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  • The Robert Abbe Museum of Stone Age Antiquities Sieur de Monts Spring, PO Box 286, Bar Harbor ME 04609
    "Celebrating Maine's Native American Heritage"; features
    programs on Maine archaeology and local Native American history.
  • Acadia National Park PO Box 177, Bar Harbor ME 04609
    (207) 288-3338
    Maine's only national park.
  • Androscoggin Historical Society, County Building, 2 Turner Street, Auburn, ME 04210
    207-784-0586
    This facility contains a library and a museum with documents and artifacts of Androscoggin County history.
  • Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum 109 Main Street, Houlton ME
    (207) 532-2519
  • Aroostook County Historical Center UMPI Library, 181 Main St., Presque Isle ME (207) 764-0311, ext. 290
  • Aroostook State Park 87 State Park Road, Presque Isle ME 04769
    (207) 768-8341
  • Ashland Logging Museum Garfield Rd., Ashland ME
    (207) 435-6039
  • Bar Harbor Whale Museum 52 West Street, Bar Harbor ME 04609
    (800) 247-3794
  • The Baxter Gallery 619 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
    (207) 775-5152
  • Baxter State Park 69 Balsam Drive, Millinocket ME 04462
    (207) 723-9616
  • Blacksmith Shop Museum Chandler Road, Dover-Foxcroft ME
    (207) 564-8618
  • Blaine House 192 State St., Augusta ME 04330
    (207) 287-2121
    Official residence of the governor of Maine.
  • Boothbay Railway Village Route 27, Boothbay ME
    (207) 633-4727
  • The Brick Store Museum
    117 Main Street
    Kennebunk ME
    (207) 985-4802
  • Camden Civic Theatre/Opera House Elm Street, Camden ME
    (207) 236-7595
  • Caribou Historical Center US Route 1, Caribou ME
    (207) 498-3095
  • Caribou Performing Arts Center Sweden Street, Caribou ME
    (207) 492-4941
  • The Maine Historical Society 489 Congress Street, Portland ME 04101
    The Historical Society consists of the Wadsworth-Longfellow House, the Maine
    Historical Society Research Library, and the Maine Historical Society Museum.
  • Children's Discovery Museum 265 Water Street, Augusta ME
    (207) 622-2209
    Hands-on activities for children through fifth grade.
  • Children's Museum at the Playmill Stagecoach Road, Atkinson Mills, Dover-Foxcroft ME
    (207) 564-8122
    Displays of handmade crafts from around the world.
  • Children's Museum of Maine 142 Free Street, Portland ME
    (207) 828-1234
  • Children's Theatre of Maine PO Box 1011, Portland ME
    (207) 874-0371
  • Colby College Museum of Art Mayflower Hill Dr., Waterville ME
    (207) 872-3000
  • Cole Land Transportation Museum 405 Perry Road, Bangor ME
    (207) 990-3600
  • The College of the Atlantic's Natural History Museum 105 Eden Street, Bar Harbor ME 04609
    (207) 288-5015
  • Colonial Pemaquid Off Route 130, Pemaquid ME 04568
    (207) 677-2423
  • The Conway Homestead US Route 1, PO Box 747, Rockport, ME 04856
    (207) 236-2257
    An 18th-century Maine house, with barn, blacksmith shop,
    and maple sugar house.
  • Desert of Maine 95 Desert Road, Freeport ME
    (207) 865-6962
    Narrated tram tour, nature trails, Sand Shop, Museum and
    Gem Stone Search. Open May through October.
  • Farnsworth Art Museum Elm, Main and Museum Street, Rockland ME
    (207) 596-6457
    American Art collection with emphasis on Maine.
  • Fort Edgecomb Old Fort Rd., Davis Island, North Edgecomb ME 04556
    (207) 882-7777
  • Fort Fairfield Railroad Museum PO Box 269, Fort Fairfield ME 04742
  • Fort Kent Historical Society Museum Main & Market Streets, Fort Kent ME
    (207) 834-5121
  • Fort Knox RR #1, Box 1316, Stockton Springs ME 04981
    (207) 469-7719
  • Fort Popham Route 209, Phippsburg ME 04562
    (207) 389-1335
  • Fort William Henry Off Route 130, Pemaquid ME 04568
    (207) 677-2423
  • Forum-A/Arts in Augusta Jewett Hall, UMA, Augusta ME
    (207) 621-3209
    Community arts organization. Open October through May.
