Meet Maine here.


Meet Maine here.


   Notice – The Maine State Museum is closed to the public for the foreseeable future to allow significant upgrades to the facility’s mechanical systems. 

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Field Trips- K-12 Schools and Home Schools


Let our experienced team of museum educators help your students discover Maine’s past. Drawing from award-winning and ever popular exhibits about Maine’s natural science, prehistory, and cultural history, the Maine State Museum is dedicated to creating meaningful educational experiences for all its visitors.

There are no admission or program charges for home schools or public, private, or parochial school groups.

Thinking about bringing your class or home school to the Maine State Museum? A full schedule of programs takes place in the museum’s galleries and features inquiry-based discussions, in-depth focus on artifacts, and hands-on, minds-on experiences designed to inspire and educate. Most gallery programs and tours are 30 minutes in length, with a maximum of 15 people per program. 

Tours of the Blaine House and State House are also available for field trips. 

The Maine State Museum is committed to ensuring that its educational programs and activities help satisfy the goals of the State of Maine Learning Results.

Have a special request or questions? Call 207-287-2301 or e-mail Maine.Museum@Maine.gov.

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