- The list below includes 59 free or cheap things to do in or near Monhegan, Maine, including 73 different types of inexpensive activities like History Museums, Islands, Lighthouses and Art Gallery.
- From Monhegan Island to Monhegan Light, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Monhegan and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Boothbay Harbor, Boothbay, Damariscotta and Wiscasset.
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Built in 1821, the Burnt Island Light Station is a lighthouse that is on the National Register of Historic Places. The station is now home to a living history museum that is run by the State Department of Marine Resources.
Pemaquid Art Gallery is an art gallery housed within Lighthouse Park. The gallery is dedicated to providing a venue for talented local artists. Visitors to the gallery can expect to find a diverse collection of artistic pieces from these artists.
Rachel Carson Salt Pond Preserve has a beautiful ocean view and a stone beach. There is a hiking trail across the road from the ocean.Kids will love the starfishes and other sea creatures they will be stumbling upon here.
With a rich history dating back to the first pilgrim's houses from the beginning of the 17th century, the Colonial Pemaquid State Historic Site also has, besides the historic buildings, picnic sites, docking facilities and plenty of trails.