Museum L-A

Telling the story of work and community in Lewiston-Auburn

Museum L-A, located at 35 Canal Street in the historic Bates Mill #1, tells the story of work and community in the "Twin Cities" of Lewiston and Auburn. Discover the rich heritage of labor, industrial commitment, community expansion and cultural influences through engaging exhibits and special programs encouraging family fun and learning across generations. Current activities focus on the local textile, shoe and brickmaking industries in Lewiston and Auburn and the people who worked in them. Explore the expanded Museum Shop that offers gifts ranging from the historical to the whimsical. 

Current Exhibit: Covering the Nation: The Art of the Bates Bedspread through April 2017.  The exhibit brings together a remarkable array of never before exhibited examples of the world famous Bates bedspreads from the Museum's impressive collection. Curated by textile historian Jacqueline Fields. 

For more information call (207) 333-3881 or go to Museum L-A's Facebook page.