Penobscot Narrows Bridge & Observatory

The Tallest Bridge Observatory in the World!

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Opening Delayed

We are delaying the opening of the Penobscot Narrows Bridge and Observatory until June 1st (at the earliest) because of the COVID-19 pandemic. We are working to determine a new opening date and will post an update as soon as we can. Thank you for your patience and understanding. We looking forward to welcoming you back soon.

Taller Than the Statue of Liberty!

The Penobscot Narrows Bridge and Observatory is the crown jewel of coastal Maine, offering spectacular 360-degree views of the Penobscot River and Bay, the Maine countryside and the distant western mountains. Tourists and travel writers alike have been attracted to the unique character of this structure, its historical significance and the stunning vistas. Engineering and transportation geeks are fascinated by the award-winning and innovative design. Visitors of all ages and interests will enjoy this unique campus that includes

  • the tallest public bridge observatory in the world;
  • historic Fort Knox;
  • picnic tables and grills;
  • a diversity of interpretive panels explaining the history of the region, natural wildlife of the area and more;
  • a covered pavilion for hosting family reunions, small weddings and other special events; as well as
  • the perfect backdrops for your vacation or family photos.

Penobscot Narrows Bridge & Observatory:
The Building of a Landmark (Retrospective)