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Owls Head Transportation Museum

117 Museum Street, Owls Head, ME 04854
+1 207-594-4418
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A Gem

Someone recommended this place and gave it very high marks so we decided to check it out on a rainy... read more

Reviewed September 18, 2016
missqueenie
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Whiteland, IN
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Outstanding with something for all ages

Really nice museum with planes and cars that are beautifully restored. The volunteer staff has... read more

Reviewed September 15, 2016
slsgo
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Fort Myers, Florida
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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. Visit to see the collection or plan to attend one of our fantastic summer events where collection pieces are demonstrated for the public.
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“car show” (9 reviews)
“vintage cars” (12 reviews)
“on display” (14 reviews)
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117 Museum Street, Owls Head, ME 04854
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Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

Someone recommended this place and gave it very high marks so we decided to check it out on a rainy morning. What a pleasant surprise. This museum is well thought out and kept up. It has some fascinating exhibits and I highly recommend.

Thank missqueenie
Reviewed September 15, 2016

Really nice museum with planes and cars that are beautifully restored. The volunteer staff has many interesting facts that they share that make this museum come alive. There is something of interest for everyone. Very glad we stopped.

Thank slsgo
Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Great display of variety of transportation items. Plenty of room to move around very clean and informative

Thank morsut1
Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

There is so much to see here that one couldn't possibly explain it all in one single review. If you are nearby you simply must drop everything and visit this museum Perhaps my favorite exhibit was the Corliss Steam Engine with its massive 16 foot...More

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed September 10, 2016

A very large, varied, attractive museum... In the middle of nowhere. Very high quality. Great for a large party. If you are an old car of plane aficionado go out of your way.

1  Thank JEnriquez
Reviewed September 7, 2016

The Vintage motorcycle meet was fantastic. There were so many good looking bikes to see. The air show was a pleasant plus. The museum is wonderful. A must see for all ages.

1  Thank Clarinda T
Reviewed August 24, 2016

Our annual "must visit" place on the Maine Mid-Coast is this museum, especially in August for their annual fly and drive in. This year we saw a P-51 Mustang WWII fighter plane in the sky and on the ground, close up, as well as the...More

1  Thank Larry B
Reviewed August 24, 2016

This museum is more then your average museum! It is a place for all ages. The history in this museum is fascinating and very informative. This is also a museum you can back to visit and find something new. This is a must museum of...More

1  Thank HowieL23
Reviewed August 24, 2016

Beautiful museum with a large colection of antique automobiles. For me the highlight was the aviation collection including thecWright brothers plane. Having recently read Davd McCullough's book The Wright Brothers, it really brought it to life. A great rainy day activity. Also has nter actve...More

1  Thank dirma
Reviewed August 23, 2016

A stunning collection of cars, trucks, motor bikes, airplanes and machinery from distant days. Each item is in fantastic condition and what variety! I found the airplane exhibits especially fascinating particularly the earliest. Loved the one with actual feathers. Spent a great 3 hours there...More

1  Thank dave R
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Nancy O
Is food available here?
October 13, 2015|
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Response from mainecoastgal | Property representative |
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
is this museum wheelchair friendly?
April 6, 2015|
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Response from mainecoastgal | 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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