Time to See for Yourself
  • Stunning Mount Mica Specimens Shown in Exhibit

    Fourteen exceptional specimens, including many tourmaline crystals, are now featured in a new exhibit in the museum's "Back to Nature" area. Most of the specimens are on public view for the first time. All were recovered from Oxford County's Mount Mica by Coromoto Minerals, LLC which has lent the specimens to the museum.

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  • Museum Observes Year of the Passenger Pigeon with Special Exhibit

    2014 is the 100th anniversary of the death of the last passenger pigeon in North America and the final step in this once abundant species' extinction. In a new display, the museum explores the amazing path of the bird's demise as it was observed and experienced by Maine people. Click on More below to get additional information and come see the new exhibit!

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  • "Maine Voices from the Civil War" Commemorates Sesquicentennial

    The museum's exhibition, "Maine Voices from the Civil War," features objects, quotes, and images from Maine people statewide about their war experiences, both at home and on the battlefield, 150 years ago. "Maine Voices from the Civil War" will be on view through September 5, 2015.

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What’s New

  • April School Vacation Special Activities Announced

    Knucklebones, hop scotch, hoop roll, and the game of three graces highlight fun activities for all ages during April school vacation this year. All activities are free of charge with the price of museum admission. Click More below for a complete schedule. Stop by to check it out!

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  • Museum Prepares for Upcoming Exhibit Featuring the Photographs of Kosti Ruohomaa

    Museum staff are hard at work on the production of a new exhibit, set to open on July 18, that will feature the photographs of Kosti Ruohomaa. A Rockland resident, Ruohomaa worked as a photojournalist during the 1940s and 1950s and was published widely in all the major pictorial and news magazines of the day.

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