The Peary–MacMillan Arctic Museum is a museum located in Hubbard Hall at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine. Named after Arctic explorers and Bowdoin College graduates Robert E. Peary (Class of 1877) and Donald B. MacMillan (Class of 1898), it is the only museum in the lower 48 states of the United States dedicated completely to Arctic Studies.To visit Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and other attractions in Brunswick, use our Brunswick trip itinerary website.
Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum reviews
We toured the museum just after Bowdoin reopened for the school year. The museum is free of charge. The temporary exhibit was about George Henson while the permanent collection has items related to.... more »
Out of all the museums we've been to, this was our first arctic one. Very unusual and informative! We especially liked the exhibits of arctic clothing, tools, photographs, and art. more »
Great free museum. Glad they acknowledged the African American partner in the expedition. Amazing collection of native art and clothing
A fabulous museum! Well worth the trip.
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