  • Francis Malcolm Science Center PO Box 186, Easton ME 04740
    (207) 488-5451
  • General Henry Knox Museum PO Box 326, Thomaston ME 04861
    (207) 354-8062
  • Gray Game Farm & Visitors Center 308 Shaker Rd., Gray ME 04104-3553
    (207) 657-4977
  • Gulf of Maine Aquarium PO Box 7549, Portland ME 04112
    This is not a place to visit (yet). This group hopes to build an aquarium in Portland by the year 2000. In the meantime, check out their on-line information about aquatic life.
  • Harbor Aquarium Atlantic Avenue, Boothbay Harbor ME
    (207) 633-4900
  • The Hudson Museum of Anthropology The University of Maine, 5746 Maine Center for the Arts
    Orono ME 04469-5746
    (207) 581-1901
    Fax: (207) 581-1950
  • Kennebunkport Maritime Museum Ocean Avenue, Kennebunkport ME
    (207)967-4195
  • Kittery Historical and Naval Museum Rogers Road, Kittery ME
    (207) 439-1092
  • Kneisel Hall Chamber Music Festival Blue Hill ME, (207) 374-2811
  • L/A Arts 234 Lisbon Street, Lewiston ME
    (207) 782-7228 or (800) 639-2919
    Puppets, music, theater; Saturday Series for Kids.
    Open October through April.
  • Mad Horse Theatre Company 955F Forest Avenue, Portland ME
    (207) 797-3338
  • Madouesk Historic Center & Acadian Cross Historic Shrine US Route 1, Madawaska ME
    (207) 728-4518
    or (207) 728-4272
  • Maine Aquarium U.S. Route 1, Saco ME
    (207) 284-4512
    Exhibits of various marine creatures, including sharks, penguins and seals.
  • Maine Arts 582 Congress Street, Portland ME
    (207) 772-9012
  • Maine Audobon Society 118 US Route 1, PO Box 6009, Falmouth ME 04105-6009
    (207) 781-2330
    Fax: (207) 781-0974
  • Maine Bureau of Parks and Recreation Department of Conservation, State House Station #22,
    Augusta Maine 04333
    (207) 287-3821
    Maintains historic sites, state parks, and public reserved lands throughout Maine.
  • Maine Information Resources for Maine Travel & Living
  • Maine Lumberman's Museum PO Box 300, Patten ME, (207) 528-2650
  • Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington Street, Bath ME
    (207) 443-1316
    Exhibits on Maine's maritime heritage.
  • Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Museum 58 Fore Street, Portland, ME, (207)828-0814
  • Maine State Ballet Route 1, Falmouth ME
    (207) 856-1662
  • Maine State House State St., Augusta ME 04330
    (207) 287-3151
  • Maine State Museum Augusta, ME 04333
    (207) 287-2301

    The museum offers exhibits of Maine natural environment, social history and manufacturing heritage. Twenty-eight education programs are available. Admission and education programs are free for all organized groups of children including public and private schools, home schools, scout and church groups and recreation departments.
  • Maine State Music Theatre Bowdoin College, Brunswick ME
    (207) 725-8769
  • Maine Watercraft Museum 4 Knox Street, Thomaston ME 04861
    (800) 923-0444
    or (207) 354-0444
  • Marine Resources Aquarium McKown Point Road, West Boothbay ME 04575
    (207) 633-9559
  • Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum Marshall Point Road, Tenants Harbor ME 04860
    (207)372-6450
  • Maynard F. Jordan Planetarium and Observatory University of Maine, 5781 Wingate Hall, Orono ME 04469-5781
    (207) 581-1341
    Fax: (207) 581-1314
    E-mail: Aland@Maine.Maine.edu
  • Moosehead Marine Museum East Cove Moosehead Lake, Greenville ME
    (207) 695-2716
    Open Memorial Day weekend through September.
  • Mount Desert Oceanarium Clark Point Boulevard, Southwest Harbor ME
    (207) 244-7330
  • Narramissic Historic Farm Museum Bridgton Historical Society, PO Box 44, Bridgton ME
    (207) 647-3699
  • Norlands Living History Center Norlands Road, Livermore Falls ME
    (207) 897-4366
    Tour four historic buildings; special seasonal activities.
  • Ocean Adventure Aquarium & Ocean Museum Route 1, Damariscotta ME
    (800) 696-0550
  • Ogunquit Museum of American Art Shore Road, Ogunquit ME
    (207)646-4909
  • Old Fort Western 16 Cony Street, Augusta ME
    (207) 626-2385
    E-mail: oldfort@oldfortwestern.org
    New England's oldest surviving wooden fort building. Costumed staff
    introduce visitors to 18th century military, community and family life.
