South Portland Historical Society Museum, South Portland

4.8
#11 of 23 in Things to do in South Portland
Specialty Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
The museum is open daily, May 1 thru end of October; and other times, by appointment. The museum offers a variety of exhibits, including the history of the WWII Liberty shipyards in South Portland, local lighthouses and their keepers, South Portland's and Maine's involvement in the Civil War, the sardine canning industry, historic horse racing tracks, and more. One exhibit uses a local neighborhood to show how the invention and increased use of the automobile has changed American neighborhoods.
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  • It is very fun, interesting and educational musuem. The staff is very nice, friendly and knowledge about history.  more »
  • It is very educational and great museum. It has a very nice gift shop. Great museum with people working there.  more »
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  • The museum is small yet very informative. The staff is great. They are welcoming and knowledgeable. The surrounding area is beautiful.
  • Friendly staff with a wealth of local historical information. I highly recommend visiting the museum. Admission is free, donations encouraged. Don't let this small gem of history disappear.

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