The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Seal Cove - 207-244-9242

At the Seal Cove Auto Museum you will find a wide variety of antique autos, from an 1899 DeDion Bouton to a 1924 Mercer, with a special emphasis on examples from the "Brass Era" (1895-1917). Many of these automobiles and motorcycles have been restored to world-class condition, while others remain in their original, unrestored condition. Antique car enthusiasts as well as those who simply enjoy cars from the past will delight in the beauty, mystery and romance of this unique collection. Open Memorial Day weekend through Columbus Day weekend, 10-5, seven days a week.

George B. Dorr Museum of Natural History
College of the Atlantic - Bar Harbor - 207-288-5395

The George B. Dorr Museum of Natural History investigates, interprets and displays the natural world of Maine. All exhibits are designed and produced by students at College of the Atlantic. The Museum is housed in the original headquarters of Acadia National Park, renovated and expanded to provide a unique site for exhibits, programs, and activities. The gift shop offeres a wonderful selection of books, gifts, toys and jewelry for children and adults related to the natural sciences.

Bar Harbor Whale Museum
52 West Street, Bar Harbor - 207-288-0288

The Bar Harbor Whale Museum is a collaboration of College of the Atlantic and the Bar Harbor Whale Watch Company. Established in 1991, our Museum has hosted literally hundreds of thousands of people and has displayed numerous exhibits about the Gulf of Maine and its life within. While our exhibits are centered on the understanding of marine mammals, they extend into all areas of the marine world. To ensure everyone has the opportunity to enjoy our displays and learn about the Gulf of Maine we charge no admission fee but gladly accept donations. We are a non-profit organization that exists strictly as a benefit and a learning platform for students, educators, and the greater public.

Abbe Museum - Maine Indian Heritage
Bar Harbor - 207-288-3519

The most fascinating journey in Bar Harbor begins at the Abbe Museum! Discover the story of the first people of Maine through exhibitions and programs that span 10,000 years of history, art and archaeology. Learn about the Native people of Maine today and enjoy their songs and stories, arts and crafts. Visit the Museum Shop for high quality gifts crafted by Maine Native people. Downtown museum: open May - November. Historic Abbe at Sieur de Monts Spring: open May - October. Admission charged.

PO Box 286, Bar Harbor, ME 04609

Oceanarium & Lobster Hatchery
Bar Harbor - 207-288-5005

Enjoy an up-close experience with marine life. At the oceanarium on Rt. 3 take a guided tour of a salt marsh and the Maine Lobster Museum. At the working lobster hatchery we take you on a fascinating tour to see mother lobsters & baby lobsters & the hatchery process. Combination tickets available. Group discounts and tours.

Rt. 3, Bar Harbor, ME 04609

Wendell Gilley Museum
Southwest Harbor - 207-244-7555

Discover where art and nature meet in Maine. The Gilley Museum is "for the birds" and more, with a diverse collection of bird carvings, changing art exhibits, natural history features, and hands-on programs. Bone up on field identification skills before birding in Acadia National Park, or whittle away a few hours in the carving workshop.

Corner of Main Street & Herrick Road, Southwest Harbor, Maine

Great Cranberry Island Historical Society - 207-244-7800

Our Cranberry House building, 1/3 mile down the road from the town dock, includes a Historical Museum, Cultural Center, Hitty Café, and a public trail to the sand beach in Whistler Cove. Browse museum exhibits showing the island's unique history. Open 10:30 - 3:30, every day (except July 4), mid-June through mid-September. Free admission, handicap accessible, public restroom.
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