Museums and Historic Sites

Museums and Historic Sites in Maine's Lakes and Mountains

Maine's Lakes and Mountains region is steeped in the past—from outdoor heritage to inventors or native culture. In every corner of the region there are way to discover its historic roots that streatch out to the rest of the state, the countr, even the world.

Bethel’s National Historic District

Broad & Church Street, Bethel | 800-824-2910

Maine Forestry Museum

221 Stratton Road (Rt. 16), Rangeley | 207-864-3939

Maine Mineral & Gem Museum

Main Street, Bethel | 207-824-3030

McLaughlin Garden & Homestead

97 Main Street, South Paris | 207-743-8820

Museum L-A

35 Canal Street, Bates Mill Complex, Lewiston | 207-333-3881

Museums of the Bethel Historical Society

10 Broad Street, Bethel | 207-824-2908

Nowetah’s American Indian Museum

2 Colegrove Road (Rt. 27), New Portland | 207-246-2271

Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum

Corner of Rt. 4 and Rt. 16, Oquossoc | 207-864-3091

Poland Spring Museums

37 Preservation Way, Poland Spring | 207-998-4142

Rangeley History Museum

Main Street, Rangeley | 207-864-2333

Rufus Porter Museum

67 North High Street, Bridgton | 207-647-2828

Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village

707 Shaker Road (Rt. 26), New Gloucester | 207-926-4597

Sandy River & Rangeley Lakes Railroad Museum

128 Bridge Street, Phillips, Operates Seasonally

Ski Museum of Maine

265 Main Street, Kingfield | 207-246-2271

Songo Locks

Route 302/The Causeway, Naples

Stanley Museum

40 School Street, Kingfield | 207-265-2729

Washburn Norlands Living History Center

290 Norlands Road, Livermore | 207-897-4366

Wilhelm Reich Museum

at Orgonon, Dodge Pond Road, Rangeley | 207-864-3443

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