Augusta, Maine

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Augusta, Maine, USA

Attractions in Augusta, Maine

Amusements

  • Children's Discovery Museum, The
    265 Water Street, Augusta, ME 04330
    207-622-2209, The Children’s Discovery Museum's interactive environment offers multi-sensory, self directed, open-ended learning experiences to develop knowledge of and respect for... more info  map

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Blaine House (Governor's Mansion)
    Located on the Corner of State & Capitol Streets
    207-287-2121, Originally built in the Federalist-style, the Blaine House has been the official residence of Maine governors since 1919. The Blaine House is open to the public for... more info  map

  • Kennebec County Courthouse
    The Intersection of State and Winthrop Streets
    Listed on the National Registry of Historic Buildings, the Greek Revival-style Kennebec County Courthouse was used for Maine Supreme Judicial Court sessions from 1830 to... more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Old Fort Western
    16 Cony Street, Augusta, ME 04330
    207-626-2385, The oldest surviving wooden fort in America, this National Historic Landmark on the Kennebec River was once used as a staging point for the assault on Quebec with... more info  map

Libraries & Research Centers

  • Lithgow Public Library
    45 Winthrop Street, Augusta, ME 04330
    207-626-2415, Special collections at this library include a Maine history collection, large print books, and a career exploration center. A large variety of educational,... more info  map

  • Maine State Law & Legislative Reference Library
    43 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333
    207-287-1600, Open Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., the Maine State Law & Legislative Reference Library provides legal and governmental information services and such... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine
    46 University Drive (Michael Klahr Center), Augusta, ME 04330
    The University of Maine at Augusta
    207-621-3530, Attached to the University’s Katz Library, the 6,000 square foot Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine's mission is "to educate about the Holocaust, advocate for... more info  map

  • Maine Military Historical Society Museum
    Winthrop Street, Augusta, ME 04333
    Located by the Front Gate of Camp Keyes
    207-626-4338, "The only museum in Maine that is dedicated solely to Maine military history," this museum contains numerous historical objects and artifacts pertaining to the history... more info  map

  • Maine State Museum
    230 State Street, Augusta, ME 04333
    207-287-2301, Four floors of exhibits at this museum display over 12,000 years of Maine history, including the Ice Age, Paleo-Indians, first European explorers and wonderful arts and... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Pine Tree State Arboretum
    153 Hospital Street, Augusta, ME 04330
    Located at Hospital Street & Piggery Road
    207-621-0031, This 200-acre tract of land where trees, shrubs, and plants are cultivated for educational, recreational and scientific purposes contains white pine trees planted in... more info  map

  

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