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Sail Power and Steam Museum

75 Mechanic St, Rockland, ME 04841-3513
+1 207-701-7627
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A visit you won't soon forget. Time travel.

Step back in time in this museum. It's steam engines, stories of sail and power are all on display... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Brookline, Massachusetts
Wonderful Museum and a Fascinating place to visit!

Don't miss this Gem of a museum! There is so much to see and learn about at the Sail, Power and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Worcester, Massachusetts
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75 Mechanic St, Rockland, ME 04841-3513
+1 207-701-7627
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Reviewed yesterday

Step back in time in this museum. It's steam engines, stories of sail and power are all on display. If your are lucky enough to have Captain Jim Sharp there, you have a living encyclopedia right in front of you. He has done and experienced...More

Thank jmdubarry
Reviewed 5 days ago

Don't miss this Gem of a museum! There is so much to see and learn about at the Sail, Power and Steam Museum - every possible aspect of sailing, navigation, fishing, and the industries that have sustained Rockland throughout its history. Beautiful model ships to...More

Thank bonazoligillian
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum was one of our trip highlights. Captain Jim is a fascinating, highly knowledgeable storyteller and tour guide. I could have listened to him all day! Don't miss this fantastic opportunity to learn about the history, trials and tribulations of sailing and the amazing...More

Thank Marti B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

wonderful people, wonderful exhibits and activities, wonderful place to spend an afternoon. Highly recommend!

Thank camdenrockportfoodie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Comparable to major museums such as Mystic in content and information, despite its smaller size. Overwhelming amount of maritime history, much centered on the local ship building, the resulting ships and their seafaring lives. This is very well presented with models, photos and a well...More

Thank Barbara H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Jim is an old salty dog who is fascinating and spry with incredible real live stories! He will blow your mind with his immense epxerience. Go there while he is still with us! Owner operated!

Thank Susan F
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

While a small in size, this museum is packed with sailing and seafaring info. Captain Jim Sharp, who was on site and narrator of the audio guide, is a wealth of information. He is friendly and eager to share his knowledge of every item assembled...More

Thank Cindy H
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Our visit to the museum was part of the daily activities for the cruise we were on. When we walkd up to the front door and found a 20 foot steam powered paddle wheeler sitting out front I knew this had the potential to be...More

Thank bflip
Reviewed 2 June 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit. Captain Jim is so knowledgeable about sailing in New England, and has assembled a remarkable collection. Well worth a visit--plan to spend a fascinating hour or more.

Thank David B
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Captain Jim Sharp gave a tour of his museum for the Rockland Yacht Club. The depth and breadth of his collection is only exceeded by his wonderful stories of the Maine Coast. It is a combination of living history and the past a trait peculiar...More

Thank rapalyea
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13 May 2015|
Response from Captain Jim S | Property representative |
Hi, I am learning everyday about Trip Advisor. Never noticed Q&A until today. I just checked the website listing and it appears to be working. If having problems juse google the museum for the website. Sorry for the... More