A Story to Tell

A Passion to Preserve

A Story to Tell
A Passion to Preserve

A photo of the La Rochelle crew waving and smiling

Join us
At La Rochelle

Open Monday thru Saturday 10am to 2pm!

Back end of La Rochelle


Help us continue to reach our mission to effectively display, preserve, and interpret Bar Harbor’s rich past through our unique collections ensuring access, enjoyment, and educational opportunities for all!

Front end of La Rochelle

Become a Member

Be a part of Bar Harbor’s legacy and join us! Get special perks like free admission for the calendar year, free guest passes, advance notice of events, and more!



Open Monday to Saturday 10 am to 2 pm

Check out our view!

Timelapse of Frenchman's Bay from La Rochelle

Our Affiliations

Collage of the Bar Harbor Historical Society's affiliations: American Alliance of Museums, Maine Association of Nonprofits, Maine Archives & Museums, and the American Association for State and Local History.