Acadia – Museums

Acadia National Park Museums

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Acadia National Park is a great place to vacation. Acadia has several interesting museums in the park. Browse the info below for museum hours and descriptions. Ask us about Downeast Maine Museums or share comments. To feature your Maine business, contact us.

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Islesford Historical Museum
Open late June through September
Closed October 1 through late June
9 a.m. – noon, 12:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Open at 10:45 am on Sundays

Sieur de Monts Nature Center
Open May to early October
Closed early October through April
May – hours vary, open weekends only
June – 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
July & August – 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
September – early October – 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Activities In Acadia National Park

Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse

The Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse is the only lighthouse on Mount Desert Island. Located on the west side of the island this lighthouse has some short trails with beautiful views.

Cadillac Mountain

Many consider Cadillac Mountain to be the first spot in the United States to see the sunrise every morning. The theory being that due to it’s height sunlight hits the top of Cadillac Mountain before reaching any other point in the United States. Cadillac Mt. Maine

Camping In Acadia National Park

Acadia National Park is a great place to camp. There are some camp sites located within the park and many other Maine campgrounds nearby. Acadia Maine Campgrounds

Acadia National Park Islands

Acadia National Park is actually a collection of islands – Mt. Desert Island, Isle au Haut, St. Croix Island International Historic Site, and the Cranberry Isles – which make up the park. Downeast Maine Islands

Acadia National Park Museums

Acadia has several interesting museums in the park, including the Islesford Historical Museum and the Sieur de Monts Nature Center. Acadia National Park Museums

Acadia National Park Visitor Centers

Acadia National Park Headquarters / Winter Visitor Center
Open all year
Hours vary

Hulls Cove Visitor Center
Open seasonally
Hours vary

Thompson Island Information Center
Open seasonally
Hours vary

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