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Rangeley Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum

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Honeymoon Surprise

On our honeymoon in the Rangeley area, we happened upon the museum one beautiful afternoon... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
autumneldar
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Plainville, Massachusetts
A step back in time to yesteryear

From the moment you walk in the door and enter the restored hunters cabin plucked from deep in the... read more

Reviewed August 31, 2018
BauderAudio
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Horsham, Pennsylvania
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maine 17, Rangeley ME, Oquossoc, Rangeley, ME 04970
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On our honeymoon in the Rangeley area, we happened upon the museum one beautiful afternoon. Immediately, upon opening the front door, we were greeted by their most gracious host, Zeke. Zeke saw to it that my wife and I were properly introduced to the Manager...More

Thank autumneldar
Bill P, Executive Director at Rangeley Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Autumn, Congratulations again on your marriage and thank you for the touching review. Nick is terrific and serves as our Assistant Director. Zeke is a "volunteer", although somewhat of a "captive" one as he is my constant companion and my non-winter months are largely...More

Reviewed August 31, 2018

From the moment you walk in the door and enter the restored hunters cabin plucked from deep in the woods and rebuilt in the museum you get a real sense of what life was like a 100 years ago. Living and working off the land...More

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Bill P, Manager at Rangeley Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded September 2, 2018

Thank You it was a pleasure to host you

Reviewed August 21, 2018

The museum displayed an original trapper’s cabin and local artifacts. It gave our daughters a good sense of what life was like in the region years ago.

Thank MichelleElizabeth1
Bill P, Executive Director at Rangeley Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks again for coming!!!!

Reviewed August 20, 2018

We went in on the advice of a friend, but we are not really hunting or fishing enthusiasts, We thoroughly enjoyed our visit! There are so many interesting artifacts and displays of the "heyday" of Rangeley.

Thank Everyboysmomma
Bill P, Executive Director at Rangeley Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for your kind review! Come back again soon. Every year we install new exhibits and artifacts!

Reviewed August 6, 2018

Great museum documenting the historic sporting traditions of the area. Lots of photos, antique Rangeley boats' fly fishing and hunting gear, trapping gear, stories about many local figures. My favorite was the antique working silk fly line weaving machine. Be sure to ask for a...More

Thank jmaceachra
Bill P, Executive Director at Rangeley Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Much appreciated. It was a joy to host you...Thank You!

Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

A great museum that captures the history of sporting in the Rangeley area. Hits hunting, fishing, boating, and many other topics

Thank rayv22
Bill P, Executive Director at Rangeley Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Please come back again. Next year we'll have some great new stories to illustrate and tell!

Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

Nick was a super tour guide, great guy Great visit to the museum. Loved my stay in Maine. David from Ireland.

Thank David W
Bill P, Executive Director at Rangeley Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Top O the Mornin' to you and thanks for coming! Nick does do a great job and has a wonderful passion for sharing history. Ireland Forever!

Reviewed July 2, 2018

very friendly staff, very nice set up and very informative. not a fisherman or a hunter but still found it interesting to learn about the area.

Thank Teresa B
Bill P, Executive Director at Rangeley Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank You so much!

Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

This was a great place to visit. We got a discount from the gentleman at the door for our party of 6 and want to say thank you again. We enjoyed the visit and we learned and saw a great amount of history.

Thank James M
Bill P, Executive Director at Rangeley Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It was our pleasure. Thanks so much for coming and come back soon. Plenty of new exhibits and artifacts to be shared in 2019!

Reviewed June 10, 2018

Raine or shine, an incredibly interesting place. Inexpensive, too. There are unique displays all over the place.

Thank Mikey371
Bill P, Executive Director at Rangeley Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you kindly and please comeback again!

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