Teachers and Students


Welcome teachers! Let our experienced team of museum educators help your students discover Maine's past. Drawing from award-winning and ever popular exhibits about Maine's natural science, prehistory, and cultural history, the Maine State Museum is dedicated to creating meaningful educational experiences for all its visitors.

Thinking about bringing your class to the Maine State Museum? A full schedule of programs takes place in the museum's galleries and features inquiry-based discussions, in-depth focus on artifacts, and hands-on, minds-on experiences designed to inspire and educate. Most gallery programs and tours are 30 minutes in length, with a maximum of 15 people per program. There are no admission or program charges for public, private, or parochial school groups. The Maine State Museum is committed to ensuring that its educational programs and activities help satisfy the goals of the State of Maine Learning Results. Click here to get started Schedule a Tour or Program. Have a special request or questions? Call 207-287-2301 or e-mail Maine.Museum@Maine.gov.