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Owls Head Transportation Museum

117 Museum Street, Owls Head, ME 04854
+1 207-594-4418
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Who would have thought?

I never thought you would find this very fine museum in such a remote place! We had a ride in a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Tampa, Florida
via mobile
A gem!

After many years of visiting this area, we finally made it to the Owl's Head Transportation Museum... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Townsend, Massachusetts
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Featuring a world-class, operating collection of antique ground vehicles, engines and aircraft the Owls Head Transportation Museum is open seven days a week, year-round. Exhibits include "Faster: The Quest for Speed" featuring racing vehicles from some of New England's premiere collections. Visit to see the collection or plan to attend one of our fantastic summer events where collection pieces are demonstrated for the public.
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  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“car show” (9 reviews)
“vintage cars” (12 reviews)
“on display” (14 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
117 Museum Street, Owls Head, ME 04854
+1 207-594-4418
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I never thought you would find this very fine museum in such a remote place! We had a ride in a model T. The kids loved it. Grandpa talked about all the cars he and his father had over the years. Horns from old cars...More

Thank Lucybelle1
Reviewed 4 days ago

After many years of visiting this area, we finally made it to the Owl's Head Transportation Museum. The collection of antique cars and airplanes is impressive. The museum is not huge, so most everything can be seen in a few hours and without too much...More

Thank eam227
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Owls Head Transportation Museum is a diamond in the rough. An awesome museum of all types of modes of tranportation. From bicycles to planes. Very informative for all ages . On several weekends during the season they have air shows along with different antique car...More

Thank Donna B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My sister and I took our kids (ages 4, 3, 2, 8 months) to the museum and had an amazing time the kids loved seeing all the cars and planes and finding all the horns to honk! It is a MUST see when you are...More

Thank Stephanie N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My sister and I went to this museum with our young children. We all enjoyed the museum --- the vintage planes and cars were a sight to see. Definitely recommended.

Thank KimberlyN_D_105
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were visiting Boothbay and took a day trip to Owls head,lighthouse and of course this museum.So glad we came,we're into antiques and love old cars.This place was packed with beautiful cars,motorcycles,planes,bicycles,we were amazed! What a great place,we are coming back in august to see...More

Thank blueyes5878
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent an afternoon in this wonderful place.So much to see! Throughout the displays there are videos that are very informative. We were so impressed with how all the vehicles were presented and maintained, The staff was friendly and helpful

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had heard this was a good museum, but I had no idea....it's really exceptional - don't miss it. This museum has something to intrigue everyone from auto enthusiasts to airplane buffs to folks who like seeing history brought to life. Their collection of vehicles...More

Thank Boston-Travel-Diva
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Nice assortment of vintage cars planes and other forms of transportation, a great attraction,and a must for your mid coast checklist.Check for weekend events and auto auctions during the summer weekends...

Thank Richard R
Reviewed 5 June 2017

After going to the Cole Transportation museum the day before, I didn't know what to expect here. The Museum is big and super clean, but there seems to be a lot of empty spaces. Everything looks too good. Better than new. I really liked the...More

Thank edbishop55
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Nancy O
14 October 2015|
Response from mainecoastgal | Property representative |
Hi there, While we offer a comprehensive food vending service during our special events, we do not offer year-round food service in the Museum. Expanding our concession offerings is something that we are reviewing as we... More
Joanne G
7 April 2015|
Response from mainecoastgal | Property representative |
Hi Joanne, Thanks for your inquiry! Our Museum is indeed wheelchair friendly. We have loaner wheelchairs for guests as well. Please let me know if there is anything else I can help you with. Best, Jenna Lookner Public... More