Kittery — the oldest town in Maine — has 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 fascinating stories, each with a glimpse into an era of bygone times.
"A fun, short stop on the way to the Kittery malls."
"... a small, but mighty museum packed with artifacts."
"... as nice a collection as any small town has assembled."
With ample parking and easy access, the Kittery Museum is the perfect place to begin your visit.
From I-95, take Exit 2.
Continue off the ramp onto Route 236 South.
Go around the Kittery traffic circle...
Exit to Route 1 North (Kittery Mall Rd).
The Museum is on your right, along Route 1.
It's easily seen, adjacent to the town offices.
And yes, the outlets are just up the road a piece.
Click the map for more directions.
"Hidden in plain sight.... A little detail or physical object starts unspooling the thread of an irresistible story."
Explore Kittery's past, as you browse our exhibits, from colonial times to grand hotels, with shipbuilding and lighthouses, up to the present day.
The Kittery Historical & Naval Museum is private, non-profit, and open to the public on a seasonal basis. We also offer educational and community events throughout the year, at the Museum and around town. Let's celebrate...
The bicentennial of Maine statehood in 2020!
The Museum offers various programs throughout the year. Please join us!
For more information, click EVENTS.
We want you... to join our crew!
Might change... then again, might not.