Montpelier (General Henry Knox Museum)
After Henry Knox served as ours country`s Secretary of War for ten years he retired from the military and moved his family to none other than Thomaston Maine in 1795. He thrived at this home until he died in 1806 from apparently chocking on a chicken bone. This incredible 19 room mansion including an amazing flying staircase is a great site to see. Open for tours Tuesday-Saturday.
Location: 30 High Street, Thomaston, ME
Phone: (207) 354-8062
Owls Head Transportation Museum
The Owls Head Transportation Museum has one of the finest collections of pioneer-era aircraft and automobiles in the world. More than 100 historic aircraft, automobiles, bicycles, carriages and engines are on permanent display. It's worth a look!
Location: 117 Museum St., Owls Head, ME 04854
Phone: (207) 594-4418
Coastal Children's Museum
Dedicated to providing children ages 2 to 9 and their families the opportunity to explore, discover and learn, through play about the natural world, the arts and sciences and the diversity of Maine's Coast. In the same building as the Coastal Children's Museum is the Sail, Power and Steam Museum which is also a neat place to check out.
Location: 75 Mechanic St., Snow Marine Park, Rockland, Maine
Phone: 207-385- 1105
Farnsworth Art Museum
The Farnsworth Art Museum offers a nationally recognized collection of works from many of America's greatest artists. With 20,000 square feet of gallery space and over 10,000 works in the collection, there is always something new on view at the Farnsworth. The museum has one of the nation`s largest collections of works by sculptor Louise Nevelson. Its Wyeth Center features works of Andrew, N.C. and Jamie Wyeth.
Location: 16 Museum Street, Rockland, ME 04841
Phone: (207) 596-6457