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Owls Head Transportation Museum

117 Museum Street, Owls Head, ME 04854
+1 207-594-4418
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Well worth the effort to find this museum

Large variety of cars, planes and motorcycles, plus history lessons. I thought I knew a lot but I... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
Williamsburg, Virginia
Stop by if you are in the area, you will be glad you did.

There is a great collection of vehicles and aircraft at the Owls Head Transportation... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2017
Boston, 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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117 Museum Street, Owls Head, ME 04854
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Large variety of cars, planes and motorcycles, plus history lessons. I thought I knew a lot but I learned a lot about aviation and aviation pioneers. Great way to spend 3-4 hours.

Thank Teesyl
Reviewed 1 October 2017

There is a great collection of vehicles and aircraft at the Owls Head Transportation Museum. There are several events during the year that are a must see. We went to the car and air show and it was the highlight of our weekend.

Thank Fallschirmjager
Reviewed 21 September 2017

While there are certainly larger antique car museums, Owl's Head is both well presented and quite interesting. It's all a matter of quality over quantity, and this one is definitely quality. In addition to the cars, they also have a good collection of antique airplanes,...More

Thank bbwex
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

I've been there several times, and every time I see something more- either a new exhibit, something I missed before, or something that one of the staff points out about the exhibits on display.If you like cars, planes, their history, or learning about them, this...More

Thank Drew W
Reviewed 19 September 2017

This attraction is truly special...very, very well-done. The exhibits are unusual and in mint condition, regardless of age. One of the nicest features is the encouragement to touch and "work" the exhibits. The museum is easy to navigate and truly covers diverse means of transportation,

Thank Holly V
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We weren’t sure what to expect. Someone we met the day before mentioned the museum was on their “things to see” list, so we thought we would give it a try. We were pleasantly surprised! What a great place! From the gypsy wagon to the...More

Thank Thom O
Reviewed 14 September 2017

This museum was simply amazing. Not just automobiles, but trucks, gypsy trailers, planes, bikes. Wonderful ones in great shape. Great videos to tie it together.

Thank 10sJohn
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We were on a road trip with friends and they suggested we stop here. WOW! Are we glad we did. Not only nifty old cars but a Corliss Steam Engine d=from the 19th Century and a replica of the Wright Brothers Flyer. Well worth the...More

Thank richardstorm
Reviewed 23 August 2017

We had a good time, though there was a major auto auction over the weekend and the aircraft were not as easily available. However we did see some vintage autos including a VW in light blue from the 50's and a gorgeous Packard that had...More

Thank Buppa1
Reviewed 22 August 2017

All I can say is that it was fascinating, well planned out and interesting to all of us. The Women Who Dare (3 who were pioneers in cars and airplanes) exhibit and videos were excellent (be sure and check out the display across from the...More

Thank Connie B
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2 August 2017|
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Response from Richard R | Reviewed this property |
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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