Visit MMA

Our 35-acre campus is located on a hillside overlooking majestic Penobscot Bay. The picturesque town of Castine, the home of Maine Maritime Academy, is rich in history, culture, natural beauty, and maritime tradition.

Our map and directions will help you plot your trip down the winding road to Castine. The village’s main street has a bakery, bank, bookstore, general store, art galleries and two inns to welcome travelers. The summer season is busy with fairs and festivals, dining and shopping at the waterfront, golf, sailing, kayaking, and other pursuits.

The campus is 40 miles from Bangor, Maine’s third largest city, and close to Acadia National ParkBaxter State Park, the Appalachian Trail, and other attractions. Please see the Castine Area page for resources to plan your visit.

Prospective students: if you’re planning a visit to Maine Maritime Academy, you have several options for when and how you spend your time on campus. Learn more by visiting our admissions department.

For groups interested in hosting events on campus, please visit the Conferences section of this website for information on facilities and dining options.

Tobacco-Free Notice: For the health and wellbeing of our community, the Maine Maritime Academy campus and vessels (ashore and afloat) are smoke- and tobacco-free.