New Exhibit on Maine Gunsmiths in the 1800s Opens in March


The museum's newest exhibit, Inventors and Sportsmen: Maine Gunsmiths in the 1800s, opens on March 31, 2016.

The exhibit will include the work of many Maine gunsmiths. It will also spotlight a few who improved the efficiency of gun manufacture, or who combined an amazing number of skills to create guns that met the sporting and hunting needs of 19th century Mainers.

Check back soon to learn more about this new exhibit and related programming about the past and present culture of gunsmithing, inventions, and hunting in Maine.