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Located in Augusta, ME
"Come experience Maine, the way life was! Visit the Museum's 12,000-plus years of history, from the Paleo-Indians to the first European explorers. See the homes, shops and mills where Mainers have lived and worked for centuries. Explore the factories, ships and farms that are an integral part of the state's rich history. All preserved under one roof at the Maine State Museum."
(This excerpt taken from Maine State Museum website)
Located in Augusta, ME
"The mission of the Children's Discovery Museum is to create for all visitors an interactive environment in which multi-sensory, self directed, open-ended learning experiences prove the motivation to develop knowledge of and respect for self, others, the environment and the world."
(This excerpt taken from Childrens Discovery Museum website)
Located in Augusta, ME
"Old Fort Western, built in 1754 and a National Historic Landmark, is America's oldest surviving wooden fort - a reminder of the great contest between cultures that dominated New England life 250 years ago."
(This excerpt taken from Old Fort Western website)
Located in Augusta, ME
"The Mission of the Viles Arboretum is to promote the knowledge and appreciation of Maine's trees and other flora for people of all ages by offering educational, recreational, and inspirational opportunities."
(This excerpt taken from Viles Arboretum website)
Located in Alna, ME
18 miles from Augusta
"The Wiscasset, Waterville & Farmington Railway Museum, Inc., is a non-profit organization established in 1989 to acquire, preserve, and restore the operation of narrow gauge railroads and equipment which operated in the Sheepscot Valley and on other roads and to establish a Museum for the display of artifacts for enlightenment and education of the general public concerning the social and economic impact of railroads on the communities served."
(This excerpt taken from WW&F Railway Museum website)
Located in Waterville, ME
18 miles from Augusta
"Founded in 1959 and now comprising four wings, more than 6,000 works, and more than 28,000 square feet of exhibition space, the Colby College Museum of Art has built a significant permanent collection that specializes in American and contemporary art. The Museum serves both as a teaching resource for Colby College and as an active cultural institution for the residents of Maine and visitors to the state."
(This excerpt taken from The Colby College Museum of Art website)
Located in Edgecomb, ME
22 miles from Augusta
"Watch boats motor by, catch a glimpse of playful harbor seals, or see nearby nesting osprey take flight as you enjoy a picnic on the waterfront at Fort Edgecomb State Historic Site. Located on Davis Island in the Sheepscott River, Fort Edgecomb traces its origins to the early 19th century. Interpretive panels unfold the events surrounding the Fort's history when hostilities in Europe dictated construction of forts to protect local residents."
(This excerpt taken from Fort Edgecomb State Historic Site website)
Located in Liberty, ME
22 miles from Augusta
"Lake St. George State Park is located 16 miles west of Belfast and 25 miles east of Augusta on the northwest shore of beautiful Lake St. George. State Route 3 ran parallel and close to the lake, which was originally part of a farmstead. The centerpiece of the park is Lake St. George itself. Some of the park's campsites are located right on the shoreline where a morning cup of coffee can be enjoyed while watching the sun rise over the crystal clear water."
(This excerpt taken from Lake St. George State Park website)
Located in Union, ME
23 miles from Augusta
"Sweetgrass Farm Winery and Distillery is Maine's first winery and distillery using Maine grown fruits to produce fine wines and distinctive spirits. Our wines include apple, cranberry apple, blueberry, peach, and cranberry port. The distilled spirits are hand crafted in old world tradition with a copper alembic still capturing the full flavors of our gin and fruit brandies."
(This excerpt taken from Sweetgrass Farm Winery and Distillery website)
Located in Lewiston, ME
24 miles from Augusta
"The Bates College Museum of Art is a laboratory for the visual arts. Providing an environment for broad audiences to explore and discover synergies created by visual art across academic disciplines of a liberal arts education, we represent the new academic museum for the 21st century."
(This excerpt taken from Bates College Museum of Art website)
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