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Saco Museum

Address: 371 Main Street, Saco, ME 04072
Phone Number: (207) 283-3861
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Ranked #5 of 6 Attractions in Saco
Type: Museums
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English first
New York City, New York
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

There are several full length portraits done by John Brewster, a deaf itinerant painter who worked in the mid 1800s. Magnificent! The museum is very small but it has some very wonderful items in its collection. There is a huge set of Spode grey/brown transferware to die for.

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Plattsburgh, New York
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31 reviews 31 reviews
4 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

This place is filled with so much information for its size! Bonus, the big gallery switches out exhibits every 8 months so there is always something new.

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Boston, MA.
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32 reviews 32 reviews
3 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

On a rainy day, we were at the Saco Library when the librarian suggested that we stop by the museum next door. As luck would have it, we stopped by just after 5PM and discovered that there was no entry fee that evening. We saw a wonderful exhibit of Victorian times, including furnishings of all rooms in the average home,... More 

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Portland, Maine, United States
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52 reviews 52 reviews
8 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

For a small museum, the Saco Museum has a lot to offer. The special exhibits are unique and well-displayed, and the permanent exhibits are interesting. The museum shop offers old and new books, as well as unique gift items.

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Falmouth, Maine, United States
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

Wow - Stumbled upon an AMAZING special show of scores of samplers made by Maine schoolgirls, assembled from other museums and private collectors. It closes early March, so hustle to Saco, pronto, if you love needlework. Or order the catalog, which is thick and fabulous and juicy......

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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

If you enjoy learning about the region you are living in or visiting, the Saco Museum is an excellent place to visit. It is convenient, right on route 1, small enough to enjoy without becoming overwhelmed, and a schedule of events that allows many returns.

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franklin, pa 16323
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

This is a nice, small museum with artifacts and history of the area. It has a small entry fee,but had 3 floors of nicely displayed points and people of interest. The staff was very kind and helpful with answering questions and we could browse at our leisure. We were given a pamphlet that had maps of all 3 floors and... More 

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