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Owls Head Transportation Museum

117 Museum Street, Owls Head, ME 04854
207-594-4418
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Ranked #1 of 5 attractions in Owls Head
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums, Specialty Museums
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: Antique planes and cars are on display.
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Chisholm, Minnesota
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

This is a very fun place to visit in Owl's Head. They have old airplanes, steam engines, antique cars, a gypsy caravan, and even stagecoaches! But there is one thing that will make your vacation-- riding in the 1915 Model T! That was an unforgettable experience. The driver was friendly, informative, and entertaining. Definitely stop here! It's well worth the... More

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MDI, ME
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

The Owls Head Transportation Museum is a place that has wonderful exhibits of cars, trains, airplanes, engines, and other things associated with transportation. They have many events during the season, and their air show, in my opinion, is one of the best. They usually have some older bi-planes which are interesting to check out. They have an outstanding glider exhibition.... More

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Brookfield, Canada
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95 reviews 95 reviews
17 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

this was a really good event with lots to look at and friendly atmosphere . the plane show was a plus with the car show.

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maine
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51 reviews 51 reviews
9 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This was a fun museum with great period cars. Got to ride the Model T too. I wish there had been a tour of some sort to give a bit more background on some which might have had interesting stories/histories. For kids, it might have also been a better learning opportunity and more fun to have some interactive activities.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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86 reviews 86 reviews
23 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This is a fantastic venue just about 3 miles south of Rockland. You'll find way more than you expect here....really, really old cars (dating back to pre-1900), Offenhauser style racers, a few pre-Nascar track cars, and a bunch og MG's. Woodies? Got 'em. Rolls. Yup. Crosleys. ...and more. Aviation enthusiasts won't be disappointed, as this place is actually 'on" an... More

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kalamazoo
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Everything has been said about this museum and it's all true. I just want to add my respect for the museum staff and the volunteers. They go out of there way every minute to make your trip more enjoyable.

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Sydney, Australia
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314 attraction reviews
269 helpful votes 269 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

You have to take a ride in the Model T Ford. It's a hoot. I liked the mix of eras and modes. This is a well loved museum for a reason. A definite Rockland must-do.

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Boston
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I'll be honest, I was NOT looking forward to coming here. I have about zero interest in cars, trucks, engines, or planes. I mainly went because my five year old boy loves all those things. However, this museum makes even the most ambivalent attendee interested (and my kid was absolutely enthralled). There are working displays and active restorations of cars... More

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Milford, New Hampshire
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

THIS WAS more than I expected. I have been to old truck shows before but this was much more, the museum has power, flight, racing, bicycles, fire trucks, wagons and much more

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Waterbury, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We were in Owls Head to visit a local boat builder and he suggested we see Owls Head and he was right, We were there for a vintage plane show and since I work at Pratt & Whitney I was in second heaven...real close to first. It was fantastic, music , planes, old cars and food. What a way to... More

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