Northern New England Museums
Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont History and Art Museums
A visit to a New England Museum. What can be enjoyed by many different kinds of people? A tour of a museum of course. With such a variety of museums here in New England, there is bound to be one that sparks your interest. You’ll find spectacular museums here. To feature your favorite Northern New England museum, please contact us.
Vermont is home to many pleasantly unique museums. This includes such topics as fly fishing, covered bridges, precision machinery and tools, and maple sugaring. Other Vermont museums hold collections from certain people that were well-known either in the area or beyond. The Shelburne Museum,Fairbanks Museum, Hildene Estate, and the Vermont Ski Museum in Stowe attract thousands of visitors every year. Vermont Museums also feature such people as Norman Rockwell, Electra Havemeyer Webb, Robert Todd Lincoln, “Snowflake” Bentley, and many more.
New Hampshire’s historical museums are filled with information not just about New Hampshire but the rest of New England as well. Some are rather specific in their historical topics such as skiing in New England, Scouting, and Native Americans. TheChrista McAuliffe Planetarium & Museum in state capitol of Concord is a living memorial to the astronaut teacher from New Hampshire.
Maine has many wonderful museums. The various forms of transportation covered in a number of museums includes antique cars, trains, and ships. The Wells Auto Museum on Route 1 in Wells is a popular seasonal attraction. Maine is rich with coastal heritage from years at sea. Many museums celebrate this in a variety of ways such as covering the basics, talking about a key person, or discussing some other aspect such as ship building or the ports that were so used when shipping was key.
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