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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 Secret Gem!

Had I not attended a lecture on the history of Rockland which was given in Camden, I wouldn't have... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
Informative Staff

Displays good. Be sure to talk to the volunteers there. They are a source of knowledge of the... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Charlotte, North Carolina
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75 Mechanic St, Rockland, ME 04841-3513
75 Mechanic St, Rockland, ME 04841-3513
+1 207-701-7627
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

Had I not attended a lecture on the history of Rockland which was given in Camden, I wouldn't have known about this small gem of a museum. Captain Jim, former schooner captain, gave the lecture and this museum is the effort of his years of...More

Thank mdpooh
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Displays good. Be sure to talk to the volunteers there. They are a source of knowledge of the area that really adds to your experience at the museum

Thank K720R
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Capt. Jim Sharp and wife, Meg, have put together a fascinating venue about our seafaring past. This museum will captivate your interest in the vessels and the men who took them to the ends of the Earth! Don't forget to get some of his books...More

Thank Jfrapp
Reviewed 6 August 2017

A great place! I sat and watched the video introduction by (Capt.) Jim Sharp. It made all the difference! He is so knowledgeable that the video really unlocked the depths of what is displayed. I've been to Mystic several times but never have seen an...More

1  Thank Exegete
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Amazing collection of history collected and in one place Anyone interested. In boats schooners steam , steam power , compressed air pneumatics , history , astronomy, oceanogrophy , woodworking , carving , whistles anything Stop here and spend an hour or two I am blessed...More

1  Thank Peter S
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Was I that interested in learning about sailing ship? Not really, but we had more than an hour to kill between a morning activity and lunch. So, we went to this Musem. To say we were entertained and enthralled is an understatement. Captain Sparks put...More

2  Thank Allen L
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Interesting local museum with a flair for old nautical ways. Many items concerning the local shipyards whne the area was one of the prominent buiolders of yesteryear.

Thank smeg t
Reviewed 25 July 2017

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

2  Thank jmdubarry
Reviewed 22 July 2017

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 12 July 2017

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
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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