Visit a Maine Museum to gain a wealth of knowledge about the Pine Tree state. Relive 19th century Maine at the Monmouth Museum, consisting of an old-time blacksmith shop, stencil shop and other exhibits for a unique view of a long-past lifestyle. Maine is the home of dozens of interesting museums; from art museums, history museums, oceanic museums, auto museums, antique train museums and award-winning children’s museums. Most Maine Museums charge an admission fee. Museum hours are subject to change without notice, we suggest you telephone the museum of interest to confirm hours of operation. Contact us to feature your Maine Museum in MELiving.com – Maine’s Internet Magazine.
Kennebec and Moose River Valley Maine Museums
L.C. Bates Museums features many exhibits pertaining to natural history, nature trails, archaeology.
PO Box 352
Monmouth, ME 04259
This five-building museum complex provides a look at life in 19th-century rural Maine. There are re-created exhibits including a blacksmith shop, stencil shop, carriage house and freight shed with antique autos.
Skowhegan History House
PO Box 832 / 66 Elm Street
Skowhegan, ME 04976
This museum is a greek revival-style homestead. Here you will enjoy Period furnishing and clothing, household items, photographs, documents and other local history artifacts.
Maine State Museum
83 State House Station
Come experience Maine, the way life was. Visit the Museum’s 12,000-plus years of history, from the Paleo-Indians to the first European explorers. See the homes, shops and mills where Mainers have lived and worked for centuries. Explore the factories, ships and farms that are an integral part of the state’s rich history.
Nowetah’s American Indian Museum
2 Colegrove Rd. Rt. 27
New Portland, ME
This museum focuses on Maine’s Native American history and culture.
Colby College Museum of Art
5600 Mayflower Hill Drive
Waterville, Maine 04901
This museum of art has an outstanding permanent collection of 18th, 19th, and 20th century American art.