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Stanley Museum

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Fun learning experience!

The Stanley brothers were amazing inventors that need more people to appreciate their genius... read more

Reviewed July 17, 2018
Caren L
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Mundelein, Illinois
Good Story Telling

This is a modest museum, but it tells the story splendidly. Kingfield is justifiably proud of its... read more

Reviewed July 12, 2018
POACA
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Maine
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A museum that celebrates the inventions of the Stanley family, including an exhibit of The Stanley Steamer, an 1899 horseless carriage and early automobile.
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School Street, Kingfield, ME 04947
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+1 207-265-2729
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Reviewed July 17, 2018

The Stanley brothers were amazing inventors that need more people to appreciate their genius. Photography was changed by their creativity. Later in life they made cars out of horse drawn carriages. Stop by this jewel of a museum.

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Reviewed July 12, 2018

This is a modest museum, but it tells the story splendidly. Kingfield is justifiably proud of its connection to the Stanley family. Highlights of this museum are the four Steamers (cars, if you don't know) and the art of sister Chansonetta. If you are in...More

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Reviewed October 2, 2017

Lots of interesting things to learn here about an inventive family. Well worth the stop in Kingfield!

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Reviewed September 27, 2017

To escape the Florida heat, We went to Maine to stay on a mountaintop, and see the fall. But Maine was having its own record -setting heat and the place we rented had no a/c. (Why would it? This was Maine, on a mountain, in...More

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Reviewed June 17, 2017

I had a very informative tour of the museum from a docent. Great story about the Stanley brothers and their endeavors throughout their lives. It is worth a visit to learn this slice of Americana.

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Reviewed March 1, 2017

Just by chance we drove by this museum. A very friendly lady showed us around. Great to see those historic automobiles. Lots of information on the technique of the steam driven engines. A must see for fans!

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Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

This museum is dedicated to F.O. & F.E. Stanley and the famous Stanley Steamer Automobile. There are great examples of the car itself as well as the history of the Stanley family and how they made their fortune in photography.

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Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

This museum is very interesting, senior fee was $3. Didn't know much about Stanley Steamer Car until now. The Stanly brothers where twins and work together on developing the steam engine that went into the cars. They built 11000 of them but there are only...More

Thank Ran120
Reviewed August 10, 2016

This small museum has many interesting items about the Stanley family and especially, the Stanley Steamer automobile. There are also many fascinating photos throughout the exhibit.

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Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

Driving by saw it an stopped as we are traveling. Antique cars are gorgeous the staff super knowledgeable and friendly lots of cool info on family and how they lived and worked . Sign the guest book. Donations welcome

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oquossoc
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i need to know if a person who is confined to a wheelchair has access to the museum.
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