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Joshua L. Chamberlain Museum

226 Maine St, Brunswick, ME 04011-3303
+1 207-729-6606
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Pleasant surprised!

Fabulous little museum! I wasn't really sure what to expect but my expectations were surpassed. Our... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2016
West Gardiner
via mobile
Day Trip

Very interesting. The tours are one hour and if I did not have children with me I might have gone... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2016
Titus T
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The home of the former governor of Maine and president of Bowdoin College.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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226 Maine St, Brunswick, ME 04011-3303
+1 207-729-6606
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Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Fabulous little museum! I wasn't really sure what to expect but my expectations were surpassed. Our tour guide was very informative and knowledgeable. You could tell he was very passionate about what he does. To see the changes the house has gone through was remarkable....More

Thank AIricka20
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Very interesting. The tours are one hour and if I did not have children with me I might have gone around for a second hour. Very informative and interesting.

1  Thank Titus T
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Very well done look at history of a USA civil war General who made history on the battlefield and off

Thank Vaughn S
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

I have been a half dozen times in 10 years, and every time I go I learn something new. Docents are very knowledgeable and willing to answer questions. Difficult access to top floor for mobility impaired, but that's understandable.

Thank judimama04011
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Dan was our tour guide and he had a wealth of knowledge about the house, history, family. The tour and background stories were amazing.

Thank LisaM7777
Reviewed 26 June 2016

In the very best sense of the word and worth a trip whether you're visiting Brunswick, the Great State of Maine or maybe even live here, as we do. What are we as a people and as Americans without our history? Answer: Nothing. And a...More

1  Thank theghostwriter
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain was a Medal of Honor recipient due to his courage & leadership at Gettysburg, and his home has a fantastic amount of memorabilia from him, including his original Medal of Honor. The volunteer guide was very knowledgeable, and the gift shop had...More

Thank Jiminy7
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

For all that's interested American History. In particular the Civil War and what life and dedicated cause meant to individuals at this specific era. Take notice, and enjoyable adventure.

Thank Joy N
Reviewed 26 April 2016

I give this a 5 not because it's the world's or even the town's best museum but because it was the home of one of our country's greatest heroes, Chamberlain. Over the years it has been restored and now it is a gem of 19th...More

1  Thank Oldeandnew
Reviewed 13 April 2016

If you are really into civil war history than this is for you, if not then reconsider going. An excellent piece of American and specifically Maine history.

Thank Anthony F
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8 October 2016|
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Response from judimama04011 | Reviewed this property |
Seasonal. After Columbus day they are only open Friday and Saturday 10 to 4 and Sunday 1 to 4. Close for the year on November 13th.
Bob J
8 April 2015|
Response from KittyRoadWarrior |
Yes! Please call us at the Chamberlain Museum to inquire on our current museum shop stock.