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Nowetah's Indian Museum & Store

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Address: 2 Colegrove Rd, New Portland, ME 04961-3821
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Interesting spot to gain cultural insight and Maine history

I'm surprised that my family had never stopped here when I was growing up, but I'm glad I went when I was passing through the area in August. The museum area of the building is... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 September 2016
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

I'm surprised that my family had never stopped here when I was growing up, but I'm glad I went when I was passing through the area in August. The museum area of the building is small, but it's packed with artifacts, photos, and information. There are sections for indigenous groups from all over the world, but I was most interested... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Store is packed with some wonderful Indian crafts, that have been made or was used by fsmilys. Store sells usual shirts moccasins Indian jewelry dream catchers which his wife makes some stuff pricey but we'll made.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2015

For several years, I've heard about the wonders of Nowetah's Indian Museum & Store located in New Portland and wanted to visit. None of our party were disappointed! Although small in size, it's filled to overflowing with all sorts of artifacts, many of which are from Maine tribes. The basket room alone will take your breath away with its wide... More 

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Rangeley, Maine
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2015

Went on a drive to admire the fall foliage. Stopped in to this very nice location. I was impressed with the amount of Indian handmade arts & crafts on display. Tribes of Maine as well as from all parts of the US & Canada were represented. All were very clearly labeled with descriptive signs that gave you a feel for... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015

Worth stopping by to see the amazing, diverse and beautiful collection of baskets. There are also other artifacts. And the store has a variety of goods -- picked up several gifts.

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New England - USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2015

This is a small, fascinating Native American Museum owned by an Indian woman and her husband. Although it is small, it was wonderful. You can tell there was much love and devotion in their selection, preparation, and arrangement of the hundreds of small, medium, and large item displays throughout the building. The baskets are amazing! Every exhibit had painstaking small,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2013 via mobile

My 8 & 9 yr olds really enjoyed visiting the museum. The staff was friendly and very knowledgeable. It wasn't expensive and there are some hands-on learning activities.

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