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Bar Harbor Historical Society Museum

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Address: 33 Ledgelawn Avenue, Bar Harbor, ME
Phone Number: 207 288 3807
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Maine history revealed

We enjoyed our visit here while we visited the town of Bar harbor. It gives you a good overview of the history of this area.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2014
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Fairfax, Virginia
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Fairfax, Virginia
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273 reviews 273 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We enjoyed our visit here while we visited the town of Bar harbor. It gives you a good overview of the history of this area.

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Florida, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

A lovely museum with plenty of artifacts, pictures and articles about the history of Bar Harbor. The docents are knowledgeable and are ready to answer any question! I think I liked the old Bar Harbor better - now it's super commercial.

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Houston, Texas
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

We went there on our last day in Bar Harbor. My hubby, the History Buff, wanted to find out more about the fires that had destroyed much of the island in 1947 and I'm always interested in local stuff. Beautiful handmade laces and dresses donated by local families. Also a room with lots of scrapbooks & albums to poke through.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013 via mobile

Only open 1pm to 4pm. It is free, but you can leave a donation. Volunteers work their. Everyone is very nice. No pictures allowed. I was very interested in the fires of 1947. They had great first hand accounts of this event. I could have stayed all day but they have very short window. If you love local history, you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

The stained glass is on the second floor in what was the chapel when the original use of the building was a St. Edwards Convent built for The Holy Redeemer Catholic Church.This museum is easy to walk to. Down the street from the park and the library. For detailed information see their web site :http://www.barharborhistorical.org It is an easy walk... More 

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