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Local Attractions

Museums:

  • Friendship Museum – Organized in 1964 to gather, organize and display all historical memorabilia pertaining to the fishing village of Friendship, its history, origin and the world known Friendship Sloop.
Friendship Museum
  • Owls Head Transportation Museum – A non-profit organization founded in 1974. Its purpose is to collect, preserve and exhibit pioneer aircraft, ground vehicles and engines significant to the evolution of transportation and/or the state of Maine.
Owls Head Transportation Museum
  • Farnsworth Art Museum – One of the finest regional art museums in the country with a specialized collection focusing on Maine's role in American art.
Farnsworth Art Museum
  • Maine Lighthouse Museum – The proud home of the largest collection of lighthouse lenses, and one of the most important landmark collections of lighthouse artifacts and Coast Guard memorabilia in the United States. The collection was formerly displayed at the Shore Village Museum until its closing in October, 2004.
Maine Lighthouse Museum

Antiques:

Thomaston Place Auction Galleries
  • 21 Main Antiques, Friendship – An eclectic collection of "treasures." Open Monday through Saturday 10–5, Summers only.

Lighthouses:

  • Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse – The Friends of the Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse are currently working to restore the Keeper's house to be used as a museum.
Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse
Owls Head Lighthouse
Marshall Point Lighthouse

Activities:

Flagship Cinemas
  • Maine Lobster Festival – Thousands of people visit Midcoast Maine every summer to celebrate Maine lobster and the local lobster industry.
Maine Lobster Festival
  • North Atlantic Blues Festival – An annual two-day festival — featuring national blues performers — which takes place overlooking picturesque Rockland Harbor.
North Atlantic Blues Festival
Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • The Strand Theatre – A multi-use venue offering the best of current independent and world cinema, live musical performances & concerts, comedy, conferences, The Metropolitan Opera and National Theatre of London Live In HD broadcasts, and other special events. (Open year-round.)
Strand Theatre
  • Wild Bill's Outfitting & Guide Services – Kayaking adventures in Maine, phone: (207) 975-0205 or (207) 832-5197 or email: outsidersmaine@yahoo.com.
Wild Bill's Outfitting

 

Accommodations at Old Comfortable
368 & 373 Martin Point Road  •  PO Box 325
Friendship, Maine  04547
(207) 832-4337
lynnoldcomfortable@gmail.com

 

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