; gift shop and restroom facilities. Walking distance to center of town and public parking. Great view of harbour

Visited July 2011
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Fairfield, Maine
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great Museum”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2011

WE love lighthouses and this is Mecca for those of us what to learn more about thieir history. There is lots of free parking on Middle pier( out behind the museum). This is a must see while in Rockland. Also go sailing off Middle pier aboard Morning in Maine a great sailing adventure

Visited November 2010
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Riverview, Florida
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659 reviews
189 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 406 helpful votes
“If you enjoy lighthouses this is the place to go”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2009

As a general museum some might find this boring but for someone intot he detaila nd history of lighthouses the collection is spectacular and a great gift shop also.

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Providence, Rhode Island
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84 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
“Impressive museum”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2008

I've been to a lot of lighthouse museums, and this one is the largest and most impressive. There are dozens of lenses, lanterns, foghorns, bells, and other lighthouse structural items, along with models and other ephemera. The quality of the objects is not necessarily always the highest, but it's all interesting. If you are even casually interested in lighthouses, this museum is worth a visit.

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