Welcome to Kittery – the oldest town in Maine – with a rich history and a proud naval tradition. When you're nearby, visit the Kittery Historical & Naval Museum to learn about our heritage. You'll find interesting exhibits and fascinating stories, each offering a glimpse into an era of bygone times.
So check out
"A small, but mighty museum packed with artifacts."
"A fun, short stop on the way to the Kittery malls."
"As nice a collection as any small town has assembled."
"Kittery is a really cool town. What's not to like about it?"
The Museum is located near the Kittery traffic circle, right off I-95, one exit before the Kittery outlet malls. With ample parking and easy access, it's the perfect place to begin your visit in Maine.
NEW: 204 Rogers Rd — OLD: 200 Rogers Rd
MAILING: P.O. Box 453, Kittery, ME 03904
For more about people, places, and events from Kittery history:
We are the historical society in the oldest town in Maine... with a Museum that welcomes visitors
from across the USA and around the world. We sponsor local events that promote Kittery history
year-round. For membership in the Society, see Participate.
Explore Kittery from colonial times to the present day, with shipbuilding, grand hotels, and lighthouses. For admission and hours, see Museum.
See our on-line portal and books, or request research, at History.
We offer presentations and workshops throughout the year. For a schedule, see Events.
Our members and volunteers like to learn about Kittery history. To join our crew, see Participate.
The Kittery seacoast has a lot to offer visitors. For a few of our suggestions, see Links.
Read about how we're doing. Current members can get a cool window sticker. So join us today!
To support our work:
By check – see Donation Form.
By credit card – simply Donate.