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HOW TO SCHEDULE PROGRAMS AND TOURS

Please list the programs and tours your group would find most interesting. Select three dates: a preferred date and two alternates for your visit. Completely fill in all fields in the top of this Form and click on the submit button at the bottom of the page. All of the fields in the top of the form are REQUIRED. When scheduling is complete you will receive a confirmation letter by mail. All information is processed by our secure server and is kept confidential.

*THERE IS NO ADMISSION OR PROGRAM CHARGE FOR SCHOOL GROUPS.

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*Contact Person
*Email Address:(e.g.: you@aol.com)
*Phone Number
Best Time to Call
*Name of group/school
*Grade Level
*Number of students/adults
*Mailing address
*City/Town
*State
*Zip Code
*Date of Tour
*Arrival Time
*Departure Time
*Time needed for Lunch

 

GUIDED GALLERY TOURS

Nineteenth-Century World of Work
12,000 Years Into Maine's Past

SELF GUIDED TOUR

Self-Guided Tour of Exhibits

 

GALLERY PROGRAMS

 

PREHISTORY

Arrowhead Making
Relief Rubbings
Ancient Middens


NATURAL HISTORY


Flying with Feathers
Formation of Rocks and Minerals
Life in a Tide Pool
Life Under a Log
Mammals Large and Small
What is a Fish?

MILITARY HISTORY


Flintlock Musket and the Revolutionary War
The DEFENCE Story

AGRICULTURAL
&
INDUSTRIAL HISTORY

Farming in the 17th Century
Ice Harvesting on the Kennebec
The Importance of Iron
Maine's Golden Age of Granite Quarrying
A Look at 19th Century Textile Production
Life in a Logging Camp/Work in the Woods
The Power of Steam
Water Power in Maine
Wool Carding


MARITIME & FISHING HISTORY

Sailmaking and the Story of the ST. MARY
The Story of Claws: The Maine Lobster

 

All programs are 30 minutes. Fifteen participant maximum per session.

 

STATE HOUSE:

Self-guided Tour
Guided Tour
(60 person maximum)

BLAINE HOUSE:

Guided Tour Only
(25 Person Maximum)

Beginning July 1, 2009
The Maine State Museum is open Tuesday through Friday 9 AM to 5 PM
Saturday 10 AM to 4 PM
Sunday and Monday - Closed

Closed all state holidays and state government closure days.  In 2009, state government closure days are July 6, August 7, September 4, October 9, and December 24.

For more information, please call 207-287-2301 or TTY 888-557-6690 or check the museum website at: www.mainestatemuseum.org.