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Forum topic by wncguy posted 06-11-2015 01:27 PM 916 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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06-11-2015 01:27 PM

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We just returned from a road trip to Maine (our 1st visit to that area) & found a real gem of a museum that I wanted to pass along if you’re ever in that area. It’s the Owls Head Transportation Museum located on the coast of Maine between Portland & Bar Harbor. They have an incredible collection of restored aircraft, autos, trucks, bicycles, motorcycles, carriages & more.

We were really surprised by the size of the collection. It’s a non-profit group with volunteers doing most of the restoration. Here’s a link to their site. You can click on “Discover” then “Our collections” & pick on which you’d like to review.

A few photos we took. Missed the free model T rides due to rainy weather.

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#1 posted 06-12-2015 11:18 AM

Looks like a great day out. Cool photo’s.

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#2 posted 06-17-2015 01:20 AM

I luv museums like this

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#3 posted 06-17-2015 11:11 PM

Thanks for posting this!

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#4 posted 06-18-2015 12:39 PM

Mark & Roger – appreciate your posts. Manitoba & Kentucky would be long drive to Owls Head (we took 2 days on the road from NC, but if you’re ever in that area it is a great place to see.

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