Open all year
Thursday through Saturday
10 a. m. to 2 p. m.
Local historian available:
Wednesdays by appointment only
Saturdays 10 a. m. – 2 p. m.
The Museum is open to the public from June 24- September 30
June and September hours [spp-timestamp time="1:30"]-[spp-timestamp time="3:30"]
July and August hours [spp-timestamp time="11:30"]-[spp-timestamp time="3:30"]
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.
Our 2016 season: May 21st - October 10th, 2016. Please check website for complete schedule information. Call 207-677-2026 for reservations.
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.
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.