Maine Mineral Displays

Creaser Jewelers

Address:138 Maine St.
South Paris, Maine 04281
Notes:Open 9 am to 5 pm, 7 days a week

L. C. Bates Museum

Address:U. S. Route 201
Hinckley, Maine 04944
Notes:Open April 15 - mid-November, Wednesday through Saturday, 10:00 to 4:30, Sunday 1:00 to 4:30; Winter hours: Wed. - Sat., 10:00 - 4:30; and other times by appointment or chance

Maine Geological Survey

Address:Williams Pavillion, Eastside Campus
Augusta, Maine 04333
Notes:The Survey has an exhibit of Maine minerals, sells topographic and geologic maps and reports, and is an affiliate of the federal Earth Science Information Center; open to individuals or small groups during normal office hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 to 5:00

Maine State Museum

Address:230 State St
Augusta, Maine 04333
Notes:Gem and mineral exhibit includes superb tourmalines; hours are Tuesday through Friday, 9:00 to 5:00, Saturday, 10:00 to 4:00, closed Sunday, Monday, and all State holidays and State government closure days; small admission fee charged

Mt. Mann Jewelers

Address:57 Main St.
Bethel, Maine 04217
Notes:Display of Maine minerals and gems; call for hours

Northern Maine Museum of Science, Presque Isle

Address:Folsom Hall
University of Maine - Presque Isle
Main St.
Presque Isle, Maine 04769-2888
Notes:Since most of the displays are in the hallways at Folsom Hall, the museum can be visited anytime the campus is open. See UMPI's Academic Calendar page for times. Special tours can be arranged by contacting Museum Curator Dr. Kevin McCartney.

Norway Historical Society

Address:471 Main Street
Norway, ME 04268

The Nylander Museum

Address:P.O. Box 1062
657 Main Street
Caribou, Maine 04736
Notes:Displays of minerals, fossils, taxidermied Maine animals, and Paleo-Native artifacts; Summer hours: Memorial Day through Labor Day, Friday and Saturday, 9am - 5pm; or by appointment. Closed holidays. Winter hours by appointment only. Free admission

Last updated on October 16, 2014