Museums

Farmington Historical Society

118 Academy 118 High St. 126 High St.
Farmington, ME 04938
The mission of the Farmington Historical Society is to discover, procure and preserve the history of Farmington, Maine.

Nordica Memorial Association

116 Nordica Lane
Farmington, Maine 04938
Phone: 778-2042
A museum showcasing the life of Lillian Nordica (December 12, 1857 – May 10, 1914), an American opera singer who had a major stage career in Europe and her native country, born and raised in Farmington, Maine.

Nordica established herself as one of the foremost dramatic sopranos of the late 19th century and early 20th century due to the high quality of her powerful yet flexible voice and her ability to perform an unusually wide range of roles in the German, French and Italian operatic repertoires.

Nowetah's Indian Museum and Store

2 Colegrove Road Rt 27
New Portland, ME 04961
Phone: 628-4981
Nowetah's Indian Museum's ongoing exhibits feature an outstanding collection of American Indian artifacts from the United States, Canada and South America with a special focus on Maine's Abenaki Indians.

A special museum feature is an impressive collection of over 600 early Maine Indian ash splint, quill and bark baskets.

A full gift shop, that supports the museum offers quality, genuine American Indian arts and gifts at reasonable prices. Many items are handmade on the premises by the Nowetah and her daughter Wahleyah.

Abenaki-Paugussett, Indian owned/operated, the museum was established in 1969, built on an early 1600 ancestral Indian site.

Free admission - Donations welcome. The museum receives no local, state or federal museum funding.

Sandy River & Rangeley Lakes Railroad

128 Bridge Street
Phillips, ME 04966
Phone: 207-639-2228
A narrow gauge railroad museum with late 1800-1900 equipment offering train rides.

Ski Museum of Maine

256 Main Street
Kingfield, ME 04947
Phone: 265-2023
Maine is very rich in ski history, yet many people do not realize it nor recognize the place this history holds within the American ski world. Established with the mission to "preserve and publicize the business of skiing in Maine, while celebrating Maine's ski history and heritage". Visit our website for current exhibits and events.

Stanley Museum

40 School Street
Kingfield, ME 04947
Phone: 265-2729
The Stanley Museum keeps and shares the traditions of Yankee ingenuity and creativity as exemplified by the Stanley family in order to inspire those values in children and adults.
Exhibits Include - Steam Cars, Photography & Violins

Wilton Historical Society

10 Canal Street
Wilton, ME 04294
Phone: 645-4578 or 491-5996
The Wilton Historical Society's mission is to cultivate and nurture interest and appreciation for our community's rich history, to preserve our grand building and all of it's amazing contents for future generations as well as taking an active role in the economic development of our community.