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Skowhegan History House Museum

66 Elm St, Skowhegan, ME 04976-1202
+1 207-474-6632
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small but very well run

I believe it was one of the daughters of a very prominent citizen who established the museum and... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2016
femvoc
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Skowhegan, Maine
Historical Skowhegan

My visit this time to the history house was not so much to view the history but to give to the... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2015
Jim R
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Skowhegan, Maine
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25 Jul 2016
“small but very well run”
20 Sep 2015
“Historical Skowhegan”
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66 Elm St, Skowhegan, ME 04976-1202
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+1 207-474-6632
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

I believe it was one of the daughters of a very prominent citizen who established the museum and bequeathed the money to keep it going. Now it is run by very dedicated people who do a great job with the upkeep, preservation and promotion the...More

Thank femvoc
Reviewed 21 September 2015

My visit this time to the history house was not so much to view the history but to give to the history of skowhegan with my collection of 300 plus post card collection that they scanned. This place is amazing for a small town to...More

Thank Jim R
Reviewed 10 January 2015

this house has everything you want to know about Skowhegan, Maine. Mel knows all everything you want to know. He will let you handle certain pieces and tell you what they were used for. I think they are closed for the winter but opens up...More

Thank Harold H
Reviewed 12 October 2014

We stopped in on the last day of the season (Saturday of Columbus Day weekend). The signs in the town to the museum are a little confusing. There is only parking for 3 cars on the side of the road. We were given an excellent...More

Thank bigtyke
Reviewed 11 September 2013

We enjoyed our morning visit to this museum before getting on the road again. It's an intriguing look at earlier times. We were fortunate to get a tour from, if I recall correctly, the president of the association that runs it. He was very knowledgeable...More

Thank brian_va
Reviewed 29 July 2013

Well-organized home representative of Skowhegan in the mid-1800's, even the gardens are superb examples of period plantings with emphasis on the native plants. Attached is a wing devoted to historical records and more memorablia. Much Civil War stuff. The curators are busy archiving the treasure...More

Thank SkowMaineacs
Reviewed 19 October 2012

Grew up with this place but for the past 20 years or so there has been a concerted conservatorship effort to catalog all, and display more effectively. There is so much here that it can be rotating displays.

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