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Address: 45 Seashore Ave, Peaks Island, ME
Phone Number: 207-766-3330
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very well done, professionl quality

many historic artifacts and professional staff, clean well-run, i9ncludes all of islands history including world war two. clean, easy to follow

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 27, 2013
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Groveland, Massachusetts
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Groveland, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

many historic artifacts and professional staff, clean well-run, i9ncludes all of islands history including world war two. clean, easy to follow

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Jupiter, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

I wish I had spent more time, but an afternoon rain came up, and we had to catch the ferry. This seemed like one of those places which seem simple, but can stand up to some digging around. I would have loved to check out the personal accounts in the library. Obviously well-cared for in a beautiful location, it is... More 

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Peaks Island, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

Don't expect your visit to be only exhibits relating to the 5th Maine during the Civil War. The museum also tells the story about Peaks Island during WWII. Much to learn and see. If you can peg down the Curator you'll learn every detail. She is a born and bred Peaks Islander.

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boston,ma.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

While on our walk around the island with some friends we visited the 5th to show them the civil war memorabilia they have on display. The woman running the museum then brought us upstairs and we told us a detailed history of the island. You wouldn't think a small unassuming island would have such such a fascinating history, but between... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012

We arrived here by peaks island tours via golf cart great tour and history of the island, apparently owners are the same and a must do when on the island

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Claremont, New Hampshire, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

Stop here first when going to Peaks Island before biking around. It's neat to actually walk around one of the old houses, get a complete history of the island. All for a suggested $5 donation.

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