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Lumberman's Museum

Patten, ME
+1 207-528-2650
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Very informative Museum....

We saw one of the last log drives when we moved to Maine in the mid '70s and were interested to... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
oldmayor
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Portland, ME
Well Worth a Visit

We stopped at the Lumberman's Museum on our way to visit the new Katahdin Woods and Waters National... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
sptravelers5
,
Washington, D.C.
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This lumber history museum is located near Island Falls.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“the bean” (2 reviews)
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Patten, ME
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

We saw one of the last log drives when we moved to Maine in the mid '70s and were interested to learn more about the timber business. Our tour of the exhibits was preceded by the video about logging in the 1930s, all with Tim...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2017

We stopped at the Lumberman's Museum on our way to visit the new Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument. We found the staff at the museum very helpful and they allowed us to fill our water jug for our camping trip. The museum offers a...More

Thank sptravelers5
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Great location to learn more about the logging industry and it's history in Maine. Also has info about the new Katahdin Woods and Waters Monument in Maine.

Thank Peter J
Reviewed 30 August 2016

we have been here several times usually come to our cabin from NJ for the bean hole supper they have 2nd Saturday in August you really have to put this on your to do list. They have so much information and items from the history...More

Thank Martha C
Reviewed 22 February 2016

The Lumberman's Museum in Patten is the real deal. The museum was founded and is still run by Maine Lumbermen or family members of real Maine Lumbermen. The many exhibits re create logging camps as they were during different periods of Maine's history and include...More

1  Thank Caroline W
Reviewed 16 October 2015

Good History of Logging does not take more than an hour, while picking up groceries nearby. My teenage son and I enjoyed learning more about such an important part of Maine's culture and history.

1  Thank Lee S
Reviewed 22 September 2015

This is an extremely interesting museum showing the lives of the old lumberjacks and how they moved the logs on the rivers and in the woods. Particularly interesting is the movie they show which must be just about the first documentary on logging. A former...More

1  Thank John S
Reviewed 27 September 2014

For years my husband and I have been wanting to visit the Patten Lumberman's Museum in Patten, ME. This is a small museum with 9 buildings total that specifically tell of the life of the lumbermen in the olden days. It starts out with a...More

1  Thank mrcuddles12
Reviewed 26 August 2014

We stopped by the museum to learn more about the life of a lumberman. The tour is $10.00 for adults, $8.00 for seniors. It starts with a 25 minute video of actual lumbermen at work and it is narrated by one of the mill owners....More

3  Thank Globalgirl2
Reviewed 22 October 2013

We really were not expecting too much in this small, country town, but WOW!! This museum really gives a comprehensive view of logging in "the old days" when logs were floated down the river. They start you off with a wonderful video spliced together from...More

2  Thank Philip W
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