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.Plan to visit South Portland Historical Society Museum and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended South Portland attractions using our South Portland travel planner.
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It is very fun, interesting and educational musuem. The staff is very nice, friendly and knowledge about history.
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.
It is very educational and great museum. It has a very nice gift shop. Great museum with people working there. more »
This is a great little museum! Free admission and a cute gift shop stocked with local products.
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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