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Owls Head Transportation Museum

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

My sister and I went to this museum with our young children. We all enjoyed the museum --- the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
KimberlyN_D_105
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New York
Amazing Transportation Museum

We were visiting Boothbay and took a day trip to Owls head,lighthouse and of course this museum.So... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
blueyes5878
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Taunton, Massachusetts
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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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“car show” (9 reviews)
“vintage cars” (12 reviews)
“on display” (14 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
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117 Museum Street, Owls Head, ME 04854
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+1 207-594-4418
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My sister and I went to this museum with our young children. We all enjoyed the museum --- the vintage planes and cars were a sight to see. Definitely recommended.

Thank KimberlyN_D_105
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were visiting Boothbay and took a day trip to Owls head,lighthouse and of course this museum.So glad we came,we're into antiques and love old cars.This place was packed with beautiful cars,motorcycles,planes,bicycles,we were amazed! What a great place,we are coming back in august to see...More

Thank blueyes5878
Reviewed 3 days ago

We spent an afternoon in this wonderful place.So much to see! Throughout the displays there are videos that are very informative. We were so impressed with how all the vehicles were presented and maintained, The staff was friendly and helpful

Thank PENELOPE N
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had heard this was a good museum, but I had no idea....it's really exceptional - don't miss it. This museum has something to intrigue everyone from auto enthusiasts to airplane buffs to folks who like seeing history brought to life. Their collection of vehicles...More

Thank Boston-Travel-Diva
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice assortment of vintage cars planes and other forms of transportation, a great attraction,and a must for your mid coast checklist.Check for weekend events and auto auctions during the summer weekends...

Thank Richard R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After going to the Cole Transportation museum the day before, I didn't know what to expect here. The Museum is big and super clean, but there seems to be a lot of empty spaces. Everything looks too good. Better than new. I really liked the...More

Thank edbishop55
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quite honestly we did not know what to expect. But, we decided to visit as we had a few hours to kill. The fact that retired military are free helped as well. Our visit was an unexpected pleasure. The museum has an extensive collection of...More

Thank Thomas K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We needed a rainy day distraction and we found this museum. What a great place. They have a little bit of everything. Very well set up and very clean.

Thank Joann H
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We took our grandchildren ages 5 (boy) and 4 (girl) for an outing while visiting in Saint George in 2010 for the first time. They each enjoyed it very much and were interested in many of the mechanical displays. They loved seeing the old planes...More

Thank 777ruthw2015
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The Owls Head transportation museum is a " must do" if you are in the are. Fun and educational for all ages. An amazing collection of vintage cars and planes! Rare exhibits in a user friendly Oration.

Thank 193KRH
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Nancy O
Is food available here?
13 October 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?
7 April 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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