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Museums of Maine


 


 

 


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The state of Maine has number museums to visit and enjoy.  Below you will find a directory listing of museums in Maine and where possible a link has been provided to that museums webpage.


Abbe Museum
26 Mount Desert Street, Bar Harbor, Maine
www.abbemuseum.org

Bar Harbor Whale Museum
52 West Street, Bar Harbor, Maine
Phone:  (207) 228-2339
www.barharborwhalemuseum.org

Bates College Museum of Art
Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell Street, Lewiston, Maine 04240
Phone:  (207) 786-6158
www.bates.edu/museum

Bethel Historical Society Regional History Center
10-14 Broad Street, Bethel, Maine
Phone:  (207) 824-2908
www.bethelhistorical.org

Bowdoin College Museum of Art
Walker Art Building, 9400 College Station, Brunswick, ME
Phone:  (207) 725-3275
www.bowdoin.edu/art-museum/

Brick Store Museum
117 Maine Street, Kennebunk, Maine
www.brickstoremuseum.org

Bryant Stove & Music, Inc. Museum
27 Stovepipe Alley, Thorndike, Maine 04986
Phone:  (207) 568-3665
www.bryantstove.com/museum.html

Children's Discovery Museum
265 Water Street, Vickery Building, Augusta, Maine
Phone:  (207) 622-2209
www.childrensdiscoverymuseum.org

Children's Museum & Theater of Maine
142 Free Street, Portland, Maine
www.kitetails.org

Colby College Museum of Art
5600 Mayflower Hill, Waterville, Maine 04901
Phone:  (207) 859-5600
www.colby.edu/museum/

Cushing's Point Museum
Cushing House, South Portland, Maine
https://www.facebook.com/ . . . CushingPoint . . .

Dead River Area Historical Society
Stratton, Maine
Phone:  (207) 246-2271
https://sites.google.com/site/deadriverareahistory/

Fairfield History House
www.fairfieldmehistoricalsociety.net

Farnsworth Art Museum and Wyeth Center
16 Museum Street, Rockland, Maine 04841
Phone:  (207) 596-6457
www.farnsworthmuseum.org

Fifth Maine Regimental Museum
"A Civil War Memorial & Cultural Center"
Peaks Island, Maine
www.fifthmainemuseum.org

George B. Dorr Museum of Natural History
College of the Atlantic
105 Eden Street, Bar Harbor, Maine 04609
Phone:  (207) 288-5395
www.coa.edu/dorr-museum-microsite.htm

Hamlin Memorial Library and Museum
Hannibal Hamlin Drive, Paris Hill, Maine 04271
Phone:  (207) 743-2980
www.hamlin.lib.me.us

Harpswell Historical Society
www.harpswellhistorical.org

Hudson Museum.  The University of Maine
5746 Maine Center for the Arts, Orono, Maine 04469
www.umaine.edu/hudsonmuseum

International Cryptozoology Museum
11 Avon Street, Portland, Maine
www.cryptozoologymuseum.com

Knox Museum
Thomaston, Maine
www.knoxmuseum.org

L.C. Bates Museum at Good Will-Hinckley
Route 201, Hinckley, Maine 04944
Phone:  (207) 238-4250
www.gwh.org/lcbates/LCBatesMuseum.aspx

Maine Lighthouse Museum
One Park Drive, P.O. Box F, Rockland, Maine 04841
Phone:  (207) 594-3301
www.mainelighthousemuseum.com

Maine Maritime Museum
243 Washington Street, Bath, Maine 04530
Phone:  (207) 443-1316
www.mainemaritimemuseum.org

Maine's Paper & Heritage Museum
22 Church Street, Livermore Falls, Maine 04254
Phone:  (207) 592-1807
www.papermuseumofmaine.org

Maine Discovery Museum.  (Children).
74 Main Street, Bangor, Maine 04401
Phone:  (207) 262-7200
www.mainediscoverymuseum.org

Maine Forestry Museum
http://maineforestrymuseum.org

Maine State Museum
230 State Street, Augusta, Maine 04333
http://mainestatemuseum.org

Maine Historical Society Museum
489 Congress Street, Portland, Maine 04101
Phone:  (207) 774-1822
www.mainehistory.org/museum_overview.shtml

Maine Maritime Museum & Shipyard
243 Washington Street, Bath, Maine
Phone:  (207) 443-1316
www.mainemaritimemuseum.org

Maine Military Museum and Learning Center
50 Peary Terrace, South Portland, Maine 04106
Phone: (207) 767-8227
www.mainemilitarymuseum.info

Maine Military Historical Society
194 Winthrop Street, Camp Keyes, Augusta, Maine 04333
Phone:  (207) 626-4468
www.mainemilmuseum.org

Margaret Chase Smith Library
www.mcslibrary.org

Museum L-A (Lewiston-Auburn)
"The Story of Work and Community in Lewiston-Auburn"
35 Canal Street, Bates Mill Complex, Lewiston, Maine 04240
Phone:  (207) 333-3881
www.museumla.org

