Belfast Museum opens 2021 season with ‘Becoming Belfast, Maine 1770 -1820’

Thu, 06/03/2021 - 2:15pm

BELFAST — The Belfast Museum opens for the season on Saturday, June 12.

The featured exhibit this summer is “Becoming Belfast, Maine 1770 -1820.”

Other exhibits include maritime history, Capt. Albert W. Stevens, Perry’s Nut House, the William O. Poor apothecary bench, notable Belfast Women, and the 1864 Civil War flag quilt. In the barn are the old two-cell jail from City Hall, a horse-drawn funeral carriage, and old Belfast business signs.

The website,, has been refreshed for the 2021 season with new Belfast history information, online membership, and museum news.

“This season our vaccinated visitors will not be required to wear face coverings,” said the Museum, in a news release.

The Museum is located at 10 Market Street, corner of Market and Church streets.

Summer Hours are Tuesday – Saturday, 11 – 4.
September 5 – October 10 Friday and Saturday 11 – 4.


For more information about the museum and historical society programs, visit the website:, or call 207 338-9229.