Time to See for Yourself
  • Museum Hours during New Year's Holiday

    The museum will be open Friday, December 29 from 9 to 5 and on Saturday, December 30 from 10 to 4. The museum and museum offices will be closed on Sunday and Monday, December 31 and January 1. The museum will resume its regular hours and be open from 9 to 5 on Tuesday, January 2, 2018.

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  • "Over There and Down Home: Mainers and World War I"

    The museum's newest exhibition, "Over There and Down Home: Mainers and World War I" highlights Maine industries, communities, and individuals that supported the Allied Forces during the Great War. Through photographs and objects, the exhibition also tells stories of the Yankee Division, as well as specific Mainers, such as Leroy Hoskins of Milo, Franklyn Burbank of Livermore Falls, Edwina Mower of St. Albans, and many others who worked to support the war at home and abroad.

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  • Thos. Moser Exhibition Enters Final Weeks at Museum

    The museum's temporary exhibition, "Thos. Moser: Legacy in Wood" will be on view through January 13, 2018. Autographed copies of the book, "Moser: Legacy in Wood," that accompanied the exhibition are also available for sale in the Museum Store.

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What’s New

  • Your Gift Matters

    Donate securely on-line today to the 2017 Annual Appeal! The 2017 goal is $15,000. Your gift matters! To give today, please click on the More button below to be directed to the Friends of the Maine State Museum secure donation site. All donors to the Annual Appeal receive complimentary admission to the Maine State Museum, VIP invites, the Broadside newsletter, and a 10% discount on Museum Store purchases.

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  • New and Featured at the Museum Store

    The Museum Store is chock full of great gifts, souvenirs, wonderful books, educational games and activities, and all kinds of other fun stuff! There is something for everyone at the Museum Store. Call 207-287-2938 with questions. Please note: New Museum Store hours are: 10 am to 5 pm Tuesday - Friday and 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday.

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