The Belfast Historical Society & Museum
Contact: Megan Pinette
10 Market Street
Belfast, ME 04915
Phone: 207-338-9229
Hours: Open by Appointment

Visit the Belfast Museum!

Enjoy exciting exhibits that tell the story of Belfast. Learn about Belfast's maritime heritage, its many notable men and women and its role in the Civil War. Have your picture taken in the old two-cell jail or help your child find the mystery items. Discover why so many people say Belfast is the center of the universe!

Museum Schedule Mid-June to September

Tuesday through Saturday (until Labor Day)

11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Friday and Saturday (after Labor Day)

11 a.m. - 4 p.m. or by appointment

Closed for the season after Columbus Day



Groups and tours are welcomed

The Museum is located at 10 Market St Corner of Church and Market St

(207) 338-9229

Belfast, ME 04915



Belfast Museum Opens

The Belfast Museum opens for the season on Saturday, June 13. On display will be exhibits depicting Belfast’s maritime and industrial heritage, artwork by Percy Sanborn and Hartwell Woodcock, the 19th century Poor’s Drug Store apothecary bench and other highlights of Belfast history. The museum ...
"Memories of Shucking Peas"

Mitch Littlefield, local author, will be reading from his just-published book of short stories, “Memories of Shucking Peas” at the Belfast Historical Society meeting in the Abbott Room of the Belfast Free Library on Monday, May 18th, at 7:00 p.m. The book tells of life on a rural farm during the ...
Belfast Historical Society Program

"Abiel Briggs: American Patriot" will be the topic of the Belfast Historical Society's meeting at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, April 27, in the Abbott Room at the Belfast Free Library. Hank Lunn, in the persona of his ancestor Abiel Briggs, will recount the experiences of a volunteer in the Colonial ...
Become a Member of the Belfast Historical Society

Become a Member of the Belfast Historical Society & Museum in 2015. Membership forms can be downloaded from, ABOUT Page. The Belfast Historical Society and Museum is dedicated to preserving and sharing Belfast’s unique history. Your membership will help support museum ...
Another Great Season at the Belfast Museum

The Belfast Museum is now closed for the season and what a great season we had. The guest book was signed by over 1000 visitors from 42 states and 16 foreign countries, including our first from Russia, Brazil and Argentina. Most commented very favorably about museum exhibits, especially the ...