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Owls Head Transportation Museum

117 Museum Street, Owls Head, ME 04854
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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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Augusta ME
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103 reviews 103 reviews
24 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

A great visit anytime but the events are really exceptional. We attended the foriegn auto festival and as usual there were many great cars that came. The highpoint was the MG exibit in the museum. Did you know MG made a saloon, town car and other large cars? I didn't but they were on display as well as the roadsters... More

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Mill Valley, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

What a super collection of both land and air vehicles. From the replica Benz Motorwagen to the replica Wright Brother's plan to modern day racing cars and planes, this museum has much to offer. There is a display about the different types of motors, too, with great explanations as well. On nice days, you can even go for a ride... More

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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

If you are interested in the history of transportation, old cars and old planes, than this is the place for you. So many interesting things to see! The signs gave good information about the historical significance of the vehicles. The museum was very neatly arranged. All of the people who worked there were friendly and clearly passionate about what they... More

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Peterborough, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Was informed about this museum when in St. Andrews New Brunswick. Made my way down just to see this place. Glad I did. The museum has plenty of parking space and is located in a nice area away from town. The museum has an array of cars, motorcycles and planes as well as some wagons. There is also an area... More

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Saint-Georges, Quebec, Canada
18 reviews 18 reviews
13 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

The museum was our first stop of our trip on the east coast. I found this musem when looking for attraction on trip advisor. It was better than expected. A lot of cars, motocycles, race cars, old planes, etc. We were very surprise when someone came and ask if we want to do a ride. "A ride of ?" In... More

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Chisholm, Minnesota
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

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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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

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
40 helpful votes 40 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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Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
9 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 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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93 reviews 93 reviews
25 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 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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