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Owls Head Transportation Museum

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117 Museum Street, Owls Head, ME 04854
+1 207-594-4415
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History on Display

I drove here form Glen, N.H. and it was well worth the trip. Exceptional display of planes, old... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
PrescottLawrenceSr
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Grayson, Georgia
Educational and perfect for the transporation minded person!

Excellent selection of old vehicles including bicycles, motorcycles, you name it. We went during a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Momof2inMaine
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Central Maine
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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 some of New England's premiere collections.
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  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“old cars” (32 reviews)
“air show” (9 reviews)
“gypsy wagon” (14 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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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"all ages"
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"mint condition"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I drove here form Glen, N.H. and it was well worth the trip. Exceptional display of planes, old cars, bicycles,wagons and more. I took lots of pictures but failed to use my flash on some and they did not show well. Flash is a must....More

Thank PrescottLawrenceSr
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent selection of old vehicles including bicycles, motorcycles, you name it. We went during a special event which was the muscle car show, got there before noon and immediately headed outside to the see the muscle cars on display. Very disappointing as by 12:30, the...More

Thank Momof2inMaine
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome car and plane museum. They have a kids play section with a train table and vehicles the kids can climb on. A must see if you are in the area.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to visit here on a wet day. We ended up spending over three hours in the museum. Fun and educational. So glad we went.

Thank Jean W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there not knowing what we'd see and were very impressed with the extensive collection of transportation items-from the earliest times to present day. There is even an activity area for small children who visit. The variety of automobiles is amazing and everything is...More

Thank Helene C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good place for a car buff, we enjoyed the cars and planes and the displays. There is a small child play area

Thank RD03875
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Wow. We were amazed by how much this museum encompasses. From the engine room to the classic motorcycles, this museum is packed with history and vehicles. There are several very good short videos to watch which add to ones understanding of how far transportation has...More

Thank coldmtn
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Reviewed June 4, 2018

Getting back to the Transportation Museum after a year or so, we weren't disappointed...lots of great stuff to see and appreciate, including some classic old Packards and Cadillacs, MGs, a full-scale Wright Brothers aircraft, World War I fighters and last but not least the Energy...More

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Reviewed June 2, 2018

The museum is filled with not only all forms of transportation but also beautifully restored items. Motors and engines are displayed and exhibited to showcase their design. Race winners, pioneers and famous designers are also presented. Some areas we found especially interesting was the electrical...More

Thank Michael R
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Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

I’ve never been a big fan of airplanes or cars or things like that. I once visited the Owls Head Transportation Museum when I was in grade school (about 20 years ago) and I don’t remember much from it. My partner and I decided to...More

Thank sftblldiva25
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Nancy O
October 13, 2015|
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Hi there, While we offer a comprehensive food vending service during our special events, we do not offer year-round food service in the Museum. Expanding our concession offerings is something that we are reviewing as we... More
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Joanne G
April 6, 2015|
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Response from Jenna L | Property representative |
Hi Joanne, Thanks for your inquiry! Our Museum is indeed wheelchair friendly. We have loaner wheelchairs for guests as well. Please let me know if there is anything else I can help you with. Best, Jenna Lookner Public... More
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