Street Address
45 Seashore Ave.
Peaks Island, ME 04108
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 41
Peaks Island, ME 04108
phone: 207-766-3330
e-mail: fifthmaine@juno.com
web: www.fifthmainemuseum.org
Hours
Memorial Day thru July 1: week-ends, 11 am to 4 pm. July 1 thru Labor Day: week-days, 1 to 4 pm; week-ends, 11 am to 4 pm Labor Day thru Columbus Day: week-ends, 11 am to 4 pm.
Admissions
$5 per person.
Museum Type(s)
Staff

Description

The Fifth Maine Regiment Memorial Hall was built in 1888 by veterans of the Fifth Regiment Maine Volunteer Infantry as a reunion hall and summer cottage fir them and their families. Today this wonderful Queen Anne style cottage is maintained as a museum of Civil War and local history.

History

The Fifth Maine community Association formed in 1954 for the purpose of restoring the Hall and operating it as a museum.

Artifacts Collections

Materials related to the Civil War and Peaks Island/Portland Harbor history.

Research Collections

Same focus as artifacts.

Educational Programs

gallery tours, school programs, lectures, concerts, Civil War reenactments.