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5th Maine Museum, Peaks Island

4.7
#10 of 15 in Museums in Portland
The Eighth Maine Regiment Memorial Building is an authentic, Victorian era, seashore lodge and living history museum. The building was designed in classic Queen Anne cottage style by Fassett & Thompson. Construction was started in 1888 and completed in the Fall of 1891.
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  • A great surprise while we were on Peaks Island to wander into this house and then get a history of Maine in the Civil War from one of the docents. Sat in rocking chairs while he told us tales. Very....  more »
  • Great location with very interesting artifacts from the civil war and a lot of island history as well.  more »
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  • Beautiful, historic building with a fantastic view, great programming and entertainment during the summer. Excellent Civil War museum and history.
  • Wonderful views from grandly proportioned wide porch and local historic interest especially for military and Civil War enthusiasts. Suggested donation, site of local concerts in summer.

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