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Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum

Port Clyde, ME
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Nice spot for an oceanside picnic!

A quiet, serene and beautiful spot near Port Clyde. Several artists had their easels up and were... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Gardiner, Maine
Small and accessible

Scenic ride out to the lighthouse beautiful scenery around it. Small parking lot adjacent to the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Diana R
Hopedale, MA
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A quiet, serene and beautiful spot near Port Clyde. Several artists had their easels up and were painting the day I visited. There are grassy areas or climb on the rocks. Free parking.

Thank skeelovr
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Scenic ride out to the lighthouse beautiful scenery around it. Small parking lot adjacent to the light. Short and easy walk to it. You could bring a picnic for this location or just down the street to the Dive Inn beach. Both a good sites...More

Thank Diana R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Marshall Point Lighthouse is duly famous for its appearance in the film "Forrest Gump," but it's so much more than that. It's setting is beautiful, perched as it is on a spit of land near the quaint fishing village of Port Clyde, and overlooking the...More

Thank Carter M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting historical records of the area and a neat display of all the lobster buoy designs in the area

Thank 247dougw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This fabulous lighthouse was in the film "Forrest Gump" and we simply had to see it! The keepers quarters and lighthouse were very well kept up and the staff at the museum were friendly, helpful and informative. What a delightful side visit on our way...More

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very scenic, lots of photo ops. You can climb on the rocks, have picnic on the grounds. Only a short 5 minute drive from the village. Have visited the museum on earlier visit -- well worth the time. Also take a look at the fishermen's...More

Thank judimama04011
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is a very long walk composed of granite boulders to the lovely lighthouse and I wouldn't recommend this hike in wet weather. It is easily 1 mile their and back. The last lighthouse keeper left in 1971 when then it became automated with a...More

Thank jeffras
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful place:) Beautiful lighthouse with a fun tie-in with Forrest Gump” Movie . The grounds are well keep staff very nice , can have a picnic. Parking can walk on the rocks by the water.

1  Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We made an unexpected stop here after being here just last year. This place is very enjoyable to visit. It is quiet, serene, has great photo opps, and is just a really nice place to visit. On this occasion there was still fog at 4...More

Thank Jonathan K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were here during the week before Memorial Day weekend so the museum was not open. It was still worth the stop to see the lighthouse. Was low tide and could go out on the rocks. Could walk along the bridge to the lighthouse. Very...More

Thank Teresa O
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