    The Fort offers 17 curriculum-based history programs for home schools
    either at the Fort, in their learning gallery in Augusta's city hall, or
    where home school groups meet. A school program brochure is available by
    request. Fort Western is open Memorial Day through Columbus Day.
  • Old Orchard Beach Aquarium OOB Pier, Old Orchard Beach ME
    (207) 934-1440
    Open June through Labor Day.
  • Museums of Old York PO Box 312, York ME 03909
    (207) 363-4974
  • Owls Head Transportation Museum Route 73, Owls Head ME
    (207) 594-4418
  • Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum Bowdoin College, Hubbard Hall, Brunswick ME
    (207) 725-3416
  • Pejepscot Historical Society 159 Park Row, Brunswick ME
    (207) 729-6606
    Maintains three museums in the Brunswick area, including the Joshua L. Chamberlain Museum.
  • Penobscot Marine Museum PO Box 498, Searsport ME 04974-0498
    (207) 548-2529
  • Penobscot Nation Museum 5 Center St., Old Town, ME 04468-1135
    (207)827-4153
  • Pine Tree State Arboretum PO Box 344, Augusta ME 04332-0344
    (207) 621-0031
  • Portland Ballet 25A Forest Avenue, Portland ME
    (207) 772-9671
  • Portland Concert Association 100 Fore Street, Portland ME
    (800) 639-2707
  • Portland Head Light 1000 Shore Road, Cape Elizabeth ME
    (207) 799-2661
  • Portland Museum of Art 7 Congress Square, Portland ME
    (207) 775-6148
  • Portland Observatory 138 Congress St., Portland ME 04101
    774-5561
  • Portland Stage Company 25A Forest Avenue, Portland ME
    (207) 774-0465
  • Portland Symphony Orchestra 100 Fore Street, PO Box 3573, Portland ME 04104
    (800) 639-2309
    (207) 773-8191
  • The Questarium Route 115, Windham ME
    (207)893-0131
  • Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge US Fish & Wildlife Service, RR 2, Box 751, Wells ME 04090
    (207) 646-9226
    One mile self-guided walking trail.
  • Ram Island Dance Company 25A Forest Avenue, Portland ME
    (207) 773-2562
  • Scarborough Marsh Nature Center Pine Point Rd. (Rt. 9), Scarborough ME 04074
    (207) 883-5100
  • Seashore Trolley Museum Log Cabin Road, Kennebunkport ME
    (207) 967-2800
    Trolley rides; collection of 255 trolleys from around the world;
    restoration shop. Open May through November.
  • Shaker Society Museum Pland Spring Rd, New Gloucester ME 04260
    (207) 926-4597
  • Shore Village Museum 104 Limerock Street, Rockland ME 04841
    (207) 594-0311
  • "Maine's Lighthouse Museum"
  • Smiling Hill Farm Barnyard Route 22 at the Scarborough/Westbrook line, Westbrook ME
    (207) 775-4818
    Working dairy farm, petting zoo, wildlife, hay- and pony-rides.
  • Southworth Planetarium 96 Falmouth Street, Portland ME
    (207) 780-4249
  • Sunkhaze Meadows National Wildlife Refuge 1033 South Main Street, Old Town ME 04468
    (207) 827-6138
  • The Theater at Monmouth Cumston Hall, Main Street, Monmouth ME
    (207) 933-9999
    Special summer productions for children.
  • University of Maine Museum of Art 5712 Carnegie Hall, Orono ME 04469
    (207) 581-3256
  • Waterville Opera House City Hall, Common Street, Waterville ME
    (207) 873-5381
  • Wells Auto Museum Route 1, Wells ME
    (207) 646-9064
    Exhibits of antique cars. Open Memorial Day though October.
  • Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve PO Box 806, Wells ME 04090
    (207) 324-7927
    On-site and outreach education programs on ecology.
  • Wendell Gilley Museum of Bird Carving PO Box 254, Southwest Harbor ME 04679
    (207) 244-7555
  • The Wilhelm Reich Museum Dodge Pond Road, PO Box 687, Rangeley ME 04970
    (207) 864-3443
    E-mail: wreich@rangeley.org
    Historic site and nature preserve.
  • Willowbrook at Newfield Elm Street, Newfield ME
    (207) 793-2784
    Re-created 19th century Maine village.
  • York Institute Museum Main Street, Saco ME
    (207)282-3031
  • Young People's Theater P.O. Box 608, Brunswick ME 04011
    (207) 729-8584

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