The Penobscot Bay area has no shortage of things to do and see. With such a colorful history that dates back all the way to the Americas prior to the pilgrim landings, it should come as no surprise that fascinating museums, historic architecture and numerous art galleries provide residents and visitors with enlightening as well as relaxing experiences.
History buffs can check out Fawcett’s Maine Antique Toy and Art Museum, which boasts an extensive collection of antique toys and original comic art including the original Mickey Mouse comics from the 1930s. The museum also sells a variety of antiques including toys, books, cards and other collectibles.
The area is also home to Maine Lighthouse Museum and Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum. Art enthusiasts are also welcome to visit the Center for Maine Contemporary Art and Farnsworth Art Museum.
An interesting way to see what the area has to offer is by boarding a trolley for a sightseeing tour. All Aboard Trolley Co. offers 40-minute tours that pick up and drop off at the Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce. The tours outline the history behind the area’s many buildings and attractions.
Maybe you’d prefer to set sail and enjoy the gorgeous Maine coastline from a sea dweller’s perspective. There are several boat tours and sailing adventures offered by such companies as A Morning In Maine and Maine Windjammer Cruises.
You’ll never run out of something entertaining to do in Penobscot Bay!