Open everyday, year-round from 7:30 AM – 6 PM. On very cold days, if no one is on the dock, just wait or call (207) 338-1160 and someone will be right there.
Open: May 27 - September 30
Weekdays 10 am - 5 pm, Saturday & Sunday 2 - 5 pm
John Perkins House - Demonstrations
July - August, Wednesday & Sunday, 2 - 5 pm
Group visits can be arranged by appointment.
Hours of Operation: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekends, holidays, and other special event days from Memorial Day weekend to Columbus Day weekend, weather and volunteer availability permitting.
Accessibility: Lighthouse is at the end of a 7/8-mile long breakwater.
May 1 to May 31:
Daily: Wednesdays through Sundays (only): 10:00am to 5:00pm
*June 1 through October 31:
Daily: 10:00am to 5:00pm
On Wednesdays: 10:00am to 7:00pm (seasonally)
*The center is closed every year on the July 4th Holiday.
November 1 to April 30:
Center will be closed
ADDITIONAL NOTE: When the center is closed for the season, the online store will remain open. We apologize for any inconveniences.
We will be opening for the season on May 23 (Memorial Day Weekend), open 7 days a week until August 31. Starting on Labor Day, we will be closed Mondays and Tuesdays in September, then closed for the season on September 28, 2015.
Our open hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Our 2016 season: May 21st - October 10th, 2016. Please check website for complete schedule information. Call 207-677-2026 for reservations.
2018 Season exhibits will be open from Monday, June 11 through Columbus Day.
The offices are open and staffed year round Monday-Friday, with research opportunities available by appointment.
Contact Curator Paige Lilly at (207) 326-4118 or firstname.lastname@example.org to make an appointment to do research in the archives.
Our whale watch season begins in May and runs into October. We have one to two trips per day. July thru Labor Day we feature multiple cruises to the whale feeding grounds everyday.