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Portland, Maine, USA

Attractions in Portland, Maine


  • Children's Museum of Maine
    142 Free Street, Portland, ME 04101
    207-828-1234, Children of all ages will enjoy the dozens of interactive exhibits and programs at this museum that features hands-on experiences in its Toddler Park, Mini Planetarium,... more info  map

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Tate House Museum
    1270 Westbrook Street, Portland, ME 04102
    207-774-9781, A National Historic Landmark, this significant Georgian style home is one of only two residences in Maine with an unusual clerestory in the gambrel roof and is the only... more info  map

  • Victoria Mansion
    109 Danforth Street, Portland, ME 04101
    207-772-4841, One of the greatest Italian villa style residences and one of the most important historic house museums in the nation, this luxurious mansion is has numerous features... more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Portland Observatory
    138 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
    207-774-5561, The last remaining maritime signal tower in the nation, this historic observatory features informative exhibits on maritime history and breathtaking views of the harbor.... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Maine Historical Society
    489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
    207-879-0427, Three main buildings make up this wonderful museum complex. The history museum contains changing exhibitions that cover over five centuries of Maine life, the research... more info  map

  • Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Company & Museum
    58 Fore Street, Portland, ME 04101
    207-828-0814, Interesting Portland industrial historical exhibits and artifacts are on display at this unique museum that also features historic two-foot gauge railroad equipment and... more info  map

  • Museum of African Tribal Art, The
    122 Spring Street, #1, Portland, ME 04101
    207-871-7188, A unique collection of African tribal masks and artifacts are on display at this museum that protects and preserves Sub-Saharan African tribal art, culture, and... more info  map

  • Portland Harbor Museum
    382 Fort Road, Portland, ME 04106
    207-799-6337, The bow of the Snow Squall, the only surviving American clipper ship, is on display at this museum. The museum also features an annually changing exhibit interpreting... more info  map

  • Portland Museum of Art
    Seven Congress Square, Portland, ME 04101
    207-775-6148, The collection at the Portland Museum of Art features decorative arts dating from the 1700s. It includes artists such as Andrew Wyeth, Winslow Homer and Rockwell Kent.... more info  map

  • Salt Gallery, The
    110 Exchange Street, Portland, ME 04101
    207-761-0660, Photography, radio, and documentary writing by Salt Institute students, as well as other documentarians, are exhibited at this unique gallery. Programs in radio, black... more info  map

Tours & Cruises

  • Casco Bay Lines
    Commercial & Franklin Streets
    207-774-7871, Departing daily from the Casco Bay Ferry Terminal, this beautiful boat offers a variety of activities including year round narrated cruises, seasonal island group... more info  map

  • Coast Watch & Guiding Light Navigation Company
    Long Wharf
    207-774-6498, This cruise company offers daily seasonal cruises to Eagle Island, the former home of North Pole discoverer Admiral Robert E. Peary. They also offer scenic one and a... more info  map

  • Maine Day Trip
    110 Marginal Way #139, Portland, ME 04074
    207-838-5275, Maine Day Trip provides personalized and memorable sightseeing tours year round. You can see lighthouses, botanical gardens, antique shops, outlet stores or anything... more info  map

  • Mainely Tours
    3 Moulton Street, Portland, ME 04101
    207-774-0808, Portland's original trolley tour offering several daily departures. This company offers a fully narrated 90 minute tour of Portland, as well as a land and sea... more info  map

  • Olde Port Mariner Fleet
    Long Wharf, Commercial Street
    207-775-0727, Specializing in scenic narrated harbor cruises, this tour company also offers whale watching cruises, deep sea fishing, sunset cruises, and Casablanca dinner and... more info  map

  • Portland Discovery - Land & Sea Tours
    170 Commercial Street, Portland, ME 04101
    Located on Long Wharf
    207-774-0808, Portland Discovery provides guests with charters and tours that allows them the opportunity to see many rich New England landmarks and sites. Some include their... more info

Vineyards, Wineries & Breweries

  • Allagash Brewing
    50 Industrial Way, Portland, ME 04103
    207-878-5385, "New England's Original Belgian Style Brewery", this brewery is one of the most unique and well respected brands in the brewery industry and features some of the finest... more info  map

  • Casco Bay Brewing Company
    57 Industrial Way, Portland, ME 04103
    207-797-2020, Tours and tastings are available upon request at this award-winning microbrewery that produces the only year round Pilsner in Maine, as well as the Riptide Red Ale. ... more info  map

  • Shipyard Brewing Company
    86 Newbury Street, Portland, ME 04101
    207-761-0807, Located on the site of three historic 19th century shipyards, this award-winning brewery produces English style beer made with true English ingredients in an English... more info  map


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