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A Travel Blog by chere
... America from Washington to Maine. Of course the original plan was from Maine to Washington but that is just a detail. We're stopping for fun times camping, hiking, folk dancing, Fringe fests, art & science museums, and whatever strikes our fancy.
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A Travel Blog entry by wheresgordon from Portland, Maine, United States
... who told me must have been referring to the dioramas and a few other artworks. I've since found out that there is a Maine State Museum nearby but it is not along the tunnel or in the Cross Office Building. I wish the directions I had been ...
A Travel Blog entry by tah101fall2012 from Augusta, Maine, United States
... , we finally came to the museum. The museum is located in the Maine State House complex inside the Cultural Building. The Maine State Museum shares a building with two other institutions: The Maine State Library and Maine State Archives. We drove into the ...
A Travel Blog entry by cjsetterlund from Augusta, Maine, United States
... ; After seeing it from this angle I decided to make a closer inspection of the Maine State Capitol. Portland was actually the original state capitol of Maine, but it was moved to Augusta in 1832 because ...
A Travel Blog entry by mefox13 from Augusta, Maine, United States
My first stop today was to the Maine State Historical Museum. I would have to say that it is one of the more impressive state museums I've encountered. The building was very large and exhibits extended onto multiple floors. There were ...
A Travel Blog entry by popusa2008 from Saco, Maine, United States
... class of the big freeze. Of course we had to ask the question what that was about. The storey goes back in the mid 90's Maine state as well as surrounding states had an ice storm that brought down high tension power lines and a lot of the State was ...
A Travel Blog entry by burtonll from Augusta, Maine, United States
... torch. Old Fort Western, built in 1754, is open today, with costumed guides interpreting life in the 1800's. Maine State Museum has displays of a textile factory, granite quarry, ice harvesting, lumbering, fishing, and shipbuilding. Acadia National ...
A Travel Blog entry by tumi1213 from Coastal Rt 1, Maine, United States
... Coast Guard, although ships today tend to rely on GPS. Inside the old keeper's house is the Fishermen's Museum, displaying artifacts of Maine lighthouses and the fishing/lobster industry. The three-foot long mounted lobster is truly impressive! The museum ...
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65 Commercial Street, Portland, Maine, United States
... on Food channel) and a visit to an indoor farmer's market with bakeries, deli counters and it was fun. There is a good children's museum there for younger kids, mine are 10 and 12 and we thought it was really more appropriate for a younger age group. ...Traveler Rating
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Augusta, Maine, United States100 reviews
The museum's main exhibit, "12,000 Years in Maine," focuses on the first known humans who lived in the area.
243 Washington St, , Bath, Maine, United States174 reviews
Museum covering the history of shipbuilding.
One Park Drive, P.O. Box F, Rockland, Maine, United States68 reviews
58 Bridge Street, , White River Junction, Vermont, United States8 reviews
Church Street at US Route 1, , Searsport, Maine, United States28 reviews
Made up of 13 buildings, this seafaring village is the oldest maritime museum in Maine. The museum has a vast collection of boats including commericial fishing boats and recreational watercraft.
103 Main Street, , Smithfield, Virginia, United States30 reviews
Museum chronicles the history of the Isle of Wight County with a special emphasis on water, ham and agricultural industries.
196 Main Street, , Windsor, Vermont, United States27 reviews
Museum has the largest collection of machine tools in the country.
504 Main St, , Reedville, Virginia, United States24 reviews
Museum in Reedville that focuses on local fisheries.
820 Main St., , Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States21 reviews
Museum honoring the great showman P.T. Barnum.
108 Main St., , Haines, Alaska, United States41 reviews
Museum owner Dave Pahl has built a collection of more than 1,000 hammers over a few decades of construction work.
300 N. Main Street, , Salt Lake City, Utah, United States18 reviews
Museum containing memorabilia from the age of the American pioneers.
142 Free St., , Portland, Maine, United States85 reviews
... a bear's den, role-playing crewmembers on a 40-foot schooner or manning a space shuttle, children will have a blast at this highly interactive museum. Most of the museum is geared to children aged one to 11, but young teens will like the computer lab and ...
Rockland, Maine, United States
A small museum in Rockland that houses memorabilia from Civil War times and also doubles as Maine's lighthouse museum.
Bradley, Maine, United States1 reviews
During the winter, visitors can take sleigh rides around the grounds of the museum and deep into the experimental forest nearby.