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Bangor Historical Society and Thomas A. Hill House Museum

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A Lovely Event

We went for a fundraising event and received a terrific tour. We knew very little about the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lee S
Bangor, Maine
Glimpses into History

Visitors should make sure they look in the drawers of photos upstairs. They will get a tour of... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
Sandip LeeAnne W
Bangor, Maine
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  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible0%
2 weeks ago
“A Lovely Event”
24 Jun 2018
“Glimpses into History”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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159 Union St, Bangor, ME 04401-6147
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for a fundraising event and received a terrific tour. We knew very little about the historical society before, but now we are members

Thank Lee S
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

When we were in our hotel in Bangor, we saw the advertisement and decided to check out that small museum in downtown. It was not easy to find but worth to visit. You need to call the doorbell to get in. The director will give...More

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Reviewed 25 June 2018

Visitors should make sure they look in the drawers of photos upstairs. They will get a tour of Bangor history, at least from the advent of the camera. The house was a private residence with a history of its own and that is apt to...More

Thank Sandip LeeAnne W
Reviewed 21 May 2018

You may be so fortunate to have a tour by Carolyn who reviewed Bangor's history well and was very open to answering questions.

Thank Carol L
Reviewed 1 May 2018

I've been interested in this Museum every time I have driven by. Very unassuming. I figured it couldn't be that cool. But boy was I wrong! A very well preserved museum with a rich history. Check it out if you're in the area!

Thank Danielle D
Reviewed 5 March 2018

An incredible home and museum, with exceptional staff and terrific programming. I particularly love their walking tours and their wine events!

Thank Tanya237
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

The place is an average museum. It was once the house of an ex mayor and was built in 1835. It has some lovely paintings and guns. But nothing fascinating. You can skip this if you don't have time.

Thank bhavana h
Reviewed 13 July 2017

I would give the museum itself a 3 but the young man who gave us a tour gets a 5. He was very good so we would recommend having the tour rather than just walking through.

Thank ksjhight
Reviewed 17 March 2016

They have a lot items related to the city of Bangor. There is a lot of documents and photos. One thing I was originally interested in was the fire of down town Bangor. They had items, but they were not what I expected. Not it...More

1  Thank Lo3rn
Reviewed 29 February 2016

great place to learn about Bangor history and what has happened to the city in the last say 100 to 200 years..does tours around the city of houses churches and much more

1  Thank Craig J
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