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Located in Augusta, ME
4 miles from Manchester
"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
4 miles from Manchester
"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
4 miles from Manchester
"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
4 miles from Manchester
"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 Waterville, ME
19 miles from Manchester
"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 Alna, ME
21 miles from Manchester
"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 Lewiston, ME
22 miles from Manchester
"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)
Located in Lewiston, ME
23 miles from Manchester
"Every traveler knows that the best way to discover a great place is to travel off the beaten path, and listen to the locals. So, this season, point your car towards Lewiston and discover a theatre the Portland Phoenix Readers' Poll voted Best Theatre Company in Maine four times."(This excerpt taken from The Public Theatre website)
Located in Auburn, ME
24 miles from Manchester
"Lost Valley's variety of 15 great trails and updated Ski and Snowboard terrain park, offers a full and interesting ski day for skiers of all abilities. Most of Lost Valley's trails are rated easiest and intermediate, while also offering considerable challenge to expert skiers on more difficult trails."(This excerpt taken from Lost Valley Ski Area website)
Located in Edgecomb, ME
25 miles from Manchester
"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)
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