$2 First Friday at the Children’s Museum 1/4 from 5-8pm!
Open the first Friday night of each month from 5-8pm, year round. Admission on First Friday night is $2 per person (members and children under... Read More
Sunday 7/28 is Maine Open Farm Day: Admission to 60+ farms FREE!
Open Farm Day is an annual family adventure in which farms throughout all 16 counties open their gates to offer the public an opportunity to... Read More
Historic New England Open House – all museums FREE all day this Saturday 6/2!
For over one hundred years, Historic New England has served as the region’s storyteller, opening its doors to share four centuries of New England home... Read More
FREE admission to 20+ local venues during Portland’s First Friday Art Walk this 3/1!
Portland’s First Friday Art Walk is the state of Maine’s largest free monthly cultural event! Every first Friday of the month from 5:00pm-8:00pm, the featured... Read More
Choo Choo! The Ice Cream Train is coming to the Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Museum!
What’s better than an ice cream truck? An ice cream train! Choo Choo! Our popular Ice Cream Train returns select Friday evenings this summer. Enjoy... Read More
Story Time at Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Museum is back every Thursday morning!
Yay, the Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Museum Story Time is back! Join them for a reading of a children’s book (or two!) along with children’s... Read More
Every Sunday: Skyline’s Farm’s special exhibit “Recollections: Horse & Buggy Days”!
Skyline Farm Carriage Museum’s current exhibit “Child Size Vehicles: From the Sublime to the Ridiculous” highlights horse sized vehicles next to their smaller counterparts built... Read More
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day events at the Children’s Museum 1/21!
Join the Children’s Museum on Monday to celebrate the life of Martin Luther King Jr. through fun programs and lessons perfect for the whole family!... Read More
2017 Smithsonian Museum Day 9/23! Get free tickets to your fave museums!
Museum Day Live! is an annual event hosted by Smithsonian Media in which participating museums across the country open their doors for free to anyone... Read More
Go back in time with a Shaker Village and Museum tour! Kids only $2!
The Shaker Museum is pleased to offer visitors guided tours of the premises at the Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village. These tours provide valuable insights into... Read More
Free admission (for moms) and special Mother’s Day activities at The Children’s Museum on 5/14!
The Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine is celebrating Mother’s Day right! Moms and Grandmoms can enjoy free admission along with a few special holiday... Read More
Free “Play Our Way: Sensory Saturday” Autism Program at the Children’s Museum 3/18!
Experience the Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine during a low-key, inclusive playtime for children with sensory integration challenges. This Saturday, play in their exhibits... Read More
April School Vacation Family Days– fun all week at the PMA!
April School Vacation Week at the PMA is all about learning and experiencing art through game-playing. Choose from their array of interactive prompts and non-competitive... Read More
Museum of African Culture
The Museum of African Culture was founded by Oscar Mokeme and Art Aleshire August 8, 1998 in Portland Maine. It is the only institution in... Read More
Desert of Maine
Geologists have established that a glacier that slid through the area 11,000 years ago-at the end of the last Ice Age or Pleistocene Period –... Read More
Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village and Museum
Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village is an active community of Shakers and a working farm. It is the only active and functioning Shaker Community in the... Read More
Children’s Museum and Theater of Maine
Located in the Arts District of downtown Portland, the Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine features a wide variety of interactive exhibits and activities for... Read More
Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad and Museum
The Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Company & Museum is dedicated to the preservation of Maine’s two-foot gauge railways for the education and enjoyment of the... Read More
Portland Head Light
Portland Head Light is housed inside Fort Williams Park, which is open year round from sunrise to sunset. There is no admission fee. The lighthouse... Read More
Portland Museum of Art
The PMA provides families with the tools to experience the museum, navigate the gallery spaces, and try out unique approaches to looking at the art... Read More
Portland Observatory and Museum
Since 1807, the Portland Observatory has offered spectacular views of Portland’s busy harbor and served as a beloved symbol of the city’s rich maritime heritage.... Read More
Umbrella Cover Museum
NEWS FLASH!!! – WORLD RECORD ACHIEVED!!!! The Guinness World Record for the most umbrella Covers – 730 – is now held by Nancy 3. HOffman,... Read More
Seashore Trolley Museum
The Seashore Trolley Museum was founded in 1939 with one open trolley car, No. 31 from the Biddeford & Saco Railroad Company. Over the years... Read More
Portland Harbor Museum
Founded in 1987, Portland Harbor Museum is an exciting place to explore and celebrate the rich maritime history of Portland Harbor. Located on the South... Read More
Maine Cryptozoology Museum
cryp·to·zo·ol·o·gy: the study of and search for animals and especially legendary animals (as Sasquatch) usually in order to evaluate the possibility of their existence Ours... Read More
Maine Historical Society Museum
The MHS Museum features changing exhibitions and programs spanning more than five centuries of Maine life. Drawing from the extensive collections of the Maine Historical... Read More
Skyline Farm and Carriage Museum
Visits to Skyline Farm in North Yarmouth offer families affordable opportunities to: * share hands-on history at events and exhibitions featuring one of the most... Read More