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“Surprisingly diverse for a mall town mueseum”
Review of Wilson Museum

Wilson Museum
Ranked #2 of 13 things to do in Castine
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Owner description: Outstanding collection on cultural development from prehistory to local history. Open May 27-September 30; Monday-Friday, 10am-5pm; Saturday & Sunday, 2-5pm. John Perkins House (historic home with guided tours) and Blacksmith Shop (working smithy); open July & August, Wednesdays & Sundays, 2-5pm.
Reviewed August 21, 2012

An eclectic collection. working blacksmith, old funeral sleds, working fireplace kitchen, lovely views. On the waterfront.

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Reviewed August 17, 2012

The history of this family and their "Darwinian" explorations is fascinating. The collection is surprisingly large and diverse, and very well presented.

Thank newfun
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Reviewed August 3, 2012

A family that traveled and saved what they found. Their collection is neatly displayed inside and the docents are very knowledgeable.

Thank Mckmaine
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Reviewed July 16, 2012

A private collector's treasure trove gathered from personal travels around the world. Very interesting and beautitfully displayed!

Thank girlinthemoon57_12
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Reviewed July 1, 2012

A delightful pot-pourri of native crafts from Africa, North and Central America, and the South Pacific, together with treasures of local history, antique tools, carvings, and well-displayed minerals. Perhaps not worth a special trip of 100 miles but certainly not to be missed if you're anywhere nearby!

Thank FinickyTravelers
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