199 Pleasant St.
Brunswick, ME 04011
Phone: (207) 729-1129
Fax: (207) 725-8310
Arts & Museums
One of the oldest historical organizations in Maine, this historical society was established in 1888 and features a large comprehensive research collection and changing exhibits that relate to the history of the Pejepscot Region.
A variety of exhibits, artifacts, and photographs depicting the history of Freeport are on display at this museum that also features a research library, educational programs, and a gift store.
Located in what was once an auto parts store, this unique art center features large display areas for visual art exhibits including both juried and invitational exhibits of some of the best visual artists in Maine. All forms of media are represented including photography, paintings, sculptures, textiles, and drawings.
Founded in 1962, this museum features an array of historic maritime artifacts and exhibits that relate to the maritime history of Maine. A historic wooden shipyard site is also on the premises.
A variety of changing exhibitions of local art and history are on display at this museum that is dedicated to preserving Yarmouth history. A small museum gift shop is also on site.
This gallery presents year round art exhibits by local and regional artists in a broad range of styles and techniques plus sponsors annual special arts events including an annual art exhibition by local artists and an annual art auction.
One of the largest photographic facilities in the eastern United States, this 40,000 square foot photographic center features numerous national and international photo exhibits in a broad range of subjects.
A liberal arts museum of the 21st Century, the Bates College Museum of Art houses an astounding collection of diverse, contemporary art work. Although small in size, the museum is a pleasant way to spend half an hour. It has a collection of permanent art work as well as temporary exhibitions covering a wide range of artistic styles. The exhibits are constantly changing, so be sure to check out the website for upcoming exhibitions and events before heading over. The museum is open Tuesdays to Saturdays between 10:00a and 5:00p. Admission is free.
Established in 1923, this historical society museum features a large array of historical artifacts and displays including Civil War memorabilia, Native American items, antique furnishings, and historical publications and photographs. Monthly programs are available.
A wonderful place to take a look into the past, this complex features historic trains, buildings and cars. Take a trip back in time with a ride on an antique steam powered train, visit turn-of-the-century buildings and study the classic details of a varied range of antique automobiles on this ten acre link to a nostalgic, yet vibrant and changing time in our history--- the turn of the 20th century. Open May through October each year.
Interesting Portland industrial historical exhibits and artifacts are on display at this unique museum that also features historic two-foot gauge railroad equipment and train rides along Casco Bay. Guided tours are available.
Photography, radio, and documentary writing by Salt Institute students, as well as other documentarians, are exhibited at this unique gallery. Programs in radio, black and white photography, and nonfiction writing are available at this institute.