Planning Your Visit


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Located in the heart of Maine's State House complex , the Maine State Museum offers the best of Maine – all under one roof! The museum is housed in the Cultural Building, which it shares with two other Maine institutions that are popular destinations for visitors - the Maine State Library and Maine State Archives. This map of the State House Complex provides more information about parking and other places of interest near the museum.

The Maine State Museum offers many special events and programs throughout the year. Click here to see the museum's calendar of upcoming events. What's New. The museum also offers special guided tours and educational programs by reservation for large and small groups. A fee of $5.00 is charged for each of these programs; programs for school groups are free of charge. Click here for additional program information and to make a reservation: Schedule a Tour or Program

Maine's State House and the home of Maine's governor, the Blaine House, are also great places to visit. For more information see State House and Blaine House Tours

Augusta, Maine's capital city, is centrally located on the state's major north/south interstate, I-95, just north of the terminus of the Maine Turnpike. Several east/west routes also converge in Augusta. For more specific directions from your starting point, click here to link to Google Maps: Google Maps

In addition to the Maine State Museum, the greater Augusta area offers other museums, points of interest, and attractions for visitors young and old. For listings, as well as accommodations and restaurants in the area, visit the Maine Office of Tourism's website for the region: Visit Maine - Kennebec and Moose River Valleys .