April 11, 2013

Maine State Museum

Kennebec Journal Staff

AUGUSTA -- During school vacation week, the Maine State Museum, 83 State House Station, offers activities for families to enjoy. These opportunities for hands-on exploration and family fun are suitable for all ages and are free with the price of museum admission.


* Made In Maine -- an interactive tour, 11 a.m.

* Birds, Birds, Birds!, 1 p.m.

* History Touch Cart, 2-4 p.m.


* Made In Maine -- an interactive tour, 11 a.m.

* Maine's Golden Age of Granite Quarrying, 1 p.m.

* Logging Camps, River Drives and Sawmills, 2 p.m.


* Ice harvesting on the Kennebec River, 11 a.m.

* Relief rubbings, 1 p.m.

* History Touch Cart, 2-4 p.m.


* Home in Maine attic games, 10 a.m.-noon

* Relief rubbings, 1 p.m.

The Maine State Museum is open 1 a.m.- 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Admission cost $2 for adults, $1 for senior adults older than 62 and children 6-18 years of age; free for children younger than 6. Maximum charge for families is $6.

For more information, call 287-2301 or visit

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