Museum Store

We carry a wonderful selection of books, gifts, and toys!
Please come visit or give us a call; we are open during regular museum hours:
Tuesday - Friday, 9:00 - 5:00
Saturday, 10:00 - 4:00;
closed Sunday, Monday, and all state holidays.
Phone 207-287-2938

Special Featured Items


Maine Sporting Camps
by George Smith

Join George Smith for a special talk and book signing on Wednesday, November 16 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at the Maine State Library and Maine State Museum. Books will be available at the Museum Store.

$16.95 paperback ($15.25 member)





Kosti Ruohomaa: The Photographer Poet
by Deanna Bonner-Ganter
Acclaimed photographer Kosti Ruohomaa is widely known for his photographs of hardscrabble Yankees in mid-20th century Maine. He was a regular contributor to Life, National Geographic, Look, and Ladies Home Journal. This biography is by the Maine State Museum's own former curator Deanna Bonner-Ganter.

$35.00 hardcover ($31.50 member)




Maine Made Guns & Their Makers
by Dwight B. Demeritt, Jr.
This book explores the long and rich history of Maine's firearms and the highly skilled Yankee gunsmiths, inventors, colorful characters, and entrepreneurs behind the scenes. It is also a story that adds to our understanding of Maine's industrial history and the significant role of Maine's gun makers during the Indian wars, the Industrial Revolution, and the Civil War.

$55.00 hardcover ($49.50 member)