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Manchester, Maine
Maine State Museum

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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 provided by Maine State Museum representatives)

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Childrens Discovery Museum

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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 provided by Childrens Discovery Museum representatives)

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Old Fort Western

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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 provided by Old Fort Western representatives)

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Viles Arboretum

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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 provided by Viles Arboretum representatives)

Hiking X-Country Skiing
The Colby College Museum of Art

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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 provided by The Colby College Museum of Art representatives)

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WW&F Railway Museum

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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 provided by WW&F Railway Museum representatives)

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Bates College Museum of Art

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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 provided by Bates College Museum of Art representatives)

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