Time to See for Yourself
  • Museum Hours over Thanksgiving Holiday

    The museum will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24. The museum will be open on Saturday, November 25 from 10 am to 4 pm.

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  • "Over There and Down Home: Mainers and World War I"

    The museum's newest exhibition, "Over There and Down Home: Mainers and World War I" highlights Maine industries, communities, and individuals that supported the Allied Forces during the Great War. Through photographs and objects, the exhibition also tells stories of the Yankee Division, as well as specific Mainers, such as Leroy Hoskins of Milo, Franklyn Burbank of Livermore Falls, Edwina Mower of St. Albans, and many others who worked to support the war at home and abroad.

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  • All Aboard for the Maine State Museum! Annual Model Railroad Celebration on** December 1 and 2

    Join the Maine 3-Railers and other model railroad enthusiasts for two days of fun and free museum admission!

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What’s New

  • Your Gift Matters

    Donate securely on-line today to the 2017 Annual Appeal! The 2017 goal is $15,000. Your gift matters! To give today, please click on the More button below to be directed to the Friends of the Maine State Museum secure donation site. All donors to the Annual Appeal receive complimentary admission to the Maine State Museum, VIP invites, the Broadside newsletter, and a 10% discount on Museum Store purchases.

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  • New and Featured at the Museum Store

    The Museum Store is chock full of great gifts, souvenirs, wonderful books, educational games and activities, and all kinds of other fun stuff! There is something for everyone at the Museum Store. Call 207-287-2938 with questions. Please note: New Museum Store hours are: 10 am to 5 pm Tuesday - Friday and 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday.

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