Awesome Activities in April!

If you’re looking for some fun activities for your April school vacation week, look no further! We’re bookending vacation week with Family Fun Days, April 14th and 21st. Family Fun Days are FREE and open to all. Saturday, April 14th, we welcome...

Exhibit Testers Needed!

If you visited the museum on a Saturday in February, you may have been invited to participate in a unique project – one that asked our visitors what they want to see on exhibit in the future. The Maine State Museum is working on a new education center that will be...

Tech week at the Maine State Museum!

  Spend your school vacation at the Maine State Museum!  Explore the technology of World War I through codes, periscopes, and planes! Make the Maine State Museum your school vacation destination from Tuesday, February 20 through Friday, February 23. Families can fuel...

Friends Discovery Program Journeys Up the Nile on February 22

  The Temple of Abu Simbel at the southern border of Egypt, built by pharaoh Ramesses II about 1250 B.C. This image is a stereoview photograph on glass taken about 1865 and shows some early tourists at the base of the 65-foot colossi of the king. In the 1960s this...
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