Hot Off the Press!

  The museum’s new publication, A Story of Maine in 112 Objects, is now available and for sale (just $39.95) at the Museum Store in Augusta and wherever books are sold throughout Maine. Published by Tilbury House and edited by Museum Director Bernard Fishman,...

Colby Students Lead Build-Up to “Maine + Jewish: Two Centuries”

Three Colby students will speak at the museum on Tuesday, May 15 at 5:30 in the program, Belonging in this Place: Stories about Maine Jews. The program is one of several planned to lead up to a major exhibition, Maine + Jewish: Two Centuries, set to open at the museum...

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...
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