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Owls Head Transportation Museum

Opens in 23 min: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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A wonderful way to spend an afternoon

They is one of the finest museums that I have been in in ages. The antique motorcycles, the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Wahoo428
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Augusta, Georgia
Fantastic find!,,,

Just loved this place! Well worth a visit. Great history and great samples of transportation. I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hightechgal
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Norwood
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Featuring a world-class, operating collection of antique ground vehicles, engines and aircraft the Owls Head Transportation Museum is open seven days a week, year-round. Exhibits include "Faster: The Quest for Speed" featuring racing vehicles from...more
Opens in 23 min
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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117 Museum Street, Owls Head, ME 04854
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+1 207-594-4415
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Reviewed 5 days ago

They is one of the finest museums that I have been in in ages. The antique motorcycles, the antique cars and airplanes are a sight to behold. They are in pristine condition and are constantly working on new exhibits. The race cars are amazing and...More

Thank Wahoo428
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just loved this place! Well worth a visit. Great history and great samples of transportation. I particularly liked the section on “Women who dared”, Hats off to those ladies who were ahead if their time. The cars were spectacular and well maintained. Even the brief...More

Thank Hightechgal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were surprised on how big this place is. We were there for a couple of hours. We did get a little disappointed because they were setting up for an auction that weekend and they shut everything down in the engine room and blocked off...More

Thank bobbieh901
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a rainy afternoon in the small town of Camden Maine, it was suggested that we take a a 30 minute ride into Owls Head. My initial thought was that I would be bored while my husband would be thrilled. The museum is small but...More

Thank CGG326
Reviewed October 12, 2018

There is a lot more than cars in this museum It takes about 2 hours to go through it and was very interesting. Seniors pay $10 to get in. No restaurant on sight but nice clean bathrooms.

Thank Dar S
Reviewed October 1, 2018

This is a 'transportation' museum; meaning there are more than cars. It does have an interesting collection of autos and an equally interesting collection of early aircraft; all in a first class facility. While it is in a bit of an out of the way...More

Thank dtgtyo
Reviewed September 30, 2018

I visited the museum with a group from our cruise ship and had John (Mac) McComb as our guide. Mac knew all about the displays and made it a very entertaining visit for us all. His extensive background in racing and knowledge of the cars...More

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Reviewed September 27, 2018

I like this museum because they really use the exhibits. In the summer they fly the planes, drive the cars and have an activity every weekend including workshops and activites for the kids. There are also lots of other attractions and activites in the area.

Thank Philip M
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

Incredible collection of cars, motorcycles and other modes of transportation. We'll worth the price of admission. Don't miss this museum.

Thank JonH652
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

Extensive collection of planes and vehicles. Don't miss the Pocock rowing shell in the hallway by the restrooms .

Thank TomH755
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September 15, 2018|
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Response from LonestarSpartan | Reviewed this property |
Good question. I submitted a request to update it to the correct number. Thanks for noticing that.
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August 11, 2018|
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Yes. Credit cards are accepted. Additionally, there is a choice of payment when there are events. During a special event, the first outdoor booth accepts cash. The second outdoor booth accepts credit cards.
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Schooner bay another cab company
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