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Maine Open Lighthouse Day 2014

Monhegan will be participating in the annual Maine Open Lighthouse Day on September 13, 2014! The museum and tower will be open to the public from 11:00am to 4:00pm. Climb the tower, check out the annual art exhibition, learn more

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Opening reception

The opening reception for this year’s exhibition, The Famous and the Forgotten, will take place on Sunday, July 6th, from 4-6pm. All welcome.

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National Endowment for the Humanities awards $25,500 grant to the Monhegan Museum

This week the Monhegan Museum received the exciting news that we are the recipients of a $25,500 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.  This will aid us in developing a plan to pursue non-mechanical climate control options and

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Bats on Monhegan!

Ever wonder what that strange gadget attached to the light tower is? It is a bat detector- and here is your chance to learn more about it!  Since 2009 Stantec, Inc. has been collecting data about bats on Monhegan and

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Museum is awarded $10,000 Historic Preservation Grant

The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) has announced that the organization will be donating $10,000 to the museum for the Monhegan Light Station Doors and Windows Restoration Project. Funding for this project was made possible through the

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Winter on Winter

Monhegan Light in winter, note the old Jeep in the left foreground and the cloth used to cover the huge fresnel lens when the light was not in operation!

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We are delighted to share that Monhegan Museum of Art & History is Yankee Magazine's 2016 Best of New England Editors' Choice for Best Small Museum!