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Joshua L. Chamberlain Museum

226 Maine St, Brunswick, ME 04011-3303
+1 207-729-6606
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Informative and enjoyable

We enjoyed a wonderful tour of the Joshua Chamberlain museum. Our tour guide was very... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2016
Barbara B
Fascinating Tour

The Joshua Chamberlain Museum honors the life of one of Maine's most distinguished citizens. We had... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2016
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The home of the former governor of Maine and president of Bowdoin College.
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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226 Maine St, Brunswick, ME 04011-3303
+1 207-729-6606
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

We enjoyed a wonderful tour of the Joshua Chamberlain museum. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and encouraged questions. We never felt rushed. If you are a history buff, don't miss this stop.

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 7 September 2016

The Joshua Chamberlain Museum honors the life of one of Maine's most distinguished citizens. We had an excellent docent. He was well-informed and enthusiastic and told the story of how Chamberlain made the transition from Bowdoin professor to self-taught Union general. Well worth a stop...More

Thank sptravelers5
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Nice step back in history. Ted was very knowledgeable and willing to answer many questions. Wonderful trip for a cloudy day. Like history came alive. Went on to see Chamberlain's burial site.

Thank Carol J
Reviewed 4 September 2016

The house and artifacts here are all arranged in tribute to one man - J L Chamberlain - and if his life and history interest you then this is a perfect spot. More casual travelers may have a hard time getting engaged with the long...More

Thank lupaglupa
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Fabulous little museum! I wasn't really sure what to expect but my expectations were surpassed. Our tour guide was very informative and knowledgeable. You could tell he was very passionate about what he does. To see the changes the house has gone through was remarkable....More

Thank AIricka20
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Very interesting. The tours are one hour and if I did not have children with me I might have gone around for a second hour. Very informative and interesting.

1  Thank Titus T
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Very well done look at history of a USA civil war General who made history on the battlefield and off

Thank Vaughn S
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

I have been a half dozen times in 10 years, and every time I go I learn something new. Docents are very knowledgeable and willing to answer questions. Difficult access to top floor for mobility impaired, but that's understandable.

Thank judimama04011
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Dan was our tour guide and he had a wealth of knowledge about the house, history, family. The tour and background stories were amazing.

Thank LisaM7777
Reviewed 26 June 2016

In the very best sense of the word and worth a trip whether you're visiting Brunswick, the Great State of Maine or maybe even live here, as we do. What are we as a people and as Americans without our history? Answer: Nothing. And a...More

1  Thank theghostwriter
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7 October 2016|
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Response from judimama04011 | Reviewed this property |
Seasonal. After Columbus day they are only open Friday and Saturday 10 to 4 and Sunday 1 to 4. Close for the year on November 13th.
Bob J
8 April 2015|
Response from KittyRoadWarrior |
Yes! Please call us at the Chamberlain Museum to inquire on our current museum shop stock.