Anthropology, Art, Children's, Culture, General, History, Natural History, Nature Centers, Science
The museum is mentioned on the local tourist map, on the Duck Tours and sometimes during the scenic trolley and cruise-related rides. It is easy to find. We are located on the Portland Metro Bus Route 1, near Avon Street, on Congress Street. The Amtrak train from Boston arrives less than a mile from the museum, as do the major bus lines. It is a short cab ride from the train or bus stations. We are right off I-95, then off I-295, for those driving.
Anthropology, Archaeology, Art, Children's, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Library, Natural History, Science
Welcome to the L.C. Bates Museum of Natural History and Culture where students and adults can explore natural history and Maine history through self-guided visits and programs designed to meet Maine’s Learning Results. Museum exhibits include Maine natural history, Americana, art, archaeology, minerals and ethnology. The museum and its exhibits and outdoor arboretum provide a window into our history, diverse animal and plant life, and Maine environment.
Archaeology, Art, Botanical Garden, Children's, Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Natural History, Park, Science
Maine Historical Society employs a professional staff of 35. Our one–acre campus, which is open year round, is situated in downtown Portland, across from Monument Square. The Maine Historical Society strives to serve the entire state through its education and outreach programs and through the digital museum, the Maine Memory Network.
History, Historical Society, Natural History, Park, Science, Specialized
The complex of 7 buildings is situated on 72 acres of land at the east end of Haley Pond with Rangeley Village at the west end. Canoe/kayak access from the pond via a short trail to the festival grounds. The museum is located one mile outside of Rangeley, on Route 16, heading towards Stratton.
Art, History, Historic House, Science
Open seasonally from early June-October, the museum's main exhibit located in the Webb house features the story of Rufus Porter that includes a collection of miniature portraits, models of some of his inventions, books and pamphlets written by Porter, and early editions of Scientific American.
Archaeology, Children's, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Natural History, Nature Centers, Park, Science
The Currans farmed the land during the 19th century and were among the sturdiest of a strong breed of farmers who settled on the rocky New England hillsides.