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Cole Land Transportation Museum

405 Perry Rd, Bangor, ME 04401-6725
+1 207-990-3600
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Learning about the History and Culture of Maine by Looking at Transportation Designs

Parking is available for RVs. If you are accessing a stroller or wheelchair, you will be able to... read more

Reviewed today
PaleoGypsy
via mobile
Excellent!

Great place! Lots of wheels 😉. Old trains, plows, carriages, trucks,sleds and many other items... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Michelle R
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Museum dedicated to preserving and displaying Maine's land transportation equipment.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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405 Perry Rd, Bangor, ME 04401-6725
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+1 207-990-3600
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"military history"
in 8 reviews
"covered bridge"
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"snow removal"
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"amazing collection"
in 7 reviews
"all ages"
in 14 reviews
"farm equipment"
in 5 reviews
"old cars"
in 5 reviews
"post office"
in 4 reviews
"horse drawn"
in 4 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 7 reviews
"full size"
in 3 reviews
"on display"
in 8 reviews
"we spent hours"
in 3 reviews
"the staff was super friendly"
in 3 reviews
"military items"
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"great history"
in 6 reviews
"off the highway"
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Reviewed today via mobile

Parking is available for RVs. If you are accessing a stroller or wheelchair, you will be able to view most of the displays. I observed a non-ambulatory guest moving around with a great amount of ease. The bathrooms are clean. A small gift shop is...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great place! Lots of wheels 😉. Old trains, plows, carriages, trucks,sleds and many other items from the past. Picture walls were very interesting. Amazing to see how life used to be! Definitely worth another visit in the future!

Thank Michelle R
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Reviewed 6 days ago

What a pleasant surprise, a walk down memory lane! We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to this museum. The vehicles, tools, uniforms, toys, testimonies, etc were so interesting. We enjoyed so many of the objects from history, especially the Maine train. Plan to spend 2-3 hours...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A great family adventure can be had here. Buy a little car for your kids from the souvenir store before you view the magnificent collection built with love from the family. Take your time because there are several little videos to watch, too. I look...More

Thank captgray2000
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Contains historic cars, trucks, railroad equipment, snow removal equipment, hearses and most other land based modes of transportation. More for adults than children. Prices are reasonable with a special for senior citizens.

Thank Edward N
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even though we had just visited a train museum a few days prior, my kids still loved this place. their collection was so unique and excellently displayed. I loved all the back stories you could read or listen to. We loved the song about the...More

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Reviewed June 12, 2018

Many museums lull me into a stupor. Not so here! Very well organized and many very unique vehicles and pieces of machinery & equipment. Engaging staff - most willing to contribute their knowledge to enrich your experience.

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Reviewed June 9, 2018

We were looking for something to do in Bangor while we were there for the night. This museum is so interesting, glad we went. The staff is friendly and the cost is very reasonable.

Thank LoveLifeToday1
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Reviewed June 1, 2018

This is the second time that I have been there in 10 years and it never gets old! So many great exhibits; snow plows, trains, trucks, hearses, etc. Bring your camera and wear a jacket, even in the summer because it is a bit chilly...More

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Reviewed May 26, 2018

It is easy to drive past this museum on your way to "more exciting" destinations. For years, we always wondered what was in it. After all, if you are taking the off ramp to 395, you can not miss the giant building, helicopter and tank!...More

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Danielle D
March 17, 2018|
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Response from Darcy F | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is an admission fee. Children under ninteen are free. AAA members pay $ 6.00. Adult admission is $ 7.00. 62 and over is $ 5.00. It is a wonderful musuem with lots of history. I hope you get a chance to check it... More
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mhugs370
June 20, 2016|
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Response from Jim N | Property representative |
No but there is a picnic area.
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