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Cole Land Transportation Museum

405 Perry Rd, Bangor, ME 04401-6725
+1 207-990-3600
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Quality Transportation Museum in Bangor, Maine

For decades, the Cole corporation has done an outstanding job to collect and present its... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ludwig B
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Bangor, Maine
Fascinating and fun!

A gem - unique and interesting vehicles from all periods of history. A very cool destination for... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
Tanya237
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Bangor, Maine
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Museum dedicated to preserving and displaying Maine's land transportation equipment.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“all ages” (14 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
LOCATION
405 Perry Rd, Bangor, ME 04401-6725
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+1 207-990-3600
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"military history"
in 8 reviews
"covered bridge"
in 7 reviews
"all ages"
in 14 reviews
"amazing collection"
in 7 reviews
"farm equipment"
in 5 reviews
"old cars"
in 5 reviews
"on display"
in 8 reviews
"post office"
in 4 reviews
"horse drawn"
in 4 reviews
"full size"
in 3 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 6 reviews
"we spent hours"
in 3 reviews
"the staff was super friendly"
in 3 reviews
"military items"
in 3 reviews
"great history"
in 6 reviews
"off the highway"
in 3 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 6 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For decades, the Cole corporation has done an outstanding job to collect and present its interesting and historic vehicles. The sponsors should be lauded for this accomplishment. Visiting the museum is an educational experience, particularly for youngsters who have had no other exposure to the...More

Thank Ludwig B
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

A gem - unique and interesting vehicles from all periods of history. A very cool destination for kids and adults alike!

Thank Tanya237
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Coles has a tremendous museum of historical vehicles on hand to see. In addition, Galen Cole the owner and effort behind this great place is a WW II Veteran and he has dedicated himself to honor all Veterans, by installing the Military Veteran section to...More

Thank Bill B
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Transportation museum with a Maine twist. Small but enjoyable with equipment often indigenous to local life generations ago. Didn't expect much yet really enjoyed it. Go.

Thank James B
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

What a place, stopped in on a whim as we were passing through. This place has a little of bit of everything. I am a total gear head and i have been to plenty of events and places so I'm not easily impressed but this...More

Thank glenn g
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Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

This place is amazing. It covers all types of transportation. Has amazing different equipment to many to list. Has one of the most complete Military sections also. Again a well covered well organized collection. We will be going back to make a day of it.

Thank Elwood C
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

This guided tour of Maine's transportation industry was phenomenal. So much to see including local history on WWll and The purple heart. Our tour guide Austin was great. He knew the history and had a wonderful sense of humor. Please make sure you have time...More

Thank Darcy F
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

We happened upon this Museum by chance whilst looking for covered bridges and what an outstanding Museum. Words can't describe the abundance of machinery, equipment and vehicles on exhibition. Just say that they have streets designated to only one type of vehicle at a time...More

Thank Margaret C
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

although not super large museum it was very nicely done and informative. Definitely recommend a visit

Thank SanDiego333
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

My husband and I spent several hours strolling thru this well presented piece of history. Alot of time, money and thought went into preserving an unbelievable amount of artifacts! We enjoyed taking a photo of us upon an old delivery vehicle. well worth the visit!!

Thank Susan F
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Danielle D
18 March 2018|
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Response from Darcy F | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is an admission fee. Children under ninteen are free. AAA members pay $ 6.00. Adult admission is $ 7.00. 62 and over is $ 5.00. It is a wonderful musuem with lots of history. I hope you get a chance to check it... More
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mhugs370
21 June 2016|
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Response from Jim N | Property representative |
No but there is a picnic area.
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