Museums of Old York
P.O. Box 312, York, Maine 03909
Phone:  (207) 363-4974
www.oldyork.org

Northern Maine Museum of Science
Folsom Hall, 181 Main Street, Presque Isle, Maine 04769
Phone:  (207) 768-9482
http://pages.umpi.edu/~nmms/

Ogunquit Heritage Museum.
"Presents art, fishing and maritime history of Ogunquit."
86 Obeds Lane, Ogunquit, Maine
207-646-0296
www.ogunquitheritagemuseum.org

Ogunquit Museum of American Art
543 Shore Road, Ogunquit, Maine 03907
Phone:  (207) 646-4909
The Ogunquit Museum of American Art engages and educates a diverse audience by collecting, exhibiting, preserving and interpreting American art from the nineteenth century to the present.
http://ogunquitmuseum.org

Owls Head Transportation Museum
Route 73, Owls Head, Maine 04854
Phone:  (207) 594-4418
www.owlshead.org

Peary-MacMillan Artic Museum
Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine

Penobscot Marine Museum
5 Church Street, P.O. Box 498, Searsport, Maine 04974
Phone:  (207) 548-2529

Portland Fire Museum
157 Spring Street, Portland, Maine
www.portlandfiremuseum.com

Portland Museum of Art
Seven Congress Square, Portland, Maine 04101
Phone:  (207) 775-6148
www.portlandmuseum.org

Portland Observatory
138 Congress Street, Portland, Maine
207-774-5561
www.portlandlandmarks.org

Rufus Porter Museum and Cultural Heritage Center
67 North High Street (Route 302), Bridgton, Maine 04009
Phone:  (207) 647-2828
www.rufusportermuseum.org

Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village Museum
707 Shaker Road, New Gloucester, Maine 04260
Phone:  (207) 926-4597
www.shaker.lib.me.us

Saco Museum
371 Main Street, Saco, Maine
Phone:  (207) 282-3031
www.sacomuseum.org/mus_home.shtml

Stanley Museum
"Stanley Steam Car and Stanley Family History"
40 School Street, Kingfield, Maine 04947
Phone:  (207) 265-2729
www.stanleymuseum.org

State of Maine Building
Poland Spring Preservation Society
PO Box 444, Poland Spring, Maine 04274
www.polandspringps.org

The Davistown Museum
"Tools, Art, History, Native Americans"
Hulls Cove, Maine 04644
Phone:  (207) 288-5126
www.davistownmuseum.org

The Patten Lumbermen's Museum
Shin Pond Road, Patten, Maine
www.lumbermensmuseum.org

The Telephone Museum
166 Winkumpaugh Road, Ellsworth, Maine
www.thetelephonemuseum.org

The Umbrella Cover Museum
62-B Island Avenue, Peaks Island, Maine
207-939-0301
www.umbrellacovermuseum.org

United Sports Antique and Vintage Snowmobile Museum
2247 Auburn Road, Turner, Maine

University of Maine Museum of Art
Norumbega Hall, 40 Harlow Street, Bangor, Maine 04401
Phone:  (207) 561-3350
www.umma.umaine.edu

The Wadsworth-Longfellow House
489 Congress Street, Portland, Maine
www.mainehistory.org/house_overview.shtml

Wilhelm Reich Museum
Dodge Pond Road, Rangeley, Maine 04970
Phone:  (207) 864-3443
www.wilhelmreichtrust.org/museum.html

Willbrook Village Museum - 19th Century Village
Newfield, Maine
www.willowbrookmuseum.org

Yarmouth History Center
118 East Elm Street, Yarmouth, Maine
207-846-6259
www.yarmouthmehistory.org


Internet Resources about Museums in Maine

Blue Star Museums. This program is a collaboration among more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation's active-duty military personnel and their families, including National Guard and Reserves from Memorial Day to Labor Day.
http://arts.gov/national/blue-star-museums

Maine Archives & Museums (MAM)
www.mainemuseums.org

Museum Directory.  Maine.gov.
www.maine.gov/portal/travel/arts.html

The Maine Art Museum Trail.
www.maineartmuseums.org

Maine Arts Commission.  Maine.gov.
http://mainearts.maine.gov

Historic House Museums in Maine.  Victorian Preservation Association
www.vpa.org/museumsme.html

Historical Museum Guide for Maine.  Censusfinder.com.
www.censusfinder.com/maine-historical-museums.htm

Museums in Maine.  Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Museums_in_Maine

Maine Maritime Museums - Smith's Master Index
www.maritimemuseums.net/ME.html

Railroad Museums in Maine.  railmuseums.com.
www.railmuseums.com/namerica/MAINE/

Listing of Museums in Maine.  By DowntownME.com.
www.downtownme.com/maine_museums_82.htm

 

 
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