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


Ghost Buck: The Legacy of One Man's Family and Its Hunting Traditions
by Dean Bennett

In Ghost Buck: The Legacy of One Man's Family and Its Hunting Traditions, Dean Bennett uses his formidable knowledge to add personal depth and poignancy to a multi-generational tale that explores the erosion of public land use, the degradation of the environment, and the changing rural culture in the Northeast since the 1800s.

BOOK SIGNING! Thursday, April 21, 2016, 2:00 - 4:00 PM

$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, by the Maine State Museum's own curator Deanna Bonner-Ganter, is a fine companion to the exhibit now showing at the museum.

TALK & BOOK SIGNING! Saturday, April 30, 2016 1:00 – 3:00 PM.
Talk begins at 1:00 PM, with signing after.

$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.

EXHIBIT OPENING! Inventors & Sportsmen: Maine Gunsmiths in the 1800s opens on April 2, 2016. The exhibit is scheduled to run through April 1, 2017.

$55.00 hardcover ($49.50 member)