Museum and gift shop open July 1st through Labor Day, Saturdays and Sundays 9:30 - 4:30 (closed for lunch),
Tower temporarily closed.
Enjoy an enlightening conversation with one of our knowledgeable lighthouse keepers:
Jim Mitchell 734-0913 or Yvette Reid 734-0913
The Grindle Point Sailors' Museum collection includes nautical antiques, paintings, and pictures of captains with their Islesboro ships. Models of some ships are also on display. The gift shop offers t-shirts, gift items, books, and postcards.
Islesboro Sailors' Memorial Museum and Grindle Point Lighthouse Brochure
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Grindle Point Light Station Restoration Committee
(a sub-committee of the Lighthouse Committee)
To restore the Grindle Point Light Station according to state preservation standards in the context of sea level rise. The light station includes the present brick lighthouse, the former wooden lighthouse or ell, the keeper’s house, boat house, and oil house. The committee will also inventory and curate the Sailors' Memorial Museum to expand the collection to the second floor of the keeper’s house as originally envisioned.
Read About What We Have Accomplished
Islesboro Island News Articles
January/February 2023 - Should we mitigate sea level rise at the light station?
November/December 2022 - Our lighthouse, climate change and sea level rise
September/October 2022 - The tides they are a-changin'
March/April 2022 - Grindle Point Light Station Engineering Study Funded and Island Fellow Approved
November/December 2021 - Grindle Point Light Station and the Elephant
Lighthouse Restoration Presentation, January 21, 2023
Support the Grindle Point Light Station Restoration Project
Please consider making a tax-deductible donation to help our efforts. Donations should be made to the Town of Islesboro and designated for Restoration of the Light Station. Donations to the Town are generally tax deductible pursuant to Section 170(c)(1) of the Internal Revenue Code. The Town's mailing address is PO Box 76, Islesboro, ME 04848.