Museum

Portland Observatory

60 locals recommend ·

Tips from locals

Loida
Loida
September 10, 2021
According to USA Today, "Those seeking great views of Portland and Casco Bay may want to check out the Portland Observatory, one of the earliest lighthouses in the city with a fantastic 360 degree view of the surrounding metropolis." Definitely a must see!
Gail
Gail
June 13, 2021
With a docent's tour this is a great insight into Portland of the past.
Jane And Frank
Jane And Frank
March 16, 2021
America's last standing maritime signal tower. Breathtaking views. Newly restored.
Michelle
Michelle
September 28, 2020
For some of the best views of the harbor, head to the historic Portland Observatory, the country's last standing maritime signal tower.
Kimberly & Gavin
Kimberly & Gavin
February 5, 2020
You can see all of Portland and the Harbor. Cool place on the Eastern Prom

Unique things to do nearby

Two Hour Lighthouse Bike Tour
From Price:$70 / person
Couple Photo Session - Downtown Portland
From Price:$95 / person
Casco Bay Luxury Boating Experience
From Price:$160 / person

Places to stay nearby

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Beachy 1BR Atop Munjoy Hill+Steps to Eastern Prom
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Cozy Urban Treehouse on Munjoy Hill
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The Lafayette
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Crow's Nest
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Charming, newly remodeled space atop Munjoy Hill.
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Remodeled, 1 block to breweries, just outside city

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Location
138 Congress Street
Portland, ME 04101
Phone+1 207-774-5561