Historic Sites

5th Maine Regiment Museum
Peaks Island, Maine

This museum is a civil war memorial and a cultural center in Peaks Island, Maine.

Acadia National Park
Bar Harbor, Maine

People have been drawn to the rugged coast of Maine throughout history.

Acadian Village
Van Buren, Maine

The Acadians were people from France who settled on Acadia, now known as Nova Scotia, i

Baxter State Park
Millinocket, Maine

Percival P. Baxter was governor of Maine from 1921 to 1924.

Brick Store Museum
Kennebunk, Maine

The Brick Store Museum houses the largest collection of World War I and II posters in a

Colby Museum Of Art
Waterville, Maine

Founded in 1959 and now comprising four wings, more than 6,000 works, and more than 28,

Farnsworth Art Museum
Rockland, Maine

The Farnsworth Art Museum offers a nationally recognized collection of American art in

General Henry Knox Museum
Thomaston, Maine

In 1795, newly retired, General Henry Knox bade farewell to Philadelphia and moved his

Kennebunkport Historical Society
Kennebunkport, Maine

KHS serves as the primary historical resource for Kennebunkport.

Lovell Historical Society
Lovell, Maine

Its collections are available for consultation by its members and other interested part

Maine Historical Society Museum
Portland, Maine

The MHS Museum features changing exhibitions and programs spanning more than five centu

Maine Maritime Museum
Bath, Maine

Maine Maritime Museum celebrates Maine’s maritime heritage and culture in order to educ

Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad And Museum
Portland, Maine

These 2-foot gauge steam trains connected rural Maine with the rest of the world from 1

Maine State Museum
Augusta, Maine

Visitors can see the homes, shops and mills where Mainers have lived and worked for cen

Mount Desert Land And Garden Preserve
Seal Harbor, Maine

This foundation was established in 1971.

Museum L A
Lewiston, Maine

Museum L-A presents history in context by connecting the past to today.

Museums Of Old York
York, Maine

The Museums of Old York, formerly the Old York Historical Society, is the product of a

Penobscot Marine Museum
Searsport, Maine

Penobscot's collection is housed in five different buildings, all dating from the first

Portland Harbor Museum
South Portland, Maine

Visitors are provided with an opportunity to learn about the role that Portland Harbor

Roosevelt Campobello International Park
Lubec, Maine

For many years, Franklin D. Roosevelt summered on Campobello Island.

Rufus Porter Museum
Bridgton, Maine

Rufus Porter, an artist and inventor who lived from 1792 - 1884 and spent his boyhood y

Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village And Museum
New Gloucester, Maine

The Sabbathday Lake Shaker Community was founded in 1783, in what was then called Thomp

Saco Museum
Saco, Maine

The museum's galleries are set up to allow changing exhibitions sho

Saint Croix Island International Historic Site
Bar Harbor, Maine

The winter of 1604-1605 on Saint Croix Island was a cruel one for Pierre Dugua’s French

Sarah Orne Jewett House
South Berwick, Maine

Writer Sarah Orne Jewett spent much of her life in this stately Georgian residence, own

Skyline Farm
North Yarmouth, Maine

A group of preservation minded residents are aggressively pursuing a $1.2 million fundr

Union Historical Society
Union, Maine

The Union Historical Society manages and preserves two buildings.

Vaughan Homestead
Hallowell, Maine

Benjamin Vaughan, the son of merchant-banker Samuel Vaughan, lived in this home from 17

Victoria Mansion
Portland, Maine

Victoria Mansion, also known as the Morse-Libby House, is the finest example of residen

Wadsworth Longfellow House
Portland, Maine

Within its walls lived three generations of one remarkable family that made significant