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Meet Maine here.

Blaine House


Notice – the Blaine House is currently closed to the public. To learn more, please visit the Friends of the Blaine House website.  


The Blaine House is the home of Maine’s Governors and their families, and is also a public building. Guided tours of the Blaine House are available for free, but must be scheduled in advance. There are no walk-in visits. 

The 25 minute guided tour explores the first floor rooms of the 1833 mansion and describes the historical background of teacher turned political leader, James G. Blaine. The tour also provides information about the official uses of the house.

The Blaine House tour is appropriate for children age eight (Grade 3) and older. Note: Official functions may cause the cancellation of scheduled tours.

Tours are available Wednesday and Friday at 9:00 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 2:00 p.m., and 2:30 p.m. Scheduled school groups have priority for morning tours.  Click here to schedule a tour. 

All Blaine House tours for individuals and groups must be scheduled at least three days in advance. You may use the Reservation Form or call 207-287-2301. A completed Blaine House Security Form is required for ALL GROUPS AND INDIVIDUALS and MUST BE SUBMITTED PRIOR TO THE RESERVATION DATE.

Please note: Tour group sizes are limited to a maximum of 25 people (with a maximum of 5 group leaders/chaperones for school groups).


Helpful links:

Maine State